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Apparent Murder-Suicide North of Hoisington

Barton County SheriffTwo people are dead after an apparent murder-suicide north of Hoisington on Tuesday evening.

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April Election Races Set

VoteThe field for the April 2 City Council and School Board election has been set, according to the Russell County Clerk's Office.

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USD 407 BOE Covers Many Topics at Monday Meeting, MINUTES NOW INCLUDED

USD 407 BOEThe USD 407 Board of Education met for its January regular monthly meeting Monday evening in downtown Russell with a full agenda of items to discuss, leading to a nearly five hour meeting when all was said and done.

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New Art Exhibit Opens at the DCC

Deines Cultural Center"IMpressionist Paintings and EXpressionist Drawings" by Native American artist Peter Paul Bruno is at the Deines Cultural Center now through February 24.

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RHS FFA Judging Team Invited to Scotland

FFA Judging Team 2012It was announced at Monday's USD 407 Board of Education meeting that fundraising has begun to try to send four students from Russell High School to Scotland for a trip they will never forget.

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Commissioners Discuss County Appointments, Reorganization

Russell County CourthouseThe Russell County Commission addressed beginning of the year business at its regular meeting Monday, with county reorganization, board appointments and insurance updates on the list of topics discussed.

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At 107, Oldest Russell Resident Dies

Kora Marie HollingerSpending all but the last two years of her life in Russell County, 107-year-old Kora Hollinger - the oldest Russell resident - died Wednesday, January 16 in Houston, Texas.

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