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Kansas Insurance Commissioner Vicki Schmidt
Local Storm Season Insurance Claims Cost $442 Million in 2023

Kansas Insurance Commissioner Vicki Schmidt has released data on the amount paid by insurance companies for Kansas storm damage claims in 2023.

May 17, 2024
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Local Nex-Tech Announces 2024 Scholarship Recipients

Nex-Tech is proud to announce the recipients of the Nex-Tech Break the Rules Scholarship.

May 17, 2024
2024 Switchgrass Summer Art Program
Local Switchgrass to Begin Summer Art Program May 23

This summer, Switchgrass at 208 South Main Street in Lucas and Feeding the Children of North Central Kansas are teaming up to present the Lunch and Learn Summer Art Program.

May 17, 2024
Russell City Council 1-3-23
Local Russell City Council Will Meet May 21

The Russell City Council will meet Tuesday, May 21 at 4:30 PM at City Hall.

May 17, 2024
Russell Regional Hospital
Local RRH to Offer Grief Support Program, Paint Awareness Class

The Russell Regional Hospital Physicians Clinic offers counseling services via appointment and will now be adding a monthly adult grief support group and stress awareness paint event.

May 17, 2024
Russell County Courthouse
Local Russell County Commissioners Will Meet May 20

The Russell County Commissioners will meet Monday, May 20 at the Russell County Courthouse beginning at 9 AM.

May 17, 2024
USD 407 Summer Meal Program
Local USD 407 Offering Summer Meal Program June 10-July 25

Russell County USD 407 is offering a meal program again this summer.

May 16, 2024
USD 407 Steering Committee Meeting 2-21-24
Local USD 407 Facilities Steering Committee Discusses Countywide Sales Tax

The USD 407 Facilities Steering Committee held its May meeting Wednesday with architects from Schaefer Architecture and members of the public at Russell High School.

May 16, 2024
Blaine Maier Retirement Reception
Local Retirement Reception Held for Blaine Maier

The Russell County USD 407 Board of Education and the Russell County National Education Association hosted a retirement reception for Blaine Maier Wednesday afternoon at Ruppenthal Middle School in Ru...

May 16, 2024
Safe Kids Kansas
Local Keep Water Safety Top of Mind This Boating Season

With almost 100 different kinds of boats – from kayaks to canoes to motorboats – many Kansans will have a great time on the water this year.

May 16, 2024
Wilson State Park Campground
Local Wilson State Park Ranked Top 10 in Central Region Best Places to Camp

The Dyrt has announced its 2024 Best Places to Camp Regional Awards and Wilson State Park Campground is ranked number nine in the Central Region.

May 15, 2024
2024 Lemonade Stand Challenge Save the Date
Local 2024 Lemonade Stand Challenge Will Be Held June 21-22

The 2024 Lemonade Stand Challenge, a fundraising effort for the Russell Play Park project, will be held June 21 and 22.

May 15, 2024