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Kansas Honors Program Recognizes Russell, Victoria Students

Kansas Honors ProgramThe Kansas Honors Program, an effort by the University of Kansas Alumni Association to honor the top 10 percent of high school seniors throughout Kansas, recognized students from Ellis, Russell, Rooks and Trego Counties Thursday, October 6 in Hays.

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Hoisington Man Arrested in Russell on Traffic Violation, Gun Charges

Russell County SheriffA Hoisington man was arrested on multiple charges, including criminal possession of a firearm, following a traffic stop in Russell Friday afternoon.

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Thomas, Boxberger Crowned RHS Homecoming Queen, King

2016 RHS Homecoming Royalty2Seniors Haley Thomas and Seth Boxberger were crowned homecoming queen and king prior to the Russell High School football game on Friday, Oct. 7 at Shaffer Field.

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Oregon Man Arrested Near Russell on Drug Charges

Drug ArrestAn Oregon man was arrested Wednesday night on drug charges following a traffic stop just south of Russell.

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Motorcycle Versus Deer Crash Injures Two from South Dakota

Motorcycle CrashA South Dakota man and woman were injured in a motorcycle versus deer crash Wednesday evening in southeastern Rooks County.

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KDOT Announces Approved September Bids

Road Work AheadThe Kansas Department of Transportation has announced approved bids for state highway construction and maintenance projects in Kansas.

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Stoppel Appointed to Russell City Council

Russell City Council 5-19-15The Russell City Council appointed former Councilman Blaine Stoppel as resigned Councilman GJ Long's immediate replacement at a special meeting Tuesday afternoon.

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