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Local Snow Route Parking Restrictions Lifted

The parking restrictions on roads designated as snow routes in Russell are lifted. Vehicles can again park along emergency snow routes.

Jan 25, 2021
Russell County USD 407
Local Monday's USD 407 BOE Special Meeting Canceled

Russell County USD 407 has announced Monday's special Board of Education meeting at 5:30 PM in Russell has been canceled due to snow and current road conditions.

Jan 25, 2021
COVID-19 Update
Local COVID-19 Case Total Update for Jan. 25

As of Noon, Monday, January 25, Russell County has 796 total positive cases of COVID-19 since the pandemic began, an increase of one since Friday, according to the Russell County Health Department.

Jan 25, 2021
Elaine Bowers
Local Senator Bowers: Senate Scene Week One, Two

36th District State Senator Elaine Bowers has released her first newsletter of the 2021 Kansas Legislative Session.

Jan 25, 2021
Power Outage
Local Russell Experiences Brief Power Outage

Portions of the City of Russell lost electricity Monday morning for about 20 minutes.

Jan 25, 2021
Russell Community COVID-19 Q&A Live Event Flyer
Local Special Online COVID-19 Q&A Event Planned for Tuesday

The Russell Rotary Club is partnering with Russell Regional Hospital and Russell County USD 407 to present a special online question and answer forum on Tuesday, January 26 starting at 5:30 PM.

Jan 23, 2021
COVID-19 Update
Local COVID-19 Case Total Update for Jan. 22

As of 3 PM, Friday, January 22, Russell County has 795 total positive cases of COVID-19 since the pandemic began, an increase of four since Wednesday, according to the Russell County Health Department...

Jan 22, 2021
Closed for Renovations
Local Russell Public Library Will Be Closed Feb. 1-6

The Russell Public Library will be closed February 1 through 6 while carpet is installed.

Jan 22, 2021
Simpson Elementary
Local USD 407 Preschool Applications Open

USD 407 Russell County Schools is releasing the application for eligibility to enroll in the four-year-old preschool classroom based at Simpson Elementary School for the 2021-2022 school year.

Jan 22, 2021
109th Rep. Troy Waymaster
Local Rep. Waymaster: From the Dome to Home

The 2021 Kansas Legislative session is underway in Topeka and in his weekly newsletter, 109th Representative Troy Waymaster discusses property tax transparency, the regulation of abortions and bill he...

Jan 22, 2021
Raymond Curtis Mader
Local Former Russell Mayor Curt Mader Passes Away

Former Russell Mayor Raymond Curtis "Curt" Mader has died. He was 55.

Jan 22, 2021
Local Governor Laura Kelly Announces Kansas Moves to Phase 2 of COVID-19 Vaccine Distribution

Governor Laura Kelly has announced the statewide move to Phase 2 of Kansas' COVID-19 vaccination plan.

Jan 21, 2021