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Blehm, Axelson Qualify for State Debate Tournament

Russell Champion MascottRussell High School students Taelyr Blehm and Devon Axelson have qualified for the 3-2-1A State Debate Tournament.

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Cattle Thefts Reported

Crime PhotoTwo incidents of cattle thefts have been reported to the Russell County Sheriff's Office within the past week.

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USD 407 BOE Accepts Grants, Discusses LOB Mail Ballot

RCACF Grant PresentationThe USD 407 Board of Education officially accepted more than $9,400 in grant funds from the Russell County Area Community Foundation at its regular monthly meeting Monday evening.

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Two Men Arrested on I-70 for Drug Possession

Drug ArrestTwo men were arrested Monday evening on eastbound Interstate 70 in Russell County for possession of marijuana.

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Elks Hoop Shoot Crowns Local Champions

Elks Hoop ShootThe Russell Elks Lodge held its 43rd Annual Hoop Shoot December 6 at Amos Morris Gymnasium in Russell and has announced the winners.

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50 Year Water Plan Moving Forward

Water DropThe administration of Kansas Governor Sam Brownback is moving forward on a plan for the state's long-term water supply.

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Russell Men, Hays Man Arrested for Drugs

Drug Arrest 2Two Russell men and a Hays man were arrested Thursday morning on US Highway 281 south of Russell for possession of drugs and other infractions.

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