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Russell Community Theater Opens 2020 Season Tuesday

RCT TheaterThe Russell Community Theater kicks off its 2020 season with the presentation of "Escanaba" Tuesday through Saturday, June 23-27 at the RCT Playhouse in Russell.

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Friday Feel Good: Reality U

Friday Feel Good #3 6-19-20How do youth make the transition from being a student to having real world responsibilities of their own? How do they decide what they want out of life, or better yet, how to achieve their goals?

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Russell County's Unemployment Rate Down Slightly

May 2020 Unemployment RatesPreliminary estimates reported by the Labor Market Information Services (LMIS) division of the Kansas Department of Labor (KDOL) and the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) show a seasonally adjusted unemployment rate of 10 percent in May. This was a decrease from 11.9 percent in April and an increase from 3.1 percent in May 2019.

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Russell's Freedom Fest Plans Fire Up

Freedom Fest Square LogoMural E. Fisk of Russell loved Independence Day. In fact, it was one of her favorite holidays. In May, she passed away at the age of 93, but the memory of her love for the Fourth of July lives on this summer.

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Governor Laura Kelly Celebrates 50 Years of I-70 in Kansas

Kansas Gov. Laura Kelly 3-17-20Governor Laura Kelly on Wednesday marked the 50th anniversary of the completion of Interstate 70 in Kansas.

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Commodity Distribution is June 23, 24

foodGovernment surplus commodities will be distributed in Russell at two locations this month.

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Russell City Council Discusses 2021 Budget

Russell City Council 6-2-20The Russell City Council met Tuesday and discussed the 2021 budget.

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