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Ad Astra Music Festival Announces Young Artists

Ad Astra Music FestivalEach summer the Ad Astra Music Festival delights in bringing talented undergraduate voice performance majors from across the country to serve as the core musicians of the festival's many performances.

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Russell Police: Click It or Ticket is Here

Click It or TicketNow through Sunday, June 5 drivers can expect increased enforcement for restraint violations as the Russell Police Department joins more than 150 other law enforcement agencies in aggressively enforcing Kansas occupant restraint and other traffic laws as part of the 2016 Kansas Click It or Ticket traffic enforcement campaign.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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TV, Game Consoles Stolen

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

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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.

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