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Larned Woman Dies After Barton County Crash

Fatal CrashA Larned woman died from injuries sustained in a two-vehicle crash Saturday evening in northern Barton County.

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Rollover Injures Colorado Man, Two Children

Rollover AccidentA Colorado man and two children were injured in a vehicle rollover wreck Friday evening near Russell on Interstate 70.

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Area Students Participate in Kansas Boys State 2017 Session

Legion Boys StateMore than 430 young men from across the State of Kansas, all of whom will enter their senior year of high school this fall, participated in the 2017 session of the American Legion Boys State of Kansas Leadership Academy.

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Courtois Announces Resignation

Harold CourtoisRussell Regional Hospital Administrator Harold Courtois has announced his resignation effective July 21. He has been with RRH since 2013.

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Local Sorority Launches Little Free Book Nook

Little Free Book Nook 1Lambda Epsilon Sorority of Russell recently put up a Little Free Book Nook at the Ochampaugh residence at 333 North Fossil Street in Russell near the corner of 4th and Fossil.

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Senator Bowers Encourages Young Women to Enter NFWL/NRA Bill of Rights Essay Scholarship Contest

National Foundation for Women LegislatorsThe National Foundation for Women Legislators and the National Rifle Association are co-sponsoring the 20th Annual NFWL/NRA Bill of Rights Essay Scholarship Contest for college-bound female high school juniors and seniors.

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Sergeant Houck Retires

Karl Houck Retirement 1Russell County Sheriff's Sergeant Karl Houck was honored Thursday with a retirement reception in Russell.

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