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Pool Party 9The Duke Johnson Municipal Swimming Pool in Russell will be closed for the rest of today (Monday) and all day on Tuesday, June 25 for maintenance.

Senator Jerry MoranUS Senator Jerry Moran (R-Kan.) on Friday commended President Trump for approving the Major Disaster Declaration for 53 counties in Kansas.

usda logoFarmers who planted cover crops on prevented plant acres will be permitted to hay, graze or chop those fields earlier than November this year, the US Department of Agriculture (USDA) announced Thursday.

Crime PhotoA Russell man was arrested for driving under the influence in Russell Thursday night after fleeing from law enforcement.

Drug ArrestA man was arrested Wednesday night in Russell for multiple drug violations after he fled from a traffic stop.

Latest Local Sports

Tiffany DortlandRussell's Tiffany Dortland scored 10 points on 4 of 7 shooting to help lead the White team to a 76-65 victory over the Blue squad in the Kansas Basketball Coaches Association Girls All-Star Game on Saturday, June 22 at Kansas Wesleyan's Mabee Arena in Salina.

RHS Boys Basketball Team in Manhattan 6-23-19Several members of the 2019-20 Russell High School basketball team attended the Kansas State University Team Camp on Saturday and Sunday, June 22 and 23 in Manhattan.

K-18 BaseballThe second half of a home and home K-18 Baseball series between Russell and Phillipsburg was played Thursday evening in Phillipsburg.

Russell Legion Baseball PatchGame 1: Russell 4, Hoisington 3

Game 2: Hoisington 13, Russell 1

K-18 Baseball LogoThe Russell K-18 Baseball team lost to Phillipsburg Monday evening at Memorial Park by a score of 14-0.  The game ended in the bottom of the fifth inning due to the 10-run rule.

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