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Cadet Law Enforcement Academy Introduces Students to Training Process

KHP Cadet TrainingThe black center circle was mottled with holes as Riley Chrisler, 18, of Natoma, inspected his paper target at the Kansas Highway Patrol weapons range Wednesday morning.


USD 407 BOE Minutes from June 10, June 12 Meetings

USD 407 BOEThe USD 407 Board of Education met twice earlier this week to discuss several ongoing topics and finalize many staffing issues.


Kansas Winter Wheat Harvest Getting Slow Start

Combine cutting wheatThe winter wheat harvest is off to a slow, tentative start in south-central Kansas.


Meteorologist, Russell Native Matt Laubhan Wins Emmy Award

Matt Laubhan Wins EmmyWTVA-TV Chief Meteorologist and Russell native Matt Laubhan has been named best weather anchor by the National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences Southeast Chapter, winning an Emmy award Saturday, June 8.


Russell County Rural Fire Department Presented with Check

Russell Co Fire Receives 1000 Dollar CheckJohn Sjoholm, Gas Compliance Coordinator, presents a $1,000 check on behalf of the Kansas Pipeline Association to the Russell County Rural Fire Department on May 24.


Kansas Wheat Outlook Improving Amid Spring Rains

wheat fieldA new government forecast for the size of the 2013 Kansas winter wheat crop reflects improvements amid the state's wet spring weather.


Bisbee Named RHS Head Football Coach

Chuck BisbeeChuck Bisbee, most recently of Fairfield High School located southwest of Hutchinson, was named the Head Football Coach at Russell High School toward the end of a brief special meeting of the USD 407 Board of Education on Wednesday.


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