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Local FFA Members Earn Scholarships

FFAThe National FFA Foundation awarded $137,000 in scholarships to members across the state of Kansas.

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New Police Officers Hired

Russell Police DepartmentThe Russell Police Department is now fully staffed thanks to the recent hires of two new police officers.

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Wilson FFA Members Win State Proficiency Awards

Wilson DragonsThree members of the Wilson FFA Chapter were recognized May 30 for having some of the best agricultural career experience programs in the state at the 85th Kansas FFA Convention.

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Ellsworth County Crash Victims Identified

Fatal CrashThe Kansas Highway Patrol says four people who died Tuesday in an accident in Ellsworth County were from Colorado.

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Harrison Graduates from KLETC

Jordan Harrison graduatesOn May 24, 2013, Jordan Harrison, Russell Police Department, graduated with the 223rd basic police training class at the Kansas Law Enforcement Training Center (KLETC) in Hutchinson.

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Week of May 27 Proclaimed Relay for Life Days in Russell

Relay for Life Days 2013Russell Mayor Curt Mader signed a proclamation on May 21 naming the week of May 27 through June 2 "Relay for Life Days" in Russell to encourage participation in the 2013 Russell County Relay for Life event on June 1 at Russell High School.

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2013 Business Appreciation Awards Announced

Russell County Economic Development and CVBKansas Commerce has announced their 2013 Business Appreciation Awards.

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