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Rollover AccidentA Russell teenager was treated and released from Russell Regional Hospital Sunday night following a two vehicle crash on 15th Street in Russell near the gluten plant.

Nicolette UnruhThe Midway Extension District, which covers Russell and Ellsworth Counties, has announced the newest member of its team, 4-H Youth Development Agent Nicolette Unruh.

7-11-14 RHS Turf Project 02USD 407 has announced the excess dirt from the Shaffer Field Turf Project that is piled in the east parking lot is free for the taking.

CrashAn Ellsworth woman was injured Monday morning in a wreck on I-70 Road in Russell County just west of 189th or about 4.5 miles east of Russell.

Anna HarringtonAnna Harrington, a woman currently residing in Idaho, is making a trek across the country to support Shriners Hospitals. She is currently in the Russell County area.

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Shaffer Field Turf Drawing 7-14-14The artificial turf project is underway at Shaffer Field in Russell and you can follow the progress of the project here on

Russell Legion Baseball PatchThe Russell American Legion baseball team opened the postseason on Sunday, July 20 with a 3-2 walk-off win over Hoisington in the first round of the Larned "AA" Zone Tournament.

2014 Russell Football Camp 10More than 100 area first through 12 graders attended the first Russell Youth Football Camp at the Russell High School practice fields on Friday and Saturday, July 18-19.

Russell Legion Baseball PatchThe Russell American Legion baseball team swept their final two home games of the summer on Tuesday, July 15 at Shaffer Field.


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