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Laura KellyGovernor Laura Kelly has announced a series of actions her administration is taking to respond to the emergency situation COVID-19 currently presents to the economy and to public safety.

Troy WaymasterState Representative Troy Waymaster has decided to withdraw from the First District campaign for Congress to seek re-election to the Kansas House.

Drug Arrest 2Two people were arrested for drug possession on Sunday in Russell following the report of a domestic disturbance.

KDHE LogoThe Kansas Department of Health and Environment is recommending voluntary 14-day self-quarantine for those Kansans who traveled to the Lake of the Ozarks in Missouri over the Memorial Day weekend and did not use protective measures, such as social distancing and face masks.

2020 Russell Memorial Day Program #3Each Memorial Day, we honor those military men and women who gave their lives for the freedoms we enjoy today.

Storm Shots #4 5-24-20The first round of severe weather this spring rolled through the Russell area Sunday evening.

VoteRussell County Clerk and Election Officer Mary Nuss advises that anyone wanting to file for local elected offices can do so until Noon on June 1, 2020.

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Russell RecreationPatrons can again use the fitness room only at the Russell Recreation Center beginning on Monday, May 18.

Russell Legion Baseball PatchEarlier this week, the Kansas American Legion Baseball Committee was ordered by its national governing body to cancel its 2020 summer season due to concerns about COVID-19.

Football on FieldThe annual Kansas 8-Man All-Star Football Games in Beloit scheduled for June 13 have been canceled.

Alexis SchambergerAlexis Schamberger has been selected as the new head coach of the Russell High School girls basketball team.

Blaine MaierLongtime Russell High School teacher Blaine Maier has been named head coach of the boys basketball team at RHS.

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