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Confidential Survey Will Be Used for Grant Application

City of Russell LogoThe City of Russell is planning to apply for a grant from the Kansas Department of Commerce Kansas Small Cities Community Development Block Grant Program to assist with community improvements.


WaKeeney Man Arrested on Drug Charges

Drug ArrestA WaKeeney man was arrested on multiple drug charges following a Friday night traffic stop in Russell.

Read more... Special: Russell Native Gene Balloun Marks His 1,000th Adoption Case

Gene BallounThe judge paused as she looked out over a hushed, crowded courtroom. Then came words rarely heard, if ever, in a division that hears a lot of talk about abused and neglected children.


USD 407 School Board Candidate Forum is March 26

VoteThe Russell Rotary Club and Russell Sunrise Kiwanis Club will host a forum Thursday, March 26 at 6 PM at the Ruppenthal Middle School Auditorium for USD 407 school board candidates on the April ballot.


Severe Weather Awareness Week is March 2-6

Jason Drake 2 5-8 StormThe Annual National Weather Service (NWS) Severe Weather Awareness Week is March 2 through 6 and the test tornado drill will be Tuesday, March 3 at 1:30 PM.


Walk Kansas Encourages Healthy Living

Walk KansasWalk Kansas, a statewide K-State Research and Extension fitness program that promotes physical activity and a healthy diet, kicks off March 15 and the Midway Extension District encourages you to sign up.


Cross Honored on House Floor

Cross House 3On Tuesday, February 24, Melinda Cross of Russell was honored and congratulated by the Kansas House of Representatives for her recognition by the Kansas State High School Activities Association for being named the 2014-2015 Dr. Earl Reum Kansas Advisor of the Year.


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