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Ad Astra Rural Jobs Act Passes State House

Troy Waymaster - LurayThis week, House Bill 2168, the Ad Astra Rural Jobs Act was debated and passed on the floor of the State House of Representatives in Topeka. The bill was introduced by Representative Troy Waymaster of Bunker Hill.

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Quinter Man Injured in Two-Vehicle Crash Near Russell

Car Crash 1 3-17-17A Quinter man was injured Friday morning in a two-vehicle crash on Interstate 70 near Russell when his car rear-ended a concrete truck.

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Congressman Marshall Meets with Senator Elizabeth Dole about Military Caregivers

Marshall and Elizabeth Dole 1Congressman Roger Marshall met with Senator Elizabeth Dole Thursday in Washington, D.C., regarding the Elizabeth Dole Foundation's Hidden Heroes campaign to provide support to military and veteran caregivers.

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RHS Rotary Interact Club Heads to Guatemala for Service Trip

RHS Rotary Interact Guatemala TripFour members of the Russell High School Rotary Interact Club will be leaving for Guatemala over Spring Break to complete a service trip.

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Bosch, Holloway Find Blarney Stone

2017 Blarney Stone WinnersThe 2017 Russell Main Street, Inc. Blarney Stone has been found. Congratulations to Shelia Bosch and Mellissa Holloway who found the stone and win $100 in Main Street Bucks.

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Kitchen Wins First Place KAB Student Award

Chandler KitchenRussell High School junior and KRSL Russell Radio part-time employee Chandler Kitchen has received a first place award from the Kansas Association of Broadcasters (KAB) for radio DJ personality.

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KFB, USDA Offer Information to Assist Farmers Affected by Wildfires

Kansas Wildfire ReliefRanchers continue to recover from wildfires that began March 6 and swept through an estimated 1.5 million acres in Texas, Kansas, Oklahoma and Colorado.

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