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Stamp Prices Going Up

US Postal ServiceIt's about to cost close to 50 cents to mail a letter.

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Dinkel Promoted to Lieutenant

Dennis DinkelColonel Ernest E. Garcia, Superintendent of the Kansas Highway Patrol, has announced that Master Trooper Dennis Dinkel has been promoted to lieutenant and will oversee field troopers in the Troop D (Northwest Kansas) area.

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Electronics, Money Stolen from Russell Home on Christmas Eve

Crime PhotoAn iPad, a Playstation 4 and approximately $200 in quarters were reported stolen Wednesday from a Russell residence in the 300 Block of North Seitz.

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United National Bank Changes Name to Bank United

Bank United for generationsEffective Monday, December 23, United National Bank of Russell and Natoma will change its name to Bank United.

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Kansas Gas Service Warns of Possible Telephone Scam

Kansas Gas ServiceKansas Gas Service wants customers to be aware of a potential telephone scam that involves fraudulent callers posing as company employees demanding payment for their natural gas bills over the phone.

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Leadership Class Completed by Local Community Members

Kansas Leadership CenterRussell County Economic Development and Convention and Visitors Bureau congratulates five local community members that recently completed the Kansas Leadership Center Civic Leadership Series.

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KDOT Crews Ready for the Snow

KDOTWinter starts on Saturday, but ahead of schedule a winter snow storm is predicted to hit the state overnight.

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