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Krug, Wedel Named RHS Prom King, Queen

2016 Prom King and QueenTim Krug and Sammi Wedel were named the 2016 Russell High School Junior/Senior Prom King and Queen Saturday night.

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Paid Job Training Program for Mature Workers Seeking to Enroll New Applicants

Senior Community Service Employment ProgramThe Senior Community Service Employment Program (SCSEP), a job training program for mature workers that is funded through the Department of Labor and managed by SER Jobs for Progress National, is seeking new applicants.

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Free Entrance at Kansas State Parks April 23

kansas wildlife and parksSoak up the sun, hike a trail, build a craft, enter a 5K, shoot some archery – whatever floats your boat, chances are you'll be able to enjoy it at a Kansas state park on April 23 during the 2016 Open House event and the best part is, it may only cost you the gas it takes to get there.

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Bowers, Waymaster Host Legislative Coffee in Russell

4-14-16 Leg Coffee 1State Senator Elaine Bowers and State Representative Troy Waymaster, together with the Russell Area Chamber of Commerce, hosted a legislative coffee Thursday afternoon at the Dream Theater in Russell.

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Moeder Named New Simpson, Bickerdyke Elementary Schools Principal

Jim MoederThe USD 407 Board of Education has named Jim Moeder of Ellis the new Simpson and Bickerdyke Elementary Schools Principal.

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Barton County Law Enforcement Looking for Wanted Man

Jose Torres JrCrime Stoppers of Barton County and the Barton County Sheriff's Office are seeking the public's assistance in locating a wanted person. The Sheriff's Office is looking for Jose S. Torres Jr.

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Russell Man Hospitalized following Medical Incident

Russell Police DepartmentA Russell man was taken to Russell Regional Hospital Monday morning following a blown tire and medical incident on Fossil Street.

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