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Topeka Man Arrested in Russell Following Traffic Stop

Drug ArrestA Topeka man was arrested Tuesday night in Russell on drug and other multiple charges following a traffic stop.

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Russell County Commissioners Set Budget Hearing, Propose Eight Mill Tax Hike

Russell County Commissioners 3-17-14The Russell County Commissioners at their regular meeting Monday set a public hearing for the 2016 budget and continued discussions on how to trim the budget to make up for large revenue losses.

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Russell Man Arrested for Drug Possession, Child Endangerment

Drug Arrest 2A Russell man was arrested for possession of marijuana Monday evening at a Russell residence.

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Man Arrested for Meth Possession Following I-70 Crash

Drug ArrestA man was arrested for methamphetamine possession following his involvement in a two-vehicle crash early Saturday morning on Interstate 70 in Russell County.

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Senator Bob Dole on the Passing of Former KU Chancellor Robert Hemenway

Dole and Hemenway"I was saddened to hear of the passing of my friend, Bob Hemenway.

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Buchanan Wins Achievement Award

Michelle Buchanan, Midway District Extension Agent, Receiving Award 2015Michelle Buchanan, District Extension Agent – Agronomy and Horticulture with Kansas State Research and Extension in the Midway Extension District, has been awarded the 2015 Achievement Award from the National Association of County Agricultural Agents.

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UPDATE: High-Speed Chase Ends in Crash in Russell

Police ChaseA high-speed chase through Ellsworth and Russell Counties Monday evening ended with a crash on the northeast side of Russell, one person in custody and another on the loose.

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