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Santa's Helpers Plans Four Toy Giveaway Days

ToysLocal organization Santa's Helpers has scheduled four toy giveaway days in hopes of bringing smiles to the faces of several needy children in Russell County during the Christmas season.

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Christmas Angel Tree Helps Disadvantaged Kids in Natoma

Adopt a Child for ChristmasChildren love receiving gifts on Christmas morning, but many area kids this year won't have the opportunity to open presents. That's why folks in Natoma have formed the 'Tis the Season Committee to help disadvantaged kids during the Christmas season.

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Bob Dole Released from Hospital Wednesday

Specter Dole 2011Former Republican Senator Bob Dole, a native of Russell, was hospitalized at Walter Reed Army Medical Center Tuesday, but according to spokespeople close to the senator, he was released Wednesday.

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Rise of Trich in Local Cattle Herds to be Discussed at Monday Program, Must RSVP by Thursday

AngusRussell County Extension representatives along with presenters from Kansas State University and the State of Kansas will hold a program Monday, December 3 at the Russell County 4-H Building to discuss the rising problem of bovine Trich, a venereal disease affecting local cattle herds.

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Haberer Says Burn Permit Change will Simplify Process

Russell Co. Emergency ManagementRussell County Emergency Management Director Keith Haberer recently explained what the Russell County Commission's decision last week to change the renewal process for burn permits will do for his organization and the public.

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Hoisington Woman Dies in One Vehicle Rollover Monday

Fatal CrashA Monday morning one vehicle rollover has claimed the life of 62 year old Janice Aylward of Hoisington.

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Teen with Russell Ties Dies in ATV Rollover

Tyler RathbunTyler R. Rathbun died early Sunday morning in an ATV accident in rural Miami County. Rathbun was the grandson of the late Howard and Eileen Vladar and the son of Theresa (Vladar) Rathbun formerly of Russell.

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