The 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.
KRSL's Eighth Annual Fred White Memorial Royals Alumni Youth Baseball Clinic was held Thursday afternoon in Russell at the Memorial Park Complex.
The Duke Johnson Municipal Swimming Pool in Russell opens Monday on Memorial Day.
In 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.
The Russell City Council approved four equipment purchases and an electric rate restructuring at its monthly meeting Tuesday afternoon.
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The 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.
Russell High School had two golfers compete in the Hoisington 3A Regional held at the Lake Barton Course on Monday, May 18.
The 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.
The Beloit boys and girls both ran off with the NCAA league track and field titles on Friday, May 15 at Trojan Field in Beloit.
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