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Local News

Walters' National Spelling Bee Title Commemorated

Robert Walters at Monument DedicationA limestone monument in front of Russell's Fossil Station Museum was dedicated Saturday to Robert Walters of Russell in commemoration of his national championship in the 1968 Scripps National Spelling Bee.


UPDATE: KBI Investigating Aggravated Battery in Ellsworth County

KBIOn Saturday, September 30, 55-year-old Kevin L. Wagner of Bushton died in a Wichita hospital after receiving a head injury during a Thursday, September 28 altercation in Lorraine. The preliminary autopsy report indicated he died from blunt force trauma.


RHS Homecoming 2017 Pictures

2017 Homecoming King and QueenHere are some pictures from Russell High School's 2017 Homecoming events.


Ribbon Cutting Held for Joiner Brothers Properties Group Townhomes

MIH Duplex Ribbon Cutting 1Through the housing study completed in 2013 and the development of the 20-year community comprehensive plan, it is clear that housing is in immediate demand in the community of Russell.


Russell Eyecare Center Celebrates New Name, New Optometrists with Ribbon Cutting

Russell Eyecare Ribbon CuttingOne of Russell's optometry practices, Russell Eyecare Center, recently came under new ownership. Prior to September 2017, the office was owned and operated by Dr. Mark Glenn.


Boil Water Advisory Rescinded for Rush County RWD 1

Boil Water AdvisoryThe Kansas Department of Health and Environment (KDHE) has rescinded a boil water advisory for Rush County Rural Water District 1 in Rush County.


State Warns of Danger from Buying Flooded Vehicles

Department of RevenueKansas Revenue Secretary Sam Williams on Thursday warned Kansans of the potential of thousands of formerly water-logged vehicles entering the private seller market after hurricanes flooded parts of the southern United States in recent weeks.


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