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Lawrence Man with Russell Ties Sentenced for Securities Fraud

FraudKansas Securities Commissioner Josh Ney has announced the conviction of a Lawrence man with Russell ties who was sentenced on Friday to 36 months probation and ordered to repay investors $214,000 in restitution for running a fraudulent investment scheme in Lawrence.


Two Arrested in Russell on Drug Charges

Drug ArrestA woman and a man were arrested Thursday in Russell on possession of methamphetamine charges.


Letsch Again Heading to National Pedal Pull

Javon Letsch 2014Javon Letsch, 9-year-old son of Julie Letsch of Luray and a 4th grader at Natoma Elementary School, placed 2nd Sunday, September 7 at the Kansas State Pedal Pull in Hutchinson at the Kansas State Fair.


Grant Applications to Community Foundation due Oct. 15

Russell County Area Community Foundation LogoThe Russell County Area Community Foundation has announced grant applications are being accepted now through October 15 for the Fund for the Better Russell County Area.


Large Fall Crop Production Predicted

Corn HarvestThe latest government forecast on Kansas crop production is painting a far rosier picture than had been anticipated for most fall crops just a month ago.


RCACF Partners with Russell Regional Hospital

LifePak TrainerGrants totaling nearly $6500 from the Russell County Area Community Foundation's Fund for a Better Russell County Area were used recently by Russell Regional Hospital to purchase new equipment.


USD 407 BOE Sets Timeline for Superintendent Hire

USD 407 BOE 8-11-14The USD 407 Board of Education at its Monday evening meeting set a tentative timeline for the hiring of a new superintendent.


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