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Fireworks Blamed for Two Minor Fires in Russell

7-4-15 Garage Fire 1Fireworks are to blame for two minor structure fires in Russell Saturday night.

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Three Arrested for Drugs at Wilson Lake

Drug ArrestThree men were arrested for possession of drugs over the holiday weekend at Wilson Lake.

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Lawrence Begins New Position as USD 407 Superintendent

Angela LawrenceAngela Lawrence began leadership of USD 407 on July 1.

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High-Speed Chase Ends with Crash, Double Arrest Near Russell

7-2-15 Chase Janelle Michaelis 1A high-speed vehicle chase Thursday evening on Interstate 70 through Ellis and Russell Counties ended with a crash near Russell and two people in custody.

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Disassemblance Opens July 10 at the DCC

DisassemblanceThe next show at the Deines Cultural Center in Russell is Disassemblance, a solo painting exhibition by Darren Morawitz.

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Bowers Selected to Attend United States Army War College

Elaine BowersState Senator Elaine Bowers of Concordia has been selected to attend the 2015 Commandant's National Security Program at the US Army College in Carlisle Barracks, Pennsylvania.

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Kansas Residents Have Higher Taxes, Less Gun Regulation

Kansas State CapitolKansas residents are paying higher taxes on cigarettes, groceries and other consumer goods but no longer have to obtain a state permit to carry a concealed gun.

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