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Road Work AheadBeginning Thursday, July 27, South Fossil Street in Russell between Wichita Avenue and Dorrance Street will be closed periodically to through northbound traffic overnight from 7 PM to 7 AM while cement is poured as part of the South Fossil Reconstruction Project according to city officials.

Jim BarnettJim Barnett, a recently declared candidate for the Republican nomination for Kansas Governor, announced Monday the second phase of a statewide tour focusing on agriculture, feedlots, seed, grain and value-added products.

Ad Astra Music FestivalThe Ad Astra Music Festival will present its final concert this Saturday, July 29 at 7:30 PM at Trinity United Methodist Church in Russell.

Calder CraigProfessional singer and Fort Hays State University graduate Calder Craig is back in his hometown of Russell through the month of July. He is combining work with pleasure, catching up with old friends while at the same time performing as a guest artist at Russell's Ad Astra Music Festival.

Natoma Digital Sign InstallationWork began this week on the lawn of the Natoma City Library to install a digital sign for community announcements.

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Russell Legion Baseball PatchThe bracket is now set for the Kansas American Legion "AA" State Baseball Tournament to be held in Marysville July 26-30.

K-18 Baseball LogoThe 66th annual K-18 State Baseball Tournament is being held in Lucas July 22, 23 and 26.

Russell Sr Legion Baseball Team 7-20-17The Russell Post 99 Senior American Legion baseball team is headed back to the "AA" State Tournament for the second-straight year after beating Concordia 11-1 in the championship game of the Norton Zone Tournament on Thursday, July 20.

BaseballRussell and Beloit both won their final games of the Norton "AA" American Legion Baseball Zone Tournament on Thursday, July 20 to adance to the state tournament in Marysville July 26-30.

Russell Legion Baseball PatchThe Russell Senior American Legion baseball team opened the postseason in impressive fashion by rolling to a 12-0 run-ruled victory in four innings over Norton in the semifinals of the Norton "AA" Zone Tournament on Monday, July 17.

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