Russell's Lighted Christmas Parade on Saturday, Nov. 25 will be broadcast on 95.9 Jack FM.  Coverage begins around 7:05pm.

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Russell Native, FHSU Grad Returns to His Musical Roots

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.

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Natoma Community Digital Sign Installation Begins

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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Roberts, Jenkins, Kansas Delegation Introduce Bill to Award Senator Bob Dole the Congressional Gold Medal

Bob Dole at KRSL July 2 2014 2US Senator Pat Roberts (R-Kan.) and US Representative Lynn Jenkins (R-Kan.) introduced Monday bipartisan legislation in the Senate and House to award former Kansas US Senator Robert J. Dole the Congressional Gold Medal in "recognition for his service to the nation as a soldier, legislator and statesman."

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USD 407 Enrollment Dates, School Supply Lists Announced

Back to School ImageEnrollment for the 2017-2018 school year in Russell will be held August 7 through 9. USD 407 is implementing a single-point enrollment location where district staff will be working as a team to enroll all students in grades Kindergarten through 12 in the Russell High School gymnasium.

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Russell Native Nominated for US Ambassador's Position

CJ MahoneyA Russell native has been nominated as a US ambassador by President Trump.

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Commodity Distribution is July 25, 27

foodGovernment surplus commodities will be distributed in Russell at two locations next week.

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Walker I-70 Bridge Project in Final Phases

Road Work AheadA bridge repair project on Interstate 70 near Walker in Ellis County is entering its final phases according to the Kansas Department of Transportation.

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