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Police ChaseAn Ellis man was arrested Friday morning just east of Russell following a police pursuit on Interstate 70.

Kansas Highway Patrol BadgeTwo Russell people were injured in an unusual deer versus vehicle accident Saturday evening in northern Barton County.

City of Russell LogoIn the spring of 2016, the Insurance Services Office (ISO) conducted a site visit of the City of Russell for the purpose of assigning a Public Protection Classification (PPC) rating for fire protection.

NCRPCOctober 30 is recognized as Weatherization Day, marking an annual opportunity to bring attention to the fact that low income households spend a disproportionate percentage of their annual incomes on home energy bills.

9-4-16 Flood Julie Counts 1The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has announced that federal disaster aid has been made available to the State of Kansas to supplement state and local recovery efforts in the area affected by severe storms and flooding during the period of September 2 through 12, 2016.

Latest Local Sports

Football on FieldIt's the final week of the regular-season for high school football teams in Classes 4A Div. 1 through 8-man, while the playoffs begin in 5A and 6A. Four schools in the KRSL listening area are in action on Thursday, Oct. 27.

RHS Cross CountryThe Russell High School cross country team had its season come to a close at the Class 3A Regional Meet in Sterling on Saturday, Oct. 22.

VolleyballThe high school volleyball season came to a close for all five schools in the KRSL listening area on Saturday, Oct. 22.

RHS FootballThe Russell Broncos football team was officially eliminated from postseason play with a 33-14 loss to rival Thomas More Prep-Marian Friday, October 21 on senior night in Russell.

FootballArea football scores from Friday, October 21.

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