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Balthazor Named Outstanding Middle School Art Educator of the Year

Cindy BalthazorRuppenthal Middle School Art Teacher Cindy Balthazor was named the Outstanding Middle School Art Educator of the Year Friday in Russell at the annual Kansas Art Education Association (KAEA) Conference.


Voter Registration Deadline for November Election is Oct. 14

Election 2014If you want to vote in the November 4 general election and are not yet registered, you have until Tuesday, October 14 to register with the State of Kansas.


Wanted Suspect Lutz Arrested

Scott LutzAccording to KWCH-TV in Wichita, Scott Lutz, a man who led officers on a high speed chase near Hutchinson last week, is now in police custody.


2014 ROAR Show Winners Announced

R.O.A.R. LogoThe winners of the 2014 Russell Original Art Review have been announced.


FSA Accepting Water Hauling Assistance Applications

FSAThe Russell Farm Service Agency is now taking appointments for the water hauling assistance program.


Two Men Arrested for Theft in Great Bend

Barton County SheriffTwo men, one from Galatia and the other from Great Bend, were arrested for theft Thursday in Great Bend by Barton County Sheriff's Officers.


Russell City Council Approves Move to Stage II, Appoints Peirano to Council

Frank Perano sworn in 10-7-14The Russell City Council voted unanimously Tuesday at a special meeting to ease the city's water conservation status from Stage III to Stage II and also to appoint Frank Peirano to the Council as a result of Blaine Stoppel's recent resignation.


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