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Relay for LifeIf you've battled cancer for 20 years or just found out you have the disease, the Russell County Relay for Life Committee wants to invite you to a special survivor luncheon on May 10 at Fossil Creek Hotel and Suites in Russell.

Don CatesThe Kansas Highway Patrol says a county commissioner from Barton County died when his plane crashed while he was crop dusting.

Bob DoleDozens of Kansas elected officials and other admirers have helped former Republican presidential candidate Bob Dole kick off a three-day homecoming tour.

Russell County CourthouseA historic, but dilapidated limestone bridge that sits on the Russell and Rush County line has finally been torn down after a long negotiation process.

FireRussell City Firefighters were paged Monday afternoon to a small tree on fire near the base of the north Russell water tower at 15th and Grant Streets.

Latest Local Sports

RHS Track and FieldThe Russell High School track and field teams had another solid day on Tuesday, April 22 in Plainville.

RHS BaseballThe Russell High School baseball team split their NCAA league doubleheader at Minneapolis on Tuesday, April 22.

RHS SoftballThe Russell High School softball team could never get their offense going and was swept by Minneapolis on Tuesday, April 22.

RHS Boys GolfThe Russell High School boys golf team finished fifth at the Plainville Invitational on Monday, April 21.

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