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Midwest Energy Ice Storm 1-16-17A weekend ice storm in Kansas knocked out electricity for several people in the Russell area and also left many folks picking up tree limbs. Reports indicate the Russell area received about an inch of ice.

Power OuttageMidwest Energy is working through the largest ice storm to hit our area in nearly a decade. It is possible that it could take days before all customers have power restored.

Drug ArrestA Russell man was arrested early Friday morning for drugs following the report of a domestic disturbance at a Russell home.

Russell City Council 5-19-15The Russell City Council will meet Tuesday, January 17 at 4:30 PM at City Hall for its first regular meeting of 2017.

Lucas WebsterA Great Bend man was arrested Thursday night in Great Bend for possession of drugs and property stolen from Susank.

Latest Local Sports

BasketballAll five schools in the KRSL listening area continue play in their respective mid-season tournaments on Tuesday, Jan. 17.

KBCA LogoThe Kansas Basketball Coaches Association weekly statewide rankings are out for the week of Jan. 16.

RHS WrestlingSix members of the Russell High School wrestling team competed in the University of Nebraska-Kearney Dual Tournament in Kearney on Friday, Jan. 13.

Basketball2Brackets are now set for the Hoisington Winter Jam that will be held January 17-21.

Basketball3The Northern Plains League Mid-Season Basketball Tournament is being held Jan. 13-21.

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