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City of Russell LogoCity of Russell residents are encouraged by city officials to take advantage of two locally offered and successful water conservation programs.

MedicalHealth officials say an outbreak of whooping cough in Barton County has killed one person and left five people ill in the last month.

Senator Bowers 2015 StaffState Senator Elaine Bowers is happy to announce that the members of her staff who will assist her in the 2015 Legislative Session will be Legislative Assistant Pat Williams of Meriden and intern Zack Lowry of Stockton.

Philip AnschutzRussell native and billionaire Philip Anschutz of Denver was named the 2015 Citizen of the West earlier this month according to the Denver Post.

Larry HattebergLongtime newsman Larry Hatteberg is the featured speaker at this year's Annual Russell Area Chamber of Commerce Awards Banquet on Saturday, February 7.

Latest Local Sports

RHS BasketballGirls: Russell 52, Hoisington 42

Boys: Hoisington 69, Russell 41

2015 K of C Free Throw Winners 1-24-15Nine boys and girls from Russell and Luray, ages 9 to 14, were named local champions of the 2015 Knights of Columbus Free Throw Championship on Saturday, Jan. 24 at the Russell High School Gym.

KBCA LogoSeveral area teams remain in this week's Kansas Basketball Coaches Association rankings.

RHS WrestlingThe Russell High School wrestling team placed 12th at the Bob Kuhn Senior Prairie Classic in Hays on Saturday, Jan. 24.



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