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USD 407 BOE 7-13-15The USD 407 Board of Education approved the purchase of a motor coach bus at a special meeting Monday evening.

3-27-17 Wreck 1A Colorado man was injured in a one-vehicle rollover wreck Monday afternoon on Interstate 70 near Russell.

Larry GeistA former Lucas-Luray K-12 principal with nearly 30 years of administrative experience has been selected to lead USD 399 Natoma-Paradise-Waldo.

Russell Champion MascottThe Russell High School SAFE (Seatbelts Are For Everyone) organization doesn't want the class of 2017 going out in a crash. Russell City and County Public Services will conduct a mock crash at RHS on Thursday, April 6 at 10 AM.

KDHE LogoThe Kansas Department of Health and Environment (KDHE) has issued an Emergency Order of Suspension to Smart Sparks, a licensed day care home operated by Tandra Reif located at 1202 Motz in Hays.

Latest Local Sports

Basketball3The 6th annual Central Kansas All-Star Basketball games were held on Sunday, March 26 at Barton Community College in Great Bend.

KBCA LogoThree area high school players have earned all-state honors from the Kansas Basketball Coaches Association for the 2016-17 season.

Kansas Kids Wrestling LogoSeven members of the Russell Wrestling Club competed in the Kids State Folkstyle Tournament at the Topeka Expocentre on Saturday and Sunday, March 25-26.

OSU Wrestler Preston Weigel 3-16-17ST. LOUIS, Mo. – The Oklahoma State wrestling team's eight All-Americans competed in the NCAA Championships medal rounds on Saturday morning at the Scottrade Center. Overall, the Cowboys accumulated two fourth-place finishers, two fifth-place finishers, two six-place finishers and a seventh-place finisher, while junior Dean Heil will wrestle for his second national title Saturday night at 7 p.m.

Basketball313 area high school basketball players have earned all-league honors from the Northern Plains League.

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