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Grass March Cowboy Express Coming to Russell County

Grass March Cowboy ExpressThe Grass March Cowboy Express, a group of horse riders raising awareness and bringing attention to the plight of ranchers who are, in their opinion, having their grazing rights on federal land stripped away, will be traveling through Russell County Tuesday and Wednesday.

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USD 407 Named a Kansas School Breakfast Challenge Winner

Kansas Education DepartmentThe Kansas State Department of Education, in partnership with Midwest Dairy Council, Harvesters, Kansas Food Bank, Second Harvest Community Food Bank and Kansas Action for Healthy Kids, announced Friday the winners of the 2013-2014 Kansas School Breakfast Challenge.

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Russell Man Injured in Sumner County Motorcycle Versus Tractor Crash

Motorcycle CrashA Russell man and a woman were taken to Wesley Medical Center in Wichita with injuries after their involvement in a motorcycle versus tractor crash over the weekend in Sumner County.

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FHSU Changes Commencement

Fort Hays State UniversityFort Hays State University, one of the fastest growing universities in the nation, will make major changes in the way it conducts graduation ceremonies beginning in spring 2015.

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KU to Honor Local Students

Kansas Honors ProgramStudents from nine Kansas high schools will be honored Thursday, October 9, by the University of Kansas Alumni Association and KU Endowment.

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Junior Pruter Memorial Blood Drive a Big Success

Junior PruterThe American Red Cross thanks all who donated blood Wednesday in Russell in memory of Natoma's Junior Pruter. The goal was to collect 55 units and 66 units were collected.

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Presence of Rattlesnakes in Russell Reported

RattlesnakeIn the past week, the City of Russell has seen an increase of rattlesnakes in the East 15th, North Fossil and North Culp Street areas. With the cooling temperatures, the snakes are looking for warmer areas.

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