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Swather Damaged, Batteries Stolen

Crime PhotoA swather parked in rural Russell County was reportedly damaged and its batteries were stolen.

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Clark to Represent Judicial Branch on Criminal Justice Reform Commission

Marty ClarkThree representatives from the Kansas judicial branch have been appointed to serve on the Kansas Criminal Justice Reform Commission.

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Plymouth Road Reopened

Road UpdateThe Russell County Highway Department notified the public on May 28 that they closed one mile of road southwest of Russell. They have reopened that mile.

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Simpson Elementary School to Receive New Fire Alarm System

USD 407 BOE 10-8-18The USD 407 Board of Education met Monday evening for a special meeting.

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Russell Police Receive Reports of Burglaries, Thefts

TheftRussell Police received three reports of burglaries and thefts between Friday and Sunday in Russell.

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Russell County Economic Development and CVB Announces Transition

Russell County Economic Development and CVBAfter 10 years, Janae Talbott is leaving the position of Executive Director of Russell County Economic Development and Convention and Visitors Bureau.

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Motorcycle Leads 160-Mile Pursuit

Kansas Highway Patrol BadgeA high-speed pursuit Sunday morning along Interstate 70, which began in Dickinson County, traveled west for 160 miles across portions of eight counties before ending in Gove County.

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