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Electrocution19-year-old Drew Barber of Russell was electrocuted behind the old Catholic church in Russell and life watched to Wichita Monday morning.

USD 407 BOEA presentation regarding an ongoing facilities study of USD 407 buildings dominated Monday evening's discussion at the regular monthly meeting of the Russell County Board of Education.

Crime PhotoA storage container behind Stoppel Supply in Russell was broken into sometime over the weekend according to authorities.

Drug ArrestA New York man and woman were arrested Monday afternoon on Interstate 70 in Russell County after initially being pulled over for speeding, but then being found to be in possession of drugs.

Bob DoleFormer U.S. Senator Bob Dole says he's looking forward to visiting friends across Kansas next week.

Latest Local Sports

RHS Senior Austin Donovan 4-14-14Austin Donovan has been around bowling nearly all of his life. His family operates the bowling alley in Russell. So it comes as no surprise the Russell High School senior is going to bowl in college.

RHS BaseballThe Russell High School baseball team split their NCAA league doubleheader against Sacred Heart on Friday, April 11 at Shaffer Field in Russell.

RHS SoftballThe Russell High School softball team remains in search of their first win after being swept by Sacred Heart on Friday, April 11 at the Memorial Park Complex in Russell.

RHS Track and FieldThe Russell High School boys and girls track and field teams both had strong showings at their own Russell Invitational on Thursday, April 10 at Shaffer Field.

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