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Wilson Students Compete, Win at ECO-Meet

2015 ECOMeetThink you know Kansas' flora and fauna inside and out? Would you be willing to put your knowledge to the test? Seventy-nine students from 12 schools across the state did just that during the 17th Annual Kansas ECO-Meet State Finals competition on November 5.

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Russell County Eco Devo and CVB Named a NetWork Kansas 2015 Entrepreneurship Community

NetWork KansasNetWork Kansas has announced Russell County Economic Development and CVB was selected as a 2015 Entrepreneurship (E-) Community and has been awarded $90,000 in tax credits, enabling the Russell County E-Community to raise $90,000 to be loaned to local businesses.

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Monday Crash Injures Russell Teen

CrashA Russell teen was injured Monday morning in a one-vehicle crash near Bunker Hill.

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Russell Area Exceeds Operation Christmas Child Goal

OCC 2015The Russell area stepped up in a big way this year for the annual Operation Christmas Child gift-filled shoebox collection drive at Otterbein United Methodist Church. According to organizer Alice Hammack, 1,223 shoeboxes were collected.

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Stolen Pickup Recovered in Russell

Stolen VehicleA stolen vehicle was recovered early Sunday morning at a Russell hotel.

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Car Trailer Reported Stolen

Crime PhotoA car trailer was reported stolen Friday in Russell County.

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Russell Regional Hospital Receives National Recognition for Performance Leadership in Outcomes

NOSORH iVantage AwardRussell Regional Hospital announced Friday it has been recognized by iVantage Health Analytics and the National Organization of State Office of Rural Health (NOSORH) for overall excellence in outcomes, reflecting top quartile performance among all acute care hospitals in the nation.

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