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Russell City Council 5-4-21
Local Russell City Council Will Meet September 21

The Russell City Council will meet Tuesday, September 21 at 4:30 PM at City Hall.

Sep 17, 2021
Russell County Courthouse
Local Russell County Commissioners Will Meet September 20

The Russell County Commissioners will meet Monday, September 20 at the Russell County Courthouse beginning at 9 AM.

Sep 17, 2021
Road Closed
Local Russell County Highway Department Will Work on 15th Street Road Next Week

The Russell County Highway Department will work on 15th Street Road, also known as East Shoreline, next week.

Sep 16, 2021
Wesley Johnson
Local Russell's Wesley Johnson Qualifies for National Kids Tractor Pedal Pull

Russell's Wesley Johnson has qualified for the National Kids Tractor Pedal Pull.

Sep 16, 2021
Jerry Moran Townhall 5-21-21
Local Senator Moran Joins Legislation to Protect Taxpayer Rights, Privacy

US Senator Jerry Moran (R-Kan.) cosponsored the Tax Gap Reform and Internal Revenue Service (IRS) Enforcement Act to protect taxpayers against proposals to monitor Americans' bank accounts, place taxp...

Sep 16, 2021
Kansas Governor Laura Kelly
Local Governor Laura Kelly Announces Grants for Community Organizations to Support COVID-19 Vaccination Efforts

To reaffirm her administration's support for local organizations engaged in efforts to increase COVID-19 vaccinations, Governor Laura Kelly has announced the launch of the Pandemic Assistance and Vacc...

Sep 16, 2021
COVID-19 Update
Local COVID-19 Case Total Update for September 15

As of 3 PM, Wednesday, September 15, Russell County has had 982 total positive cases of COVID-19 since tracking began, an increase of 15 cases since Monday, according to the Russell County Health Depa...

Sep 16, 2021
USD 407 Champion Logo
Local USD 407 Begins KDHE Testing

USD 407 has announced a special program to allow students and staff the opportunity to stay in school and at work while making our way through this COVID pandemic.

Sep 15, 2021
Russell County Area Community Foundation
Local Russell County Strategic Doing Meeting is October 6

Russell County residents are invited to participate in a Russell County Strategic Doing meeting on Wednesday, October 6 at 6:30 PM at the Masonic Lodge at 115 East Wisconsin Street in Russell.

Sep 15, 2021
Russell County USD 407
Local Russell County USD 407 Board of Education Discusses COVID-19 Guidelines, Testing

The Russell County USD 407 Board of Education met Monday evening and discussed COVID-19 guidelines and testing.

Sep 14, 2021
Steven Johnson
Local Meet State Treasurer Candidate Steven Johnson September 20

Representative Troy Waymaster and Andrea Krug Krauss are holding a meet the candidate event for State Treasurer candidate Steven Johnson at Espresso, Etc. in Russell on Monday, September 20 at 10 AM.

Sep 14, 2021
Chet's Place What's Up in Russell Coffee 9-14-21
Local Chet's Place at Waudby's Hosts What's Up in Russell Coffee

Chet's Place at Waudby's in downtown Russell hosted Tuesday's Russell Main Street, Inc. What's Up in Russell Coffee.

Sep 14, 2021