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Russell County Commissioners 1-7-19The Russell County Commissioners will meet Monday, October 21 at the Russell County Courthouse beginning at 9 AM.

Monica DreilingFour Kansas educators are being recognized for their outstanding teaching skills through the prestigious Presidential Award for Excellence in Mathematics and Science Teaching (PAEMST) program.

Fort Hays State UniversityThe Department of Teacher Education at Fort Hays State University has developed and opened the Virtual Literacy Center to make the highest quality, cutting edge, scientific-based tutoring services available to the school districts in approximately 25 counties in Northwest Kansas.

USD 407 BOE 10-8-18The USD 407 Board of Education meeting has been rescheduled for Monday, October 21 at 5 PM at the Central Administration Office in Russell due to scheduling conflicts with the quorum of the board on October 14.

USD 407 Facebook Live 10-22-19Russell County USD 407 Superintendent Shelly Swayne will host a Facebook Live Bond Election Question and Answer Session on Tuesday, October 22 at 7 PM.

Latest Local Sports

FootballArea high school football scores from Friday and Saturday, October 18-19.

Russell Bronco FootballThe Russell Bronco football team (1-6, 1-3 3A District 8) picked up its first win of the season on Friday, October 18 at Shaffer Field in Russell with a 25-0 victory over Goodland (1-6, 0-4 3A District 8) in a game that was called due to lightning and rain with 9:42 left in the fourth quarter.

Natoma TigersNATOMA-The Natoma Tigers Football team played their final home game of the season Friday evening at Tiger Field against undefeated Cheylin in a contest with playoff implications.

Russell runner Bobby Rhodes in Downs 10-17-19The Russell High School cross country team ran in the Lakeside Invitational in Downs on Thursday, October 17.

VolleyballBrackets are now set for the Class 1A regional volleyball tournaments in Kansas, which will be held on Tuesday, October 22.

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