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Gun Stolen from Russell Home

Crime PhotoA gun was reported stolen from a Russell home Monday morning according to the Russell Police Department.

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Myers Named Art Enhancer of the Year

KAEAMarty Myers of Russell has been named Kansas Art Enhancer of the Year 2014-2015. This award recognizes the exemplary contributions of individuals, groups, institutions or businesses that have significantly enhanced art education or art in their community.

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Crash Kills Russell Couple

Fatal CrashA couple from Russell is dead following a two vehicle crash Sunday evening in Ellsworth County.

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Lawrence Man with Russell Ties Sentenced for Securities Fraud

FraudKansas Securities Commissioner Josh Ney has announced the conviction of a Lawrence man with Russell ties who was sentenced on Friday to 36 months probation and ordered to repay investors $214,000 in restitution for running a fraudulent investment scheme in Lawrence.

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Two Arrested in Russell on Drug Charges

Drug ArrestA woman and a man were arrested Thursday in Russell on possession of methamphetamine charges.

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Letsch Again Heading to National Pedal Pull

Javon Letsch 2014Javon Letsch, 9-year-old son of Julie Letsch of Luray and a 4th grader at Natoma Elementary School, placed 2nd Sunday, September 7 at the Kansas State Pedal Pull in Hutchinson at the Kansas State Fair.

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Grant Applications to Community Foundation due Oct. 15

Russell County Area Community Foundation LogoThe Russell County Area Community Foundation has announced grant applications are being accepted now through October 15 for the Fund for the Better Russell County Area.

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