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Kansas Wheat: Senator Bob Dole a Champion for Kansas Wheat Growers

Dole with Bread at CapitolA crowd quickly begins to assemble in the Pride of Kansas building at the 2015 Kansas State Fair. To the right is the state's largest pumpkin grown that year; to the left are the best grain samples produced by Kansas farmers. But in the middle, under a sign playfully labeled "Old-timers" sits Bob Dole with his friend and colleague Nancy Landon Kassebaum.

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Patron Recycling Begins at Dream Theatre

New Dream MarqueeThe Dream Theatre in Russell has announced it has received a Community Grant in the amount of $429.99 through Walmart in Hays and the Walmart Foundation. This grant will provide the needed funds to expand the recycling program at the theater to include plastics.

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Voos Honored at Retirement Reception

Bob Voos Retirement 8-31-17Bob Voos of the City of Russell Water Department was honored with a retirement reception Thursday afternoon at the Russell City Building.

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Russell Man Arrested After Police Chase in Ellis County

Police ChaseA Russell man was arrested Tuesday evening in Ellis County following a police chase and manhunt.

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Bronco Radio Officially Launches

Bronco Radio Launch 1USD 407 now has its own internet radio station with the official launch Tuesday of Bronco Radio at Russell High School.

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USD 407 BOE Approves 2017-18 Budget

USD 407 BOE 7-13-15The USD 407 Board of Education approved the 2017-2018 school district budget at a special meeting Monday evening.

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Smoky Hills Public Television Hires General Manager/CEO

Dawn GabelSmoky Hills Public Television, serving central and western Kansas, announced Tuesday that Dawn J. Gabel has joined as its new General Manager and Chief Executive Officer.

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