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Russell Champion MascottDoes Russell need a new elementary or middle school? Should USD 407 renovate its existing buildings? The USD 407 Board of Education and Administration invite your input and participation as a member of the Facility Planning and Prioritizing Focus Groups.

Congressman Tim HuelskampOn Monday, February 15 at 1 PM, US Congressman Tim Huelskamp will host his annual Russell County Town Hall at Meridy's Restaurant in Russell.

Russell County Commissioners 10-19-15The Russell County Commissioners will meet Tuesday, February 16 instead of Monday due to the President's Day holiday.

Russell City Council 5-19-15The Russell City Council will meet Tuesday, February 16 at 4:30 PM at City Hall for its regular monthly meeting.

School FundingThe Kansas Supreme Court has struck down a stopgap law for funding the state's public schools, saying it left poor districts $54 million short.

Latest Local Sports

RHS BasketballGirls: Russell 53, Beloit 49
Boys: Beloit 63, Russell 58

BasketballArea high school basketball scores from Friday, February 12.

RHS WrestlingThe Russell High School wrestling team closed out the regular-season with a 44-22 dual win over SE-Saline at the SES Gym on Thursday, Feb. 11.

KWCA LogoThe Kansas Wrestling Coaches Association has released its weekly state rankings.

Reshean Holloway Signing 2-10-16Russell High School Senior Reshean Holloway signed a letter of intent Wednesday to play football next season at Hutchinson Community College.

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