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RRH Clinic Ribbon Cutting 3-20-18A ribbon cutting ceremony was held Tuesday at Russell Regional Hospital for the new Physicians Clinic that opened in February.

Mike RaderMike Rader, Wildlife Education Supervisor for the Kansas Department of Wildlife, Parks and Tourism, has been selected by the Kansas Association for Conservation and Environmental Education (KACEE) to receive the John K. Strickler Award.

Kansas LotteryA Lincoln County resident had his faith in humanity restored this week when he unknowingly lost his Mega Millions ticket worth one million dollars. The workers and owner at a gas station in Salina hunted the man down and returned his ticket to him hours later.

Russell City Council 1-2-18The Russell City Council will meet Tuesday, March 20 at City Hall at 4:30 PM.

3-17-18 Rooks County EarthquakeA small 2.7 magnitude earthquake was reported over the weekend in Rooks County.

Latest Local Sports

BasketballAll-league basketball selections have been announced for the North Central Activities Association and the Northern Plains League for the 2017-18 season.

Kansas Kids Wrestling LogoSeven members of the Russell Wrestling Club have qualified for the Kids State Folkstyle Tournament in Topeka on Saturday and Sunday, March 24-25.

Emerson Nichols 2018 KofC State Free Throw Champion14-year-old Emerson Nichols of Russell won the Knights of Columbus State Free Throw Contest in Salina on Sunday.

Russell Girls 2018 Sub-State Runners-UpThe Russell High School girls basketball team saw its season come to an end on Saturday, March 3 in Minneapolis with a 38-36 loss to TMP-Marian in the Sub-State Championship game.

Wilson DragonsSTAFFORD-Josie Ibarra's jump shot with 17 seconds remaining provided Hutchinson Central Christian with what proved to be its winning points as the Lady Cougars held on to defeat Wilson 39-35 in the Class 1A Division ll Girls Sub-State Championship game Saturday evening at Stafford Middle/High School.

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