Latest Local News

Scam AlertState Treasurer Ron Estes warns Kansans of suspicious postcards labeled as an “Unclaimed Property Notification.”

RMS CoffeeThe Russell Area Chamber of Commerce is hosting a Legislative Coffee Wednesday, July 30 at 1 PM at Barney's Lounge inside Meridy's Restaurant at 1220 South Fossil in Russell.

Earthquake 7-29-14The U.S. Geological Survey says an earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 4.3 struck northern Oklahoma and Southern Kansas on Monday night.

DroughtThe return of hot, dry conditions to Kansas has put stress on farm crops in many parts of the state.

Marty Myers with RHS Girls Tennis Team Members 7-29-14Marty Myers recently presented a $250 grant from the Myers Family Memorial Donor Advised Fund to members of the Russell High School Tennis Team to help purchase a volley machine for the boys and girls tennis program.

Latest Local Sports

Russell PatriotsThe final sign-up night for the Russell Patriot Salvation Army League football team is this Tuesday, July 29 at 7pm upstairs at the Russell American Legion Hall on Main Street.

Shaffer Field Turf Drawing 7-14-14The artificial turf project is underway at Shaffer Field in Russell and you can follow the progress of the project here on

Russell Legion Baseball PatchThe Russell American Legion baseball team just missed a trip to state after losing to Larned 10-6 in the championship game of the "AA" Zone Tournament in Larned on Tuesday, July 22.

2014 Russell Football Camp 10More than 100 area first through 12 graders attended the first Russell Youth Football Camp at the Russell High School practice fields on Friday and Saturday, July 18-19.

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