Latest Local News

12-22-14 Injury CrashA minor injury crash Monday morning on Interstate 70 near Gorham closed the eastbound passing lane according to the Kansas Highway Patrol.

GavelA California man was indicted Thursday on a federal charge of transporting approximately 26 pounds of methamphetamine hidden in a spare tire, US Attorney Barry Grissom said. The man was arrested in Russell County.

Oil WellPlunging crude prices are hitting oil producers especially hard in Kansas.

Water Drop from FaucetThis time of year, frozen water pipes in your home can be a very big problem. Across the nation, approximately a quarter of a million homes are damaged each year by frozen water pipes.

City of Russell LogoThe City of Russell offices will be closed late Christmas week and sanitation routes will be altered.

Latest Local Sports

RHS BasketballGirls: Republic County 53, Russell 48

Boys: Republic County 53, Russell 42

BasketballArea high school basketball scores from Friday, December 19.

RHS WrestlingThe Russell High School wrestling team capped off the December portion of their schedule with two dual wins in Lincoln on Thursday, Dec. 18.

BasketballThe boys and girls all tournament teams selections have been announced for the 18th annual Amos Morris - George Stephens Classic held in Russell Dec. 8-13.

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