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RHS Students Win at League Art Competition

2015 League Art WinnersRussell High School students Katie Barney, Danielle Pickens, Natasha Hare, Jennifer Matthews, Alaina Gfeller, Kaycie Hogan, Timothy Krug, Chandler Reich and Nichole Crowell qualified and attended the League Art Competition in Beloit Wednesday, April 29.

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Paradise Woman Involved in I-70 Wreck

4-30-15 Wreck 1A Paradise woman was involved, but not seriously injured, in a wreck with a semi truck Thursday morning on Interstate 70 in western Russell County.

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President Theodore Roosevelt Presented a Speech in Russell 112 Years Ago Saturday

Theodore RooseveltTheodore "Teddy" Roosevelt, the 26th President of the United States, presented a speech in Russell 112 years ago on May 2, 1903.

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AG Schmidt Offers Tips to Avoid Contractor Scams

Roof Needing RepairFollowing the area's recent severe weather, roofing and other home repair companies are in high demand. Kansas Attorney General Derek Schmidt says it also provides scammers a great opportunity to take advantage of you.

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Kansas Man Wanted for Multiple Sex Crimes Found in Washington

US MarshalUS Marshals have arrested 45-year-old Corey Brian Harrell Sr., a Kansas resident wanted by the Russell Police Department for sex crimes.

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State Treasurer Warns of Telephone Scam Requesting Taxes

Scam AlertState Treasurer Ron Estes warns Kansans of suspicious phone calls using the number for the Unclaimed Property Division on caller ID to make it appear the state or Internal Revenue Service (IRS) is calling to request taxes.

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Money Stolen from Russell Apartment

Crime PhotoA bag of money was reported stolen Tuesday night from an apartment in Russell.

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