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Commodity Distribution is March 18, 19

foodGovernment surplus commodities will be distributed in Russell at two locations this week, one on Wednesday and the other on Thursday.

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Girl with Local Ties Accused of Murder in Wisconsin

Ashlee MartinsonA family embroiled in a double murder in Wisconsin last weekend has ties to Hays and Russell.

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Russell Man Arrested for Possession of Marijuana

Drug ArrestA Russell man was arrested Thursday evening in Russell for marijuana possession following a traffic stop.

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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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