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New KDWPT Program Includes Wilson Lake

Georgia Cube Fish AttractorKansas Department of Wildlife, Parks and Tourism (KDWPT) fisheries staff will be launching a new program to increase the amount of fish-attracting structures in Kansas lakes.

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Business Appreciation Month Awards Nominations Now Open

Dept CommerceNominations for the Kansas Department of Commerce's 2015 Business Appreciation Month awards are now open.

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Kansas GOP Honors Senator Bob Dole

Dole Oct Visit 1Kansas GOP officials wrapped up the weekend in Topeka by awarding a man who found a way to reach every corner of the Sunflower State.

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County Commissioners Discuss Lower Tax Valuations Due to the Price of Oil

Russell County Commissioners 3-17-14The Russell County Commissioners at their meeting Monday discussed a recent and bleak state report concerning lower tax valuations in Kansas due to the price of oil.

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Nominations Sought for Public Service Award

Russell Co. Emergency ManagementRussell/Ellsworth County Emergency Management and the 911 Communications Advisory Board are once again requesting nominations for the Volunteer/Emergency Worker of the Year.

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Hilger, Stoppel Named RHS Winter Sports Royalty

2015 RHS Winter Sports RoyaltySarah Hilger and Garret Stoppel were crowned queen and king during Russell High School's annual Winter Sports Night activities at Amos Morris Gym on Friday, January 30.

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High Speed Chase in Russell County Ends with Crash in Ellis County

Police ChaseA high speed police chase Thursday afternoon on westbound Interstate 70 in Russell County ended with a car versus semi truck crash less than a mile west of the Victoria exit in Ellis County.

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