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2019 Business Appreciation Awards Announced

Dept CommerceRussell County Economic Development and CVB nominates Russell County businesses each year for the Kansas Department of Commerce's Business Appreciation Month program.


Road Near Wilson Lake Closed Due to Culvert Washout

15th Street Road Culvert Washout 1The Russell County Highway Department has closed almost four miles of road due to a road culvert washout. No detour has been established. They have to close this much roadway due to no through roads in the area.


RHS National Honor Society Raises Funds for Russell County Historical Society

RHS NHS Raises Funds for Historical SocietyThe Russell High School Chapter of the National Honor Society recently held a bake sale fundraiser to raise funds to help the Russell County Historical Society.


2019 Kansas Click It or Ticket Campaign Begins

Click It or TicketBeginning May 20 and continuing through June 2, travelers can expect increased police presence on city streets as the Russell Police Department joins 180 other law enforcement agencies in aggressively enforcing Kansas occupant restraint and other traffic laws as part of the Kansas Click It or Ticket campaign.


USD 407 BOE Special Meeting is May 20

USD 407 BOE 10-8-18The USD 407 Board of Education will hold a special meeting on Monday, May 20 at 5:30 PM at the Central Administration Office in Russell.


Russell City Council Meeting is May 21

Russell City Council 1-15-19The Russell City Council will meet Tuesday, May 21 at 4:30 PM at City Hall.


Bridge in Center Township Closed

Road Closed PictureThe Russell County Highway Department has closed a one-mile section of road due to bridge damage. The bridge is over Beaver Creek in Center Township. No detour has been established.


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