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Kentucky Man Arrested in Russell County Following High Speed Chase

Drug ArrestA Kentucky man was arrested on drug charges following a high speed chase Tuesday that began just west of Hays on Interstate 70 and ended near the Gorham exit.

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Russell County Commissioners Reject Overlay Bids

Russell County Commissioners 3-17-14The Russell County Commissioners rejected two asphalt overlay bids for work on the Luray bypass at their meeting Tuesday.

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"Paint with PRIDE" Applications Available

Paint with PrideApplications are now available for low income seniors or people with permanent physical disabilities to sign up for the Russell "Paint with PRIDE" program.

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New Non-Profit Focuses on Area Youth

Nex GenerationThe "Nex-Generation" name is no stranger to northwest Kansas. In 2011, Nex-Tech formed a youth services department and branded the Nex-Generation title to its many student-centered services.

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Two Animals Test Positive for Rabies

Rabies AlertIn January, a non-domestic animal within the City of Russell tested positive for the rabies virus according to city officials and another case has been confirmed this month.

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Natoma Takes Fifth at State Scholars Bowl

Scholars BowlThe Natoma Scholars Bowl team placed fifth Saturday, February 14 at the 1A-Division II State Scholars Bowl Tournament in Natoma.

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Talbott: Relaunch of State Program Would Benefit Russell County

Russell County Economic Development and CVBRussell County Economic Development and Convention and Visitors Bureau Executive Director Janae Talbott has recently been putting in a lot of Interstate miles by traveling to Topeka to tell state legislators about the importance of rural communities in western Kansas.

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