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Next Grassroots Art Center Exhibit Announced

Carlos Espinosa Grassroots Exhibit 1"If I see it, I can make it. If I have an hour, I create." Carlos Espinosa started as a child creating miniature scale models and now has a collection of cars, boats, spaceships, trucks and rockets made of wood, sheet metal, plastic soda bottles and other materials. A collection of his work is now on display at the Grassroots Art Center in Lucas.


Russell Municipal Swimming Pool Opens May 28

Russell PoolThe City of Russell Duke Johnson Municipal Swimming Pool at Memorial Park is set to open Saturday, May 28 for the summer 2016 season.


Motorcycle Wreck Injures Wisconsin Man

5-23-16 Motorcycle Wreck 1A motorcycle wreck on US Highway 281 north of Russell Monday afternoon injured a Wisconsin man.


TV, Game Consoles Stolen

TheftA television and game consoles were reportedly stolen this past weekend from a home in Russell.


Summer Food Program Feeds Kids for Free Starting May 31

Summer Lunch ProgramWith summer right around the corner, it's time to think about keeping children eating healthy while school is out. Russell County USD 407 provides free meals to children during the summer.


More Than 200 Kids Attend KRSL's 2016 Fred White Memorial Royals Alumni Youth Baseball Clinic

2016 Royals Clinic 1It was a record turnout Friday at KRSL's 2016 Fred White Memorial Royals Alumni Youth Baseball Clinic as more than 200 kids attended the annual event.


Barton County Treasurer's Office Scammed

Scam AlertThe Barton County Treasurer's Office has been scammed out of more than $48,000 according to a press release from Barton County Sheriff Brian Bellendir.


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