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Wilson Man Stopped for Not Wearing Seat Belt, Arrested for Drugs

Drug ArrestA Wilson man was pulled over by a local officer Wednesday in Russell for not wearing a seat belt and was eventually arrested for drug possession.

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Pickup Radiator, Battery Stolen

200th and PlymouthA radiator and a battery were stolen recently from a farm pickup south of Dorrance according to the Russell County Sheriff's Office.

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KDOT Recognizes Russell's Boxberger

KDOTThe Kansas Department of Transportation has expressed its appreciation for John Boxberger of Russell, local KDOT Highway Maintenance Supervisor, who is celebrating 40 years of service this December.

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Community Foundation Announces Fall Grant Recipients

Russell County Area Community Foundation LogoThe Russell County Area Community Foundation has announced the 2014 fall grant recipients. The Foundation received 31 grant applications with requests totaling nearly $90,000. A total of $26,500 in grants were awarded.

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Swather Burglarized, Damaged

200th and WintersetThe Russell County Sheriff's Office says a swather parked in a field south of Dorrance was burglarized and damaged recently.

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Muller's Named Family of the Year

Muller FamilyThe Muller family of Russell has been named the Post Rock Family Services 2014 Family of the Year.

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Fall Harvest Nears Completion

MiloThe latest government farm snapshot shows the fall harvest is wrapping up in Kansas.

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