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Agco, Great Bend Co-op Announce Merger

Great Bend CoopOn April 10, Agco, Inc. members voted to merge with the Great Bend Co-op, effective August 1, 2017. This merger will create an organization with annual sales of $140 million, combined storage capacity of 13.3 million bushels and assets of $85 million with more than 115 employees.

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RHS Graduate Featured in K-State Student Newspaper Article

Gage Nichols2014 Russell High School graduate and current junior at Kansas State University Gage Nichols of Russell was featured in a recent article published by The K-State Collegian, which is the university's student newspaper.

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RHS Graduate a Member of National Champion FHSU Robotics Team

FHSU 2017 Robotics TeamA team from Fort Hays State University won the national VEX Robotics Championship and was the overall top team at the 79th International Technology and Engineering Education Association annual conference recently in Dallas.

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Rains Help Winter Wheat, Delay Corn Planting in Kansas

Green WheatRainfall in Kansas is greening pastures and helping winter wheat, but delaying corn planting.

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Russell Police, KBI Investigating Child Abuse Case

Russell Police DepartmentThe Russell Police Department and the Kansas Bureau of Investigation continue to investigate a child abuse case in Russell involving a 14-month-old boy. According to the KBI, the boy has died.

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Russell County Jail Inmate Dies

Russell County Sheriff63-year-old Melody Ann Blake of Russell died Tuesday night at the Russell County Jail after her arrest earlier Tuesday on charges of criminal threat and disorderly conduct.

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Russell Man Arrested for Possession of Meth

Drug ArrestA Russell man was arrested for drug possession Wednesday evening at a Russell home.

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