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Laptop, Money Stolen from Vehicle

Crime PhotoA laptop computer, a small amount of cash and some rare coins valued at $300 were stolen from a vehicle Tuesday night in Russell according to police.

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Grant Applications to Community Foundation due October 15

Russell County Area Community Foundation LogoThe Russell County Area Community Foundation has announced grant applications are being accepted now through October 15 for the Fund for a Better Russell County Area.

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I-70 Rest Area near Russell Now Open

Rest AreaThe Interstate 70 westbound rest area facilities located east of Russell are now open to the traveling public.

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Grant to Fund New Roof at Pioneer Developmental Center

DSNWK RussellDevelopmental Services of Northwest Kansas was recently announced as the recipient of an $80,000 grant from the Dane G. Hansen Foundation.

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Lincoln Shooting Victim Remembered as a Dedicated Student

Deadly ShootingThe murder of 21-year-old Keith Ancell Monday has sent a shockwave through two communities in Lincoln County.

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Bridge Compromise Reached

Russell County CourthouseA nearly two year-long dispute over the replacement of a dilapidated, but historic, bridge in the extreme southwest corner of Russell County is nearing resolution.

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USD 407 BOE Reviews ACT Scores, Considers Capital Outlay Improvements

USD 407 BOELast year's Russell High School seniors tested very well on their ACT tests and USD 407 is planning to become more water efficient - those just a couple of the topics discussed at Monday's USD 407 Board of Education meeting.

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