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Russell, Ellsworth County Extension Agencies Merge

K State ExtensionEffective July 1, the Kansas State University Research and Extension Agencies in Russell and Ellsworth Counties will merge to form the Midway Extension District.

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Two Injured in I-70 Rollover on Saturday

Rollover AccidentA man and a woman from Mississippi were injured and taken to Ellsworth County Medical Center Saturday afternoon following their involvement in a rollover wreck on Interstate 70 west of the Ellsworth exit.

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New Russell Regional Hospital CEO Named

Harold CourtoisRussell native and Russell High School graduate Harold Courtois has been named the new CEO of Russell Regional Hospital.

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Wheat Harvest Moving Slowly, Begins in Russell Area

Harvest 2013 Begins 1The latest snapshot of the Kansas winter wheat harvest says while farmers are waiting for fields to dry in south central Kansas, harvest activity is moving slowly in central sections.

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Russian Church Leaders Tell of Homeland Hardships, Praise American Culture

Russians Visit RussellAll this week and part of next, St. John Lutheran Church of Russell is hosting two visiting Russian church leaders, and together with a translator, the men on Wednesday shared stories about their culture and home congregation with local folks.

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Concealed Carry Law Extension Requested by Russell City Council

Russell City Council 2013 JuneAt its regular monthly meeting Tuesday afternoon the Russell City Council adopted a sidewalk replacement program, received bad news on the city's water supply and voted to request an extension on the implementation of a state concealed carry law.

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RHS FFA Judging Team Launches Facebook Page

FFAThe Russell High School FFA students going to Scotland have started a Facebook page to update everyone on their trip.

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