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Pickup Reportedly Stolen in Russell

Stolen VehicleA pickup was reported stolen Tuesday evening from a Russell business.


Barrett, Purdy Honored with Retirement Reception

Barrett and Purdy Retirement 1Russell County Undersheriff Max Barrett and Russell County Noxious Weed Department Director Larry Purdy were honored Monday afternoon for their years of service and retirements.


Russell County Courthouse Addition Grand Opening Set for Oct. 19

Russell County Commissioners 3-17-14A Grand Opening Ceremony date and time has been set for the Russell County Courthouse's new addition.


New Mexico Man Injured Following High-Speed Chase

Police ChaseA New Mexico man was injured in a vehicle crash early Saturday morning in northern Barton County following his involvement in a high-speed chase that started in Russell County.


Boxberger to Retire from KDOT

KDOTJohn Boxberger, Highway Maintenance Supervisor, will officially retire from his position with the Kansas Department of Transportation on October 1 with more than 40 years of state service to his credit.


Nex-Tech Receives National Gig-Capable Certification

Nex-Tech logoNex-Tech was recently recognized by NTCA-The Rural Broadband Association, as a Certified Gig-Capable Provider for delivering gigabit broadband speeds and enabling technological innovation in 39 central and western Kansas communities.


Share a Story Reaches Children Across Central, Western Kansas

Share a StorySmoky Hills Public Television's summer reading program Share a Story visited 68 communities in central and western Kansas this past June and July. Over 1,500 children attended the 76 presentations held at local libraries.


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