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WaKeeney Man, Zurich Woman Arrested for Drugs in Russell

Drug ArrestA WaKeeney man and a Zurich woman were arrested for possession of drugs early Monday morning in Russell following a traffic stop.

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Russell Woman Arrested on Driving While Suspended, Drug Charges

Drug Arrest 2A Russell woman was arrested early Saturday morning near Lucas on driving while suspended and drug charges.

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Entrepreneurial Couples Bring Their Stories to FHSU Program Dedicated to Entrepreneurship

Fort Hays State UniversityA pair of special entrepreneurial teams will be the featured attraction at the fall 2017 edition of Fort Hays State University's Entrepreneur Direct Lecture Series – two married couples who have built successful business entrepreneurial careers and lives.

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Russell Chamber Hosts Candidate Forum

Candidate Forum 1The Russell Area Chamber of Commerce hosted a Candidate Forum on Thursday evening at the Dream Theater. Candidates running for Russell City Council and the USD 407 Board of Education participated.

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Main Street Media Founder Jack Krier Dies

Jack KrierJohn "Jack" Ronald Krier of Warsaw, Missouri and formerly of Russell died Thursday, October 12, 2017 at Mercy Hospital in Des Moines, Iowa. He suffered a massive heart attack October 9. He was 77.

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State Announces "Read the Label First, Don't Mix Chemicals" Campaign

DangerMost people are probably familiar with the classic movie mad scientist scenario, where the crazed scientist mixes up a bubbling brew in his laboratory, usually with tragic consequences. Unfortunately, mixing some common household chemicals can lead to tragic consequences in real life.

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Russell City Council Approves Nuisance Resolutions, Discusses Vacant Building Ordinance

Russell City Council 2-7-17The Russell City Council met Tuesday and approved two nuisance resolutions and continued discussions regarding the proposed Vacant Building Ordinance.

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