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Russell County Commissioners 3-17-14The Russell County Commissioners met in regular session Monday to discuss ongoing projects and receive updates from county departments.

Bob Dole at KRSL July 2 2014 2Senator Bob Dole plans to visit the following southwestern Kansas locations during the eighth of several trips to Kansas this year. All visits are open to the public.

Crime PhotoA gun was reported stolen from a Russell home Monday morning according to the Russell Police Department.

KAEAMarty Myers of Russell has been named Kansas Art Enhancer of the Year 2014-2015. This award recognizes the exemplary contributions of individuals, groups, institutions or businesses that have significantly enhanced art education or art in their community.

Fatal CrashA couple from Russell is dead following a two vehicle crash Sunday evening in Ellsworth County.

Latest Local Sports

RHS VolleyballThe Russell High School volleyball team may have went 0-2 in the Great Bend triangular on Monday, Sept. 15, but did compete well against both the host team and Smoky Valley at the GBHS Gym.

RHS Girls GolfRussell High School's Megan Boxberger fired a 50 and finished second at the Pratt Invitational on Monday, Sept. 15.

RHS VolleyballAfter starting the season 0-6, the Russell High School volleyball team broke into the win column for the first time in 2014 by going 3-1 at the Trego Invitational in WaKeeney on Saturday, Sept. 13.

RHS FootballThe longest active high school football losing streak in the state of Kansas came to an end Friday, September 12 in Belleville as the Republic County Buffaloes beat the Russell Broncos, 34-21.

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