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Moran to Host Town Hall in Wilson Saturday

Senator Jerry MoranOn Saturday, July 25, US Senator Jerry Moran will stop in Wilson to host a Kansas Listening Tour stop in conjunction with the Czech Festival Legislative Coffee.

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Speeding Driver Eludes Law Enforcement

Police ChaseA driver led local law enforcement on a high-speed chase Sunday night in southern Russell County and northern Barton County before leaving the vehicle and escaping capture.

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Community Service Tax Credit Program Awards Announced

Dept CommerceThe Kansas Department of Commerce announced Monday that 23 nonprofit organizations will share $4.13 million in tax credits under the Kansas Community Service Tax Credit Program (CSP).

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Rollover Injures Truck Driver

Kansas Highway Patrol BadgeA Missouri semi driver was injured Friday evening in a rollover wreck in eastern Ellis County.

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Track Project, Website Upgrade Discussed at Special USD 407 BOE Meeting

USD 407 BOE 7-13-15The ongoing installation of a new eight lane track at Shaffer Field and consideration of upgrading the district's website were addressed Thursday evening by the USD 407 Board of Education at a special meeting.

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Russell Man Arrested Following Pursuit, Crash

7-15-15 Chase and Crash Morgan DobrinskiA Russell man was arrested on multiple charges Wednesday morning following his involvement in a high-speed pursuit and crash east of Russell.

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Russell City Crews Will Pick Up Limbs from Recent Storm

City of Russell LogoRussell residents who have downed tree limbs from Wednesday morning's storm are asked to place the limbs curbside and call the city building at 483-6311 with your name and address.

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