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Local Bank Gives Gift to Scholarships

UMB Bank Gift 2015UMB Bank of Russell has presented the Russell County Area Community Foundation with a $2,000 donation to support scholarships that benefit students with a financial need.

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Robbery Suspects Arrested Near Hays

Crime PhotoTwo robbery suspects were arrested following a manhunt near Hays Tuesday evening.

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Two Colorado Residents Arrested Following High-Speed Chase

Police ChaseTwo Colorado residents were arrested in Russell County Monday afternoon following a high-speed chase on Interstate 70 through sections of Ellis and Russell Counties.

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Icy Crash Injures Four

Kansas Highway Patrol BadgeA Texas man and three Hays people were injured Monday afternoon in a two-vehicle crash on Interstate 70 in Russell County.

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Apply Now for Scholarships

Russell County Area Community Foundation LogoThe Russell County Area Community Foundation is now accepting applications for student scholarships. Go online at www.rcacf.net and apply by March 1, 2016. More than $100,000 in local scholarships are available.

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New Season of Doctors on Call Begins Next Week

Doctors on CallA popular local program returns for a new season on Smoky Hills Public Television in 2016. Doctors on Call, back for its 11th season, will premiere January 5 at 7 PM.

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There's a New Sheriff in Town, Whitman Sworn In

Fred Whitman Sworn In 1Fred Whitman was sworn in as Russell County's new Sheriff Thursday morning at the Russell County Courthouse.

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