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New Non-Profit Focuses on Area Youth

Nex GenerationThe "Nex-Generation" name is no stranger to northwest Kansas. In 2011, Nex-Tech formed a youth services department and branded the Nex-Generation title to its many student-centered services.


Two Animals Test Positive for Rabies

Rabies AlertIn January, a non-domestic animal within the City of Russell tested positive for the rabies virus according to city officials and another case has been confirmed this month.


Natoma Takes Fifth at State Scholars Bowl

Scholars BowlThe Natoma Scholars Bowl team placed fifth Saturday, February 14 at the 1A-Division II State Scholars Bowl Tournament in Natoma.


Talbott: Relaunch of State Program Would Benefit Russell County

Russell County Economic Development and CVBRussell County Economic Development and Convention and Visitors Bureau Executive Director Janae Talbott has recently been putting in a lot of Interstate miles by traveling to Topeka to tell state legislators about the importance of rural communities in western Kansas.


North Dakota Man Arrested on Drug, Weapon Charges

2-10-15 Drug Bust 1A North Dakota man was arrested on multiple drug and weapon charges Tuesday night after he was pulled over for speeding on Interstate 70 near Bunker Hill.


Russell County Conservation District Winners Announced

Soil Conservation 2The Russell County Conservation District has announced its annual Banker's Award Winners.


USD 407 BOE Gives Permission to Solicit Vehicle, Elevator Bids

USD 407 BOE 8-11-14The USD 407 Board of Education at its meeting Monday evening gave district administrators permission to solicit bids for the possible purchase of new vehicles and the possible repair of the Central Office elevator.


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