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Death InvestigationThe Kansas Bureau of Investigation has released additional information about a suspicious death in Wilson Tuesday afternoon.

Veterans History ProjectTo encourage Kansas veterans to share their stories with the Library of Congress' Veterans History Project, US Senator Pat Roberts (R-Kan.) interviewed former US Senator Bob Dole (R-Kan.) to preserve his recollections of service for future generations.

Russell Champion MascottOn Tuesday, May 31, the Russell High School Shaffer Field Complex turf football field, track and baseball field will not be accessible to anyone according to school administration.

Saline River 5-25-16 3The Saline River was well beyond its banks Wednesday in Russell County as the result of recent rainfall in the area.

USD 407 Facilities Planning Focus Group Meeting 1 5-24-16The USD 407 Board of Education and Administration hosted a facilities planning and prioritizing focus group meeting Tuesday evening at Ruppenthal Middle School in Russell with district staff, local business people and interested members of the public.

Latest Local Sports

2016 KSHSAA State Track Logo11 athletes from Russell High School competed in the KSHSAA State Track and Field Meet at Cessna Stadium in Wichita on Friday and Saturday, May 27-28.

2016 KSHSAA State Baseball LogoThe Russell/Victoria baseball team took third place at the Class 4A Div. 2 State Tournament in Emporia on Saturday, May 28 and matched their best finish in five trips to state since the program began in 1993.

RHS Boys GolfRussell High School's Tanner Brown tied with five other golfers for 31st place at the Class 3A State Tournament on Monday, May 23 at the Salina Municipal Course.

RHS Track and Field11 athletes from Russell High School have qualified for the state high school track and field meet.

2016 Russell/Victoria Baseball Reg Champs #2The Russell/Victoria baseball team is headed to state for the second time in three years and the fifth time in the program's history after winning the Russell Class 4A Div. 2 Regional Tournament on Wednesday, May 18 at the Shaffer Field Complex.

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