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Fire PreventionThe Thanksgiving holiday is upon us and Kansas families will be coming together for a time of celebration and thankfulness. The hours spent in the kitchen preparing turkey, mashed potatoes, pies and all the other fixings, however, comes with an increased risk for household fires.

Christmas Seasons GreetingsAngel Accounting in downtown Natoma will again host the Natoma Community Angel Tree this Christmas season for children in need.

City of Russell LogoThe City of Russell offices will be closed Thursday, November 26 and Friday, November 27 in observance of Thanksgiving.

2015 ECOMeetThink you know Kansas' flora and fauna inside and out? Would you be willing to put your knowledge to the test? Seventy-nine students from 12 schools across the state did just that during the 17th Annual Kansas ECO-Meet State Finals competition on November 5.

NetWork KansasNetWork Kansas has announced Russell County Economic Development and CVB was selected as a 2015 Entrepreneurship (E-) Community and has been awarded $90,000 in tax credits, enabling the Russell County E-Community to raise $90,000 to be loaned to local businesses.

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Bob DavisBob Davis, for over three decades the play-by-play voice of Kansas Jayhawk football and men's basketball, has announced that he will retire following the 2015-16 basketball season, thus making Saturday's game against Kansas State his last KU football broadcast.

Victoria QB Brady Dinkel 11-21-15NEWTON – Victoria and Argonia-Attica were tied at 28 in the final seconds of the Eight-Man, Division II state championship game Saturday. The Knights faced fourth-and-inches from their own 24-yard line. Victoria decided to go for it.

RHS Senior Kyleigh Kasper Signing 1 11-17-15A dream came true on Tuesday, Nov. 17 at Amos Morris Gymnasium when Russell High School senior Kyleigh Kasper signed her national letter of intent to play basketball at Fort Hays State University.

Victoria 2015 Sub-State Football ChampsThe Victoria High School football team will play for the 8-Man Div. 2 state championship for the second-straight year after beating Sharon Springs-Wallace County 40-8 in the semifinals of the 8-Man Div. 2 playoffs on Friday, Nov. 13 in Sharon Springs.

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