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Russell County SheriffCar parts stolen from Lucas last week have been recovered in Wilson according to the Russell County Sheriff's Office.

Russell County Commissioners 3-17-14For the fourth consecutive year, the Russell County mill levy is slated to decrease next year.

USD 407 BOE 5-12-14The USD 407 Board of Education will meet in special session Thursday, July 24 at Noon to discuss next school year's budget.

Rollover AccidentA Russell teenager was treated and released from Russell Regional Hospital Sunday night following a two vehicle crash on 15th Street in Russell near the gluten plant.

Nicolette UnruhThe Midway Extension District, which covers Russell and Ellsworth Counties, has announced the newest member of its team, 4-H Youth Development Agent Nicolette Unruh.

Latest Local Sports

Shaffer Field Turf Drawing 7-14-14The artificial turf project is underway at Shaffer Field in Russell and you can follow the progress of the project here on

Russell Legion Baseball PatchThe Russell American Legion baseball team suffered a 14-8 loss to Larned in the winners bracket of the Larned "AA" Zone Tournament on Monday, July 21.

2014 Russell Football Camp 10More than 100 area first through 12 graders attended the first Russell Youth Football Camp at the Russell High School practice fields on Friday and Saturday, July 18-19.

Russell Legion Baseball PatchThe Russell American Legion baseball team opened the postseason on Sunday, July 20 with a 3-2 walk-off win over Hoisington in the first round of the Larned "AA" Zone Tournament.








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