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4-24-15 Storm Rita SharpTornadoes, large hail and heavy rain were reported in northern sections of Ellis, Russell and Lincoln Counties Friday evening.

FireHoisington authorities say a house fire that left a man dead is suspicious.

Rollover AccidentThree adults and one infant, all from Dodge City, were involved in an injury rollover wreck Thursday afternoon between the Wilson and Sylvan Grove exits on Interstate 70.

Council on FitnessKansas Department of Health and Environment Secretary Susan Mosier, MD, MBA, has appointed six new members, including a Russell woman, to three-year terms on the Governor's Council on Fitness (GCOF).

City of Russell LogoRussell City Code states the owner of property abutting a sidewalk is responsible for the maintenance of the sidewalk. To encourage the maintenance of existing sidewalks within the community and assist property owners with the replacement of deteriorated sidewalks, the city began a residential sidewalk replacement program in June 2013.

Latest Local Sports

RHS Boys GolfThree members of the Russell High School boys golf team competed in the Beloit Invitational on Thursday, April 23.

RHS Track and FieldThe Russell High School girls captured their second team title of the spring, taking the Plainville Invitational on Tuesday, April 21.

RHS SoftballGame 1: Minneapolis 13, Russell 6
Game 2: Minneapolis 18, Russell 6 (F/6)

RHS BaseballGame 1: Russell/Victoria 12, Minneapolis 2 (F/5)
Game 2: Russell/Victoria 9, Minneapolis 4

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