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Dorrance Man Injured in ATV Rollover

ATV AccidentAn ATV rollover wreck early Saturday morning in Dorrance injured a Dorrance man.

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Russell County Commissioners Purchase Dump Truck, Sign Down Syndrome Proclamation

Down Syndrome Proclamation Signing 10-2-17The Russell County Commissioners approved the purchase of a new dump truck and signed a special proclamation regarding Down Syndrome at their regular meeting Monday morning.

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Russell County Expresses Interest in Tyson Plant

Tyson FoodsRussell County officials are expressing interest in bringing a Tyson Foods chicken processing plant to the area.

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Walters' National Spelling Bee Title Commemorated

Robert Walters at Monument DedicationA limestone monument in front of Russell's Fossil Station Museum was dedicated Saturday to Robert Walters of Russell in commemoration of his national championship in the 1968 Scripps National Spelling Bee.

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UPDATE: KBI Investigating Aggravated Battery in Ellsworth County

KBIOn Saturday, September 30, 55-year-old Kevin L. Wagner of Bushton died in a Wichita hospital after receiving a head injury during a Thursday, September 28 altercation in Lorraine. The preliminary autopsy report indicated he died from blunt force trauma.

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RHS Homecoming 2017 Pictures

2017 Homecoming King and QueenHere are some pictures from Russell High School's 2017 Homecoming events.

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Ribbon Cutting Held for Joiner Brothers Properties Group Townhomes

MIH Duplex Ribbon Cutting 1Through the housing study completed in 2013 and the development of the 20-year community comprehensive plan, it is clear that housing is in immediate demand in the community of Russell.

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