Bickerdyke 5th Grade Concert Scheduled for Thursday, Jan. 19 Postponed to Thursday, Jan. 26 at 6:30 PM at RMS.

Catch Russell Boys Basketball @ Hoisington Winter Jam on Thursday at 4:45pm on 95.9 Jack FM and streaming on KRSL.com.

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USD 407 BOE 7-13-15The USD 407 Board of Education will hold a special meeting Monday, January 23 at 5 PM at the Central Administration Office in Russell to interview architecture companies for facilities planning.

Russell City Council Oaths of Office 1-17-17Three men elected to the Russell City Council in November took their oaths of office at Tuesday's regular monthly Council meeting and outgoing Councilman Paul Phillips was honored for his service.

City of Russell LogoRussell residents who have downed tree limbs from this weekend's ice storm are asked to place the limbs curbside and call the City Building at 483-6311 with your name and address. City crews will begin picking up tree limbs from this storm on Monday, January 23, and will continue picking them up as time permits.

County Commissioners 1-16-17The Russell County Commissioners met Monday and discussed bridge repair projects and the construction of a new metal shed at the Russell County Landfill.

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.

Latest Local Sports

RHS BasketballGirls: Russell 54, Minneapolis 25
Boys: Ellsworth 78, Russell 68

Basketball2The 11th annual Hoisington Winter Jam is being held this week, January 17-21.

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

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.

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