Latest Local News

3-17-18 Rooks County EarthquakeA small 2.7 magnitude earthquake was reported over the weekend in Rooks County.

County Commissioners 1-16-17The Russell County Commissioners will meet Monday, March 19 at the Russell County Courthouse beginning at 9 AM.

Poison HelpDid you know that just about anything can be poisonous if used the wrong way? To observe National Poison Prevention Week, Russell Regional Hospital will have a poison control informational booth in the hospital lobby from March 19 through 26.

Russell City Council 1-2-18The Russell City Council will meet Tuesday, March 20 at City Hall at 4:30 PM.

American PickersMike Wolfe, Frank Fritz and their team are excited to come to Kansas. They plan to film episodes of the series American Pickers throughout the region this spring.

Latest Local Sports

BasketballAll-league basketball selections have been announced for the North Central Activities Association and the Northern Plains League for the 2017-18 season.

Kansas Kids Wrestling LogoSeven members of the Russell Wrestling Club have qualified for the Kids State Folkstyle Tournament in Topeka on Saturday and Sunday, March 24-25.

Emerson Nichols 2018 KofC State Free Throw Champion14-year-old Emerson Nichols of Russell won the Knights of Columbus State Free Throw Contest in Salina on Sunday.

Russell Girls 2018 Sub-State Runners-UpThe Russell High School girls basketball team saw its season come to an end on Saturday, March 3 in Minneapolis with a 38-36 loss to TMP-Marian in the Sub-State Championship game.

Wilson DragonsSTAFFORD-Josie Ibarra's jump shot with 17 seconds remaining provided Hutchinson Central Christian with what proved to be its winning points as the Lady Cougars held on to defeat Wilson 39-35 in the Class 1A Division ll Girls Sub-State Championship game Saturday evening at Stafford Middle/High School.

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