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Senate Confirms C.J. Mahoney to be Deputy US Trade Representative

CJ MahoneyUS Senator Pat Roberts (R-Kan.), a senior member of the Senate Finance Committee, said Thursday the Senate unanimously approved C.J. Mahoney, originally from Russell, to be the Deputy United States Trade Representative.

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Representative Waymaster Files for Re-Election

Troy Waymaster - LurayOn Thursday, March 1, Representative Troy L. Waymaster, R-Bunker Hill, who represents the 109th Kansas House District, filed re-election paperwork at the Secretary of State's office in Topeka for the upcoming 2018 election.

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Severe Weather Awareness Week is March 5-9

5-8-16 Natoma Tornado Danny MinerWith the beginning of severe weather season drawing nearer, the Kansas Division of Emergency Management is reminding all Kansans to be prepared. March 5 through 9 is Severe Weather Awareness Week in Kansas.

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Great Bend Man Arrested for Drugs in Russell

Drug ArrestA Great Bend man was arrested for drugs following a traffic stop Wednesday afternoon in Russell.

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USD 407 BOE Approves Hires of Assistant Elementary Schools Principal, District Special Ed Director

Andrew DempewolfThe USD 407 Board of Education met Wednesday afternoon for a special meeting to discuss staffing.

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Two Injured in Two-Vehicle Crash in Russell

2-27-18 Car Crash 1Two people were injured Tuesday afternoon in a two-vehicle crash in Russell.

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Lt. Governor, Legislators Visit Russell

Legislative Coffee 2-27-18 1Kansas Lieutenant Governor Tracey Mann, State Senator Elaine Bowers and State Representative Troy Waymaster visited Russell Tuesday morning.

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