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Senator Bob Dole Statement on Death of Senator Frank Lautenberg (D-NJ)

Lautenberg and Dole"I was greatly saddened to learn of the death of Senator Lautenberg. Both Elizabeth and I will remember Frank as an able Senate colleague – a man of outstanding talents and principle."

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Russell County Relay for Life Raises Nearly $40,000

2013 Relay for Life 1Residents of Russell County made a giant step toward a cure for cancer on June 1, 2013 when they walked throughout the night during the American Cancer Society Relay for Life.

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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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