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County Commissioners Approve Courthouse Addition Site Plan

Russell County CourthouseRussell County Commissioners Tuesday approved the site plan for the County Courthouse addition and are inching closer to approving a floor plan.

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Meth Found at Russell Residence

Russell County SheriffMethamphetamine and drug paraphernalia were found Tuesday night at a Russell residence following the execution of a search warrant.

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PBS KIDS, SHPTV Announce Annual Writers Contest

PBS KIDS Writers ContestSmoky Hills Public Television again is partnering with PBS KIDS for its annual PBS KIDS Writers Contest, designed to promote the advancement of children's literacy skills through hands-on, active learning.

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UPDATE: Stolen Pickup Located

Stolen VehicleA pickup truck that was reported stolen from a Russell residence Saturday night has been located.

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Colorado Man Arrested in Russell County for Marijuana Possession

Drug Arrest 2A Colorado man was arrested Friday morning on eastbound Interstate 70 near Russell for possession of marijuana.

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RHS Goes 2-3 at State Scholars Bowl

2014 RHS Scholars Bowl Team - Reg ChampsRussell High School went 2-3 and just missed a spot in the championship round of the Class 4A State Scholars Bowl on Saturday, February 15 in DeSoto.

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Hays Man Injured in Crash West of Russell

Kansas Highway Patrol BadgeA Hays man was taken to the hospital in Hays after being injured in a single-vehicle crash west of Russell on Friday, February 14.

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