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Memorial DaySeveral communities in the area will be hosting Memorial Day services on Monday, May 29.

Summer Lunch ProgramMake sure your kids eat smart and play hard this summer while school is out. USD 407 in Russell is offering free lunches from May 30 through July 28 from 11:30 to 12:30 Monday through Friday at the Ruppenthal Middle School cafeteria.

Jordan HarrisonJordan Harrison will be promoted to Russell Police Sergeant effective June 1. Harrison has worked for the City of Russell since 2008. He has served as an animal control officer, police patrolman and field training officer, before being promoted to Senior Patrolman in 2016.

Severe WeatherA severe thunderstorm passed through Russell County Thursday night and caused minor wind and hail damage in localized areas of the county.

Dept CommerceThe Kansas Department of Commerce has announced the finalists for the 2017 Governor's Exporter of the Year Award, and the finalists for the Governor's Award of Excellence.

Latest Local Sports

2017 KSHSAA State Track Logo212 athletes from Russell High School competed in the KSHSAA State Track and Field Meet at Cessna Stadium in Wichita on Friday and Saturday, May 26-27.

2017 KSHSAA State Track Logo2Area athletes from Natoma, Sylvan-Lucas, Victoria and Wilson competed in the KSHSAA State Track and Field Meet at Cessna Stadium in Wichita on Friday and Saturday, May 26-27.

RHS BaseballThe North Central Activities Association has announced its all-league baseball team selections for the 2017 season.

RHS SoftballWith the conclusion of the spring sports season now here, the North Central Activities Association has released its all-league softball team selections for the 2017 season.

2017 KSHSAA State Boys Golf LogoRussell's Ryan Birky placed 25th at the Class 3A State Boys Golf Tournament on Monday, May 22 at the Independence Country Club.

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