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Russell Area Chamber of Commerce Annual Award Nominations Sought

The Russell Area Chamber of Commerce is excited to announce its upcoming annual banquet on January 29, 2024.

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Tracey Mann
Local Representative Mann Pushes for Five-Year Farm Bill

This week, US Representative Tracey Mann of Kansas called Congress' attention to the importance of reauthorizing a five-year Farm Bill.

Nov 30, 2023
Fort Hays State University
Local FHSU December Commencement Plans Underway

Fort Hays State University will recognize approximately 1,157 graduates during its fifth annual fall commencement ceremonies on Friday, December 15 (in person) and Saturday, December 16 (virtual).

Nov 30, 2023
Russell County USD 407
Local USD 407 District Site Council Meeting is December 14

The next USD 407 District Site Council meeting will be held on Thursday, December 14 at 5:30 PM in the Russell High School Student Services Center.

Nov 29, 2023
Kansas Governor Laura Kelly
Local Governor Kelly Receives Final Report, Recommendations from Wildfire Task Force

Governor Laura Kelly has announced the Governor's Wildfire Task Force has submitted its final report summarizing and providing recommendations on how to improve the systems, procedures and personnel t...

Nov 29, 2023
Cost Share Program Fall 2023 Announcement
Local Hell Creek Bridge Project Awarded Fall 2023 KDOT Cost Share Funding

Governor Laura Kelly and Transportation Secretary Calvin Reed have announced that more than $12 million will be awarded to 16 transportation construction projects across Kansas through the Kansas Depa...

Nov 28, 2023
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Local Governor Kelly Announces New Path Forward on State License Plate

Governor Laura Kelly has announced the Kansas Department of Revenue will pause production on the license plate design revealed last Wednesday and create a process to receive public input before select...

Nov 28, 2023


Victoria celebrates the Sectional Championship after a 66-20 win at Dighton on November 10, 2023.  (Photo courtesy of USD 432 Facebook page).
Sports Victoria Well Represented on CPL All-League Football Team

The Victoria Knights Football team, coming off its third trip to the 8-Man Division ll Semifinals in the last four seasons have numerous players on the Central Prairie League All-League Football team.

Nov 21, 2023
Kansas Basketball Coaches Association
Sports Central Plains Girls, Sylvan-Lucas Boys Make KBCA Preseason Rankings

The Kansas Basketball Coaches Association has released its first rankings ahead of the start of the 2023-24 high school basketball season.

Nov 21, 2023
2023 RHS Football Team Picture by Jason Drake
Sports Seven Members of RHS Football Team Receive 2023 Mid-Continent League All-League Honors

Seven members of the Russell High School football team have received 2023 Mid-Continent League All-League honors.

Nov 20, 2023
Victoria Knights
Sports South Central Capitalizes on Victoria Turnovers, Advances to 8-Man D-2 Final

VICTORIA-J.T. Prusa accounted for six touchdowns and the South Central defense forced seven turnovers as the Timberwolves rallied to defeat Victoria 42-20 Friday night in the 8-Man Division ll Semifin...

Nov 17, 2023
Sports 2023-2024 Area Basketball Schedules

2023-2024 Area Basketball Schedules

Nov 15, 2023
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Sports Russell High School 2023-2024 Winter Sports Schedules

Russell High School 2023-2024 Winter Sports Schedules

Nov 15, 2023