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VoteThe Russell Rotary Club and Russell Sunrise Kiwanis Club will host a forum Thursday, March 26 at 6 PM at the Ruppenthal Middle School Auditorium for USD 407 school board candidates on the April ballot.

Walk KansasWalk Kansas, a statewide K-State Research and Extension fitness program that promotes physical activity and a healthy diet, kicks off March 15 and the Midway Extension District encourages you to sign up.

Cross House 3On Tuesday, February 24, Melinda Cross of Russell was honored and congratulated by the Kansas House of Representatives for her recognition by the Kansas State High School Activities Association for being named the 2014-2015 Dr. Earl Reum Kansas Advisor of the Year.

Jason Drake 2 5-8 StormThe Annual National Weather Service (NWS) Severe Weather Awareness Week is March 2 through 6 and the test tornado drill will be Tuesday, March 3 at 1:30 PM.

AnthemKansas Insurance Commissioner Ken Selzer said Monday the Kansas Insurance Department is assessing the impact of possible data hacking of health insurance policyholders in Kansas as a result of the cyber attack which targeted Anthem, Inc., the nation's second largest health insurance company.

Latest Local Sports

KSHSAA LogoThe Class 3-2-1A State Wrestling Tournament is being held Friday and Saturday at Gross Memorial Coliseum in Hays.

BasketballBrackets are now set for next week's sub-state basketball tournaments across Kansas for Classes 1A through 3A.

RHS BasketballGirls: Minneapolis 47, Russell 38
Boys: Minneapolis 66, Russell 39

High School BasketballArea high school basketball scores from Tuesday, February 24.

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