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UPDATE: Man Leads Law Enforcement on Hour-Long Pursuit Through Russell

8-7-15 Chase 1A man led local law enforcement on a pursuit through Russell for more than an hour Friday before his arrest at Stoppel Supply on South Fossil Street.

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Senator Moran Speaks to Large Crowd in Russell

Moran 8-7-15 1US Senator Jerry Moran stopped in Russell Friday and spoke to a large crowd at Russell Regional Hospital as part of his Kansas Listening Tour.

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Relay Raises More Than $32,000

Relay for Life 2015Eleven teams and 113 participants raised $32,346.07 this year in the Relay for Life of Russell County, which was held in late July.

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Midway Extension Releases Wheat Plot Results

2015 Wheat PlotThe Midway Extension District, which serves Russell and Ellsworth Counties, recently released the results of the 2015 wheat plot in Russell.

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Nex-Tech Announces Grant Program

Nex-Tech logoNex-Tech has announced a grant program for rural communities available through the Foundation for Rural Service (FRS), in cooperation with NTCA - The Rural Broadband Association.

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Contests Aim to Put the Brakes on Fatalities

Brakes on Fatalities logoA poster contest and a video contest are open for entries to educate youth on increasing roadway safety and reducing traffic fatalities as part of Put the Brakes on Fatalities Day.

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Dorrance Woman Involved in Barton County Crash

Kansas Highway Patrol BadgeA McPherson man was hospitalized and a Hoisington man and Dorrance woman were injured in a two-vehicle crash Wednesday morning near Great Bend.

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