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Vehicle Fire on Interstate 70 East of Gorham Destroys Car

2-19 Car FireArea emergency personnel responded to a vehicle fire on westbound Interstate 70 at mile marker 179 between Gorham and Balta at just before 8:30 Tuesday morning.

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Natoma Man Injured in Monday Wreck Near Salina

Kansas Highway Patrol BadgeA Natoma man was taken to Salina Regional Medical Center Monday night after receiving injuries from a one-vehicle wreck on Interstate 135 near Salina.

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Teen Injured in Weekend Wreck

CrashA 13-year-old girl from Ellis was injured late Saturday night in a wreck on Interstate 70 near Sylvan Grove when the driver, her father, fell asleep at the wheel and lost control of the vehicle.

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Stannard Retires from Extension Agency

John StannardLongtime Russell County K-State Research and Extension Agent John Stannard retired from his position on Monday, February 18 and says the decision was bittersweet.

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Three Organizations Receive Financial Gifts from Local Church Fund

SKIP Receives St Johns FundingSt. John Lutheran Church of Russell has announced three recipients of financial gifts from its newly formed Philanthropic Fund.

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Russell Fire Chief Schmidt Retiring

Sam SchmidtCity of Russell Fire Chief Sam Schmidt has announced his retirement effective March 1.

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Facilities Planning, Contract Discussions Dominate USD 407 BOE Meeting; Minutes Included

USD 407 BOEA large number of items, including continued facilities planning and administrators' and directors' contracts, were addressed at Monday evening's USD 407 Board of Education meeting.

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