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Two Chicago Women Arrested for Passing Counterfeit Money in Russell, Hays

CounterfeitTwo Chicago women were arrested Monday in western Kansas for passing counterfeit $100 bills at multiple businesses in Russell and Hays.

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Jim Cross Wins Handcrafted Santa Claus

2016 Handcrafted SantaJim Cross of Russell has come forward as the winner of this year's Weihnachtsfest specially handcrafted Santa Claus by Dustin Poche and Loretta Miller.

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Happy Birthday, Kansas! Student Photo Contest Deadline Nears

LW HalbeFirst grader Asher Cook of Olathe loves taking pictures. His photograph of a beautiful field of wildflowers received first place in last year's Happy Birthday, Kansas! student photo contest.

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UPDATE: Cow Found Dead Apparently Not Shot

Russell County SheriffThe Russell County Sheriff's Office is investigating a cow found dead Wednesday morning in the extreme southeast corner of the county that was initially believed to have been shot, but after a Thursday autopsy, that has been determined to not be the case.

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Challenge Fund Announced to Help Russell Kids

Backpack ProgramA local donor will match dollar for dollar the first $5,000 contributed to the Russell Back Pack Endowment Fund during the holiday season.

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Russell City Council Discusses Wastewater System, Land Grant Termination

Russell City Council 5-19-15The Russell City Council met Tuesday afternoon for its monthly work study session.

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Dole Honored at Pearl Harbor Event in Texas

HW Bush and Dole 12-7-16Hundreds of well-wishers applauded World War II veterans George H.W. Bush and Bob Dole during a patriotic Texas ceremony marking the 75th anniversary of the Pearl Harbor attack.

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Mike in Morning Banner
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