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KDHE LogoThe Kansas Department of Health and Environment (KDHE) has issued an Emergency Order of Suspension to Smart Sparks, a licensed day care home operated by Tandra Reif located at 1202 Motz in Hays.

USD 407 BOE 7-13-15The USD 407 Board of Education will hold a special meeting Monday, March 27 at 5 PM at the Central Administration Office in Russell.

Doctors on CallSmoky Hills Public Television's local program, Doctors on Call, will feature the topic of podiatry on Tuesday, March 28 at 7 PM with an encore April 2 at 3:30 PM.

Troy Waymaster - Luray109th District State Representative Troy Waymaster (R-Bunker Hill) joined WIBW Radio's Nick Gosnell for an interview Thursday morning in Topeka.

foodGovernment surplus commodities will be distributed in Russell at two locations next week.

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Kansas Kids Wrestling LogoSeven members of the Russell Wrestling Club competed in the Kids State Folkstyle Tournament at the Topeka Expocentre on Saturday and Sunday, March 25-26.

Russell Legion Baseball PatchThe Russell American Legion will host a sign-up night for anyone interested in playing baseball this summer on Monday, March 27.

OSU Wrestler Preston Weigel 3-16-17ST. LOUIS, Mo. – The Oklahoma State wrestling team's eight All-Americans competed in the NCAA Championships medal rounds on Saturday morning at the Scottrade Center. Overall, the Cowboys accumulated two fourth-place finishers, two fifth-place finishers, two six-place finishers and a seventh-place finisher, while junior Dean Heil will wrestle for his second national title Saturday night at 7 p.m.

Basketball313 area high school basketball players have earned all-league honors from the Northern Plains League.

Kelton Suchy Signing 1 3-14-17Russell's Kelton Suchy will continue his wrestling career at the collegiate level.

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