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2015 Board Forum 1The Russell Rotary Club and Russell Sunrise Kiwanis Club hosted a forum Thursday at the Ruppenthal Middle School Auditorium for USD 407 school board candidates on the April 7 ballot.

VoteAdvance voting for the April 7 city and school election has begun in Russell County.

Wilson Lake by Virgil LawsonThe US Army Corps of Engineers at Wilson Lake reminds boaters to be especially safe with record low lake levels.

Courthouse Time Capsule March 2015A time capsule from 1902 was discovered recently during the ongoing construction and renovation project at the Russell County Courthouse.

Cold WeatherA state agency is reminding utility customers who are behind on paying their electric and natural gas bills that the Kansas Cold Weather Rule ends Tuesday.

Latest Local Sports

Kansas Kids Wrestling LogoFour members of the Russell wrestling club have qualified for the Kids State Tournament in Topeka this weekend.

RHS Alum Madison Beagley 1 3-9-15Two years after leading the Russell High School girls basketball team to state for the second time in school history, Madison Beagley (Pictured second from left) helped to bring more magic to the court for her college women's basketball team.

RHS BasketballTwo members of the Russell High School girls basketball team have landed on the North Central Activities Association All-League Team announced on Thursday, March 13.

2015 KSHSAA State Basketball LogoThe Sylvan-Lucas Lady Mustangs gave top-seeded Moscow all they could handle for nearly three quarters. But a big run late in the third proved to be the difference as the Lady Wildcats beat Sylvan-Lucas 56-42 in the first round of the Class 1A Div. 2 State Basketball Tournament in Dodge City on Wednesday, March 11.

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