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Russell Man, Woman Arrested on Drug Charges

Drug ArrestTwo Russell people were arrested on drug charges in Russell Wednesday afternoon.

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Oilfield Pipe Joints Stolen

TheftMore than 50 oilfield pipe joints were reported stolen Wednesday from a lot southeast of Russell.

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RHS Broncofication Day is April 6

Russell Champion MascottThe annual Russell High School Broncofication Day is Wednesday morning, April 6.

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Anderson Named Volunteer of the Year

David Anderson 2016 Volunteer of the YearRussell and Ellsworth County Emergency Management and the Russell 911 Communications Advisory Board announced David Anderson as the 2016 Emergency Worker and Volunteer of the Year at the annual National Weather Service Storm Spotter Meeting Tuesday evening in Russell.

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Gooch Receives Community Service Award

Norma Gooch 2016 Community Service AwardNorma Gooch has received the 2016 Community Service Award from Russell and Ellsworth County Emergency Management and the Russell 911 Communications Advisory Board.

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Congressman Huelskamp Accepting Applications for Internships

Congressman Tim HuelskampCongressman Tim Huelskamp has announced his offices in Washington, D.C. and Kansas are accepting applications for internships in the summer and fall semesters. Kansas offices with internship positions include Dodge City, Hutchinson and Salina.

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Concerns Mount Over Wheat Freeze Damage

Wheat EmergenceConcerns are mounting over freeze damage to winter wheat crops that had broken dormancy weeks before temperatures plummeted in recent days.

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