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Midway Extension Releases Wheat Plot Results

2015 Wheat PlotThe Midway Extension District, which serves Russell and Ellsworth Counties, recently released the results of the 2015 wheat plot in Russell.

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Nex-Tech Announces Grant Program

Nex-Tech logoNex-Tech has announced a grant program for rural communities available through the Foundation for Rural Service (FRS), in cooperation with NTCA - The Rural Broadband Association.

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Contests Aim to Put the Brakes on Fatalities

Brakes on Fatalities logoA poster contest and a video contest are open for entries to educate youth on increasing roadway safety and reducing traffic fatalities as part of Put the Brakes on Fatalities Day.

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Dorrance Woman Involved in Barton County Crash

Kansas Highway Patrol BadgeA McPherson man was hospitalized and a Hoisington man and Dorrance woman were injured in a two-vehicle crash Wednesday morning near Great Bend.

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Collision Involving Russell Woman Injures Hays Woman

CrashA Wednesday morning two-vehicle collision near Hays involving a Russell woman sent a Hays woman to the hospital.

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Russell City Council Approves CDBG Agreement for Tennis Courts Rebuild

Russell City Council 5-19-15The Russell City Council Tuesday afternoon at a special meeting approved an agreement between the state and the city to accept Community Development Block Grant funding to rebuild Russell's tennis courts at Memorial Park.

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Topeka Man Arrested in Russell Following Traffic Stop

Drug ArrestA Topeka man was arrested Tuesday night in Russell on drug and other multiple charges following a traffic stop.

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