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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.

VoteThe filing deadline for the April 7 city council and school board election is Tuesday, January 27 at Noon and only two people have filed for four openings on the USD 407 Board of Education.

kansas day pictureA Russell County Area Community Foundation grant will help the Beta Delta Chapter of Delta Kappa Gamma host a Kansas Day celebration for students grades Kindergarten through 5th at the Deines Cultural Center in Russell, January 27 and 29 from 8:15 AM to 2:45 PM.

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.

Gas PumpA local resident has received a special thank you for his contribution to the community. Eric Harrison of Russell was selected to receive free fuel from Tanks of ThanksĀ®, a program that rewards people who do good deeds to help make their communities just a little bit better.

Latest Local Sports

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

Russell Girls BB 2015 Hoisington Winter Jam 2nd PlaceGirls: Ellinwood 41, Russell 30
Boys: Hoisington 60, Russell 51

BasketballThe Ellinwood girls and Minneapolis boys successfully defended their titles on Saturday, Jan. 24 at the 11th annual Hoisington Winter Jam.

High School BasketballArea high school basketball scores from Friday, Jan. 23.

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