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Believed Stolen Pickup Burned in Barton County

Crime PhotoA 2004 Ford F-350 diesel pickup believed to be stolen from Russell County was destroyed by a fire early Wednesday in Barton County.

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Local Students Win Hansen Scholarships

hansen museumThe Dane G. Hansen Foundation of Logan has named 260 high school seniors from 59 Northwest Kansas schools as winners in its 40th annual scholarship competition.

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Rollover Injures Great Bend Woman

Rollover AccidentA rollover wreck Tuesday morning on US Highway 281 in southern Russell County injured a Great Bend woman.

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LOB Mail Ballot Election Passes

School FundingThe USD 407 Local Option Budget mail ballot election passed by a seven-to-one margin according to the Russell County Clerk's Office.

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USD 407 BOE Discusses Handicap Accessibility, Eight-Lane Track

USD 407 BOE 8-11-14The USD 407 Board of Education discussed handicap accessibility at Bickerdyke Elementary School and bids for an eight-lane track at Shaffer Field during its Monday evening meeting.

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Pickup, Welder Stolen

Crime PhotoA Ford pickup and a cutting torch welder have been reported stolen from Russell County.

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Renovations Begin on Courthouse First Floor

Russell County CourthouseAlong with the ongoing construction of a new addition, renovation work has now begun inside the existing Russell County Courthouse.

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