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Ad Astra LogoThe Ad Astra Music Festival wraps up this weekend with two showings of Handel's Saul in Russell and Hays.

Michelle Buchanan, Midway District Extension Agent, Receiving Award 2015Michelle Buchanan, District Extension Agent – Agronomy and Horticulture with Kansas State Research and Extension in the Midway Extension District, has been awarded the 2015 Achievement Award from the National Association of County Agricultural Agents.

Police ChaseA high-speed chase through Ellsworth and Russell Counties Monday evening ended with a crash on the northeast side of Russell, one person in custody and another on the loose.

2015 Downtown has released it's list of "The 10 Most Beautiful, Charming Small Towns in Kansas" and it includes Russell.

Russell County Fair SignHundreds of area residents made their way out to the fairgrounds in Russell July 21-24 for the Russell County Free Fair.

Latest Local Sports

Russell Roughnecks 2015The Russell Roughnecks 11-and-under youth traveling baseball team put together another impressive season in 2015.

K-18 Baseball LogoBeloit Blue captured the K-18 State Baseball Championship on Tuesday, July 28 in Lucas.

Russell Legion Baseball PatchThe Russell Post 99 American Legion baseball team had its 2015 season come to an end after going 0-2 at the Dodge City "AAA" Zone Tournament on Wednesday, July 22.

2015 Sharp Camp 1Nearly 100 area first through 12 graders attended the second annual Russell Youth Football Camp at the Russell High School practice fields on Friday and Saturday, July 17-18.

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