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Nex-Tech Awards Grant to Russell Regional Hospital

Nex-Tech Awards Grant to RRH 11-1-16Committed to economic development in the communities it serves, Nex-Tech has granted $3,000 to Russell Regional Hospital to assist with the construction of a new physician's clinic, expand the physical and occupational therapy area, renovate the existing clinic to be able to accommodate an on-campus specialist, and establish minor surgical procedures.

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Missouri Man Arrested on Drug Charges Following Traffic Stop

Drug ArrestA Missouri man was arrested on drug charges Thursday afternoon on Interstate 70 in Russell County following a traffic stop.

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Natoma Community Library Question will be on Election Ballot

VoteIn the November 8 General Election, the citizens of Natoma will have the opportunity to legally establish the Natoma Community Library.

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KBI Advises a Check for Registered Offenders Before Halloween

KBIThe Kansas Bureau of Investigation (KBI) advises parents to perform a check for registered offenders in their neighborhoods and areas their children plan to trick-or-treat prior to Halloween festivities.

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Ellis Man Arrested Near Russell Following Chase

Police ChaseAn Ellis man was arrested Friday morning just east of Russell following a police pursuit on Interstate 70.

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Russell Man, Woman Injured in Unusual Deer Versus Vehicle Accident

Kansas Highway Patrol BadgeTwo Russell people were injured in an unusual deer versus vehicle accident Saturday evening in northern Barton County.

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City of Russell's ISO Rating Has Improved

City of Russell LogoIn the spring of 2016, the Insurance Services Office (ISO) conducted a site visit of the City of Russell for the purpose of assigning a Public Protection Classification (PPC) rating for fire protection.

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