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Russell County Area Community Foundation LogoThe Russell County Area Community Foundation is accepting applications for student scholarships.

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Folks Encouraged to Participate in First Day Hike at Wilson State Park

First Day HikeWe start each year with a sense of optimism – new year, new day, new beginning. So how about starting a new tradition that's not only fun but healthy – start 2017 with a First Day Hike at one of Kansas' 26 state parks, including Wilson State Park.

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Osen Receives Fred White Sports Broadcasting Scholarship

Avery OsenAvery Osen of Winfield received the $2,000 Fred White Sports Broadcasting Scholarship from the A.Q. Miller School of Journalism at Kansas State University earlier this year in April.

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Firefighters Respond to Minor Explosion, Fire at Gluten Plant

12-28-16 White Energy Fire 1A minor explosion and small fire occurred early Wednesday afternoon at White Energy's gluten plant in Russell.

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Congress' Budget Patch Averts National Farm Loan Crisis

Planting WheatAn unusual budget provision passed earlier this month by Congress means no one who qualifies for a government farm loan will be denied in the next four months.

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Next Deines Cultural Center Exhibition Features Work of Barbara Stevens

Barbara StevensThe next exhibition at the Deines Cultural Center in Russell opens January 13. Barbara Stevens of Downs will show a collection of mixed media and ceramics pieces relating to her spiritual journey as an artist and a Christian.

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Russell Woman Arrested for Drugs on Christmas Eve

Drug Arrest 2A Russell woman was arrested for possession of drugs at a Russell residence following a domestic disturbance on Christmas Eve.

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