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RMS Students Release Balloons to Remember Fallen Classmate

Balloon Release 1Ruppenthal Middle School students gathered Friday afternoon at the Russell High School baseball field to remember Cael Evans by releasing balloons into the air.

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Youth Soccer Players Learn from FHSU Coaches

2015 Youth Soccer CampAbout 50 athletes ages 6 to 14 improved their soccer skills this week at a free camp made possible by a grant from the Russell County Area Community Foundation.

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Russell County Undersheriff Max Barrett Announces Retirement

Max BarrettRussell County Undersheriff Max Barrett has announced his retirement effective October 1.

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USD 407 Administration: Please Stay Away from RHS Track

Russell Champion MascottUSD 407 Administrators remind folks to stay away from the Russell High School track until further notice because it has not yet had time to cure.

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Motorcycle Wreck Injures Wyoming Woman

Motorcycle CrashA Wyoming woman was injured early Wednesday morning in an Interstate 70 motorcycle wreck near Dorrance.

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Hansen Foundation Announces Scholarship Program

hansen museumThe Dane G. Hansen Foundation will make 280 scholarships available in five categories to students in 26 northwest Kansas counties for the 2015-16 academic year.

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Russell Store Reports Bomb Threat

Bomb ThreatRussell law enforcement responded Monday afternoon to a store on North Fossil Street in regards to a bomb threat.

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