Latest Local News

May 2015 Drought MonitorThe most recent report from the US Drought Monitor says Russell County is now out of drought, listing much of the county and area as abnormally dry.

Oil WellResidents in energy producing counties may be paying more property taxes or face cuts in local government services in the wake of the cheaper gasoline prices at the pump.

2015 Royals Clinic 1KRSL's Eighth Annual Fred White Memorial Royals Alumni Youth Baseball Clinic was held Thursday afternoon in Russell at the Memorial Park Complex.

Russell Swimming PoolThe Duke Johnson Municipal Swimming Pool in Russell opens Monday on Memorial Day.

RattlesnakeIn the past few weeks, the City of Russell has seen an increase of rattlesnakes in the vicinity of the 1400 block of North Front Street and also Cindy Drive.

Latest Local Sports

RHS Track and Field11 athletes from Russell High School have qualified for the state track and field meet.

RHS BaseballThe Russell/Victoria baseball team fell short in its bid for a second-straight trip to the Class 4A Div. 2 State Tournament after losing to Larned 6-4 in the regional championship game in Hoisington on Thursday, May 21.

RHS Boys GolfRussell High School had two golfers compete in the Hoisington 3A Regional held at the Lake Barton Course on Monday, May 18.

RHS SoftballThe Russell High School softball team had its season come to a close on Monday, May 18 after losing to Republic Co. 13-0 in five innings in the opening round of the Class 3A Regional in Beloit.

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