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USD 407 BOE 7-13-15The USD 407 Board of Education will hold a special meeting Tuesday, October 24 to interview construction management at-risk firms.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Latest Local Sports

Russell Bronco FootballThe Russell Bronco football team suffered a disappointing 46-6 loss Friday, October 20 to TMP-Marian at Lewis Field in Hays. With the loss, the Broncos have been eliminated from playoff contention.

Victoria KnightsVICTORIA-Cooper Windholz passed for 83 yards and three touchdowns and Collin Kisner added a pair of scores as the Victoria Knights rebounded from last week's loss at Osborne with a 52-0 District 4 win over Lincoln Friday night in a game that was halted at halftime by the 45-point rule.

Football on FieldHere are the area high school football scores from Friday, October 20.

KSHSAA LogoRussell will host a 3A Sub-State Volleyball Tournament on Saturday, October 21 at Amos Morris Gym. Teams competing include Beloit, Ellsworth, Southeast of Saline, Hoisington, Lyons, Minneapolis, Russell and Sterling.

KVA LogoThe Kansas Volleyball Association has released its week #7 high school rankings ahead of Saturday's sub-state tournaments.

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