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Gas Station Demo 1 6-5-20Russell Main Street, Inc. recently provided an update on the Revitalize Russell efforts.

Natoma Memorial Day Thomas Hogan Honored 5-25-2020On a muddy rural road in a small Catholic cemetery, the Natoma American Legion and Auxiliary gave honor to Thomas J. Hogan, a local World War I soldier killed in Normandy two weeks before the Armistice was signed, ending WWI.

USD 407 BOE 1-14-20The Russell County USD 407 Board of Education will meet Monday, June 8 at 5:30 PM at the Central Administration Office in downtown Russell.

wheat fieldWheat farmer board members of the Kansas Association of Wheat Growers and Kansas Wheat Commission held board meetings this week via conference call. They discussed current crop conditions throughout the state.

The Kansas LegislatureGovernor Laura Kelly called a special legislative session starting June 3 to deliver an emergency management bill to keep Kansans safe and healthy. Smoky Hills PBS will be airing a special edition of The Kansas Legislature on Monday, June 8 at 7 PM.

Crime PhotoThe Russell Police Department responded to another report of stolen car parts on Thursday.

2020 Downtown Pop Up MarketThe Downtown Russell Market pop-up event will take place August 1 from 9 AM to Noon.

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Kansas Sports Hall of Fame Logo 2020The Kansas Sports Hall of Fame (KSHOF) has announced the members of the Class of 2020 who will be inducted on Sunday, October 4 at the Kansas Star Casino.

KC RoyalsEven though the start of the Major League Baseball season continues to be delayed, you can still enjoy Royals baseball in June.

Baseball-Glove PicEarlier this spring, it was announced there would be no Legion Baseball this summer in Kansas including Russell.

Russell RecreationRussell area boys and girls will have the opportunity to play baseball and softball this summer.

Russell Champion MascottRussell County USD 407 has announced its summer weights workout schedule for Russell High School and Ruppenthal Middle School students.

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