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Tax CreditsHelp keep your tax dollars in Russell by participating in the Community Service Tax Credit Program for Moderate Income Housing.

The Best of Don WilcoxOn August 8, 2016 Wildside Press released "The Best of Don Wilcox, Vol. 1". This first volume of a two-part set showcases some of the very best work by Lucas, Kansas native Cleo Eldon "Don" Wilcox.

Ford Dole 1On August 20, 1976, then President Gerald Ford came to Russell to announce Russell's Bob Dole as his Vice Presidential running mate. On Saturday, a 40th anniversary celebration was held at the Russell County Courthouse to reminisce about that day.

USD 407 BOE 7-13-15The USD 407 Board of Education approved the 2016-2017 school district budget at a special meeting Monday afternoon.

Back to School ImageRussell students head back to school Wednesday, August 24 and students, parents and motorists are reminded to keep safety as a top priority.

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TD Club 2016 Camp 1On August 2 through 4, the Russell Touchdown Club held a youth football camp at Russell High School's Shaffer Field for grades 1st through 6th.

2016 Russell Legion AA State RunnerupsThe Russell Post 99 American Legion baseball team went 4-2 and took second place at the Kansas Legion "AA" State Tournament in Fort Scott on Saturday, July 30.

Kansas Shrine Bowl LogoEMPORIA — Mike McCoy was a late East pickup for the 43rd annual Kansas Shrine Bowl, and the West has to be lamenting the fact that the former Topeka High star running back answered the phone.

Russell Legion Baseball PatchThe Russell Post 99 American Legion baseball team is one win away from playing for a state championship at the Kansas Legion "AA" State Tournament in Fort Scott.

American LegionThe Russell Post 99 American Legion baseball team used a big third inning to grab an 11-3 win over Goodland in a second round, elimination game of the Kansas Legion "AA" State Tournament in Fort Scott on Friday morning, July 29.

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