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California Man Arrested for Drugs in Russell County

Drug ArrestA California man was arrested for drug possession on Interstate 70 in Russell County Monday morning.

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Russell Recreation Hosts What's Up in Russell Coffee

Russell Rec Whats Up 1-9-18Russell Recreation hosted a Russell Main Street, Inc. What's Up in Russell Coffee Tuesday morning at the Rec Center.

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Rep. Waymaster Previews 2018 Legislative Session

Troy Waymaster - LurayState Representative Troy Waymaster of Bunker Hill and the 109th House District believes education funding will be the main topic of discussion throughout the 2018 Kansas State Legislative Session, which begins Monday, January 8 in Topeka.

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New Coalition Aims to Eliminate the Digital Divide in Rural Kansas

Connect Americans NowRallying around a plan to eliminate the digital divide by 2022, a diverse group of community leaders, rural advocates and top innovators announced January 2 the national launch of Connect Americans Now and the formation of local partnerships in Kansas.

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Counterfeit $100 Bill Reported

Southwind Counterfeit FrontSouthwind Bank in Russell recently received a counterfeit $100 bill and wants area businesses to be on the lookout for additional fake bills.

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USD 407 Explains RHS Heating Issue

Russell Champion MascottUSD 407 - Russell High School is currently experiencing a heating issue due to a failed gas valve on one of the three boilers. The valve malfunctioned on December 28 and was shut down following safety protocols.

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Paper Perspectives is Next Deines Cultural Center Exhibition

David OlsonThe Deines Cultural Center's next exhibition, David Olson: Paper Perspectives, opens Friday, January 12. The opening reception is from 5 to 7 that evening.

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