Latest Local News

FireworksAs the 4th of July nears, the Russell Police Department and the Russell County Sheriff's Office have a few reminders regarding fireworks.

Water DropRecent rains for Kansas have eased drought conditions for many areas, leading Governor Sam Brownback to update the Drought Declaration for Kansas counties with an Executive Order.

Ad Astra LogoTickets for the concerts in the Ad Astra Music Festival are available now from the Russell Area Chamber of Commerce located in downtown Russell.

Crime PhotoA trailer was reported stolen Monday morning in Russell.

Water Restrictions During the April 21, 2015 regular council meeting, the Russell City Council voted to step up to a Stage III Critical Water Stage imposing mandatory restrictions on water use when water stops running over the low head dam in Big Creek immediately downstream from the city's water intake.

Latest Local Sports

K-18 BaseballThe Russell K-18 youth summer baseball teams were both in action on Monday, June 29.

RHS Track Project 7 6-29-15The installation of the new track surface at the Shaffer Field in Russell continues.

K-18 Baseball LogoThe Russell K-18 youth summer baseball teams were both scheduled to be in action on Thursday, June 25.

Russell Legion Baseball PatchThe Russell American Legion baseball team improved to 15-6 on the summer with a pair of wins over Hoisington on Wednesday, June 24 at Shaffer Field in Russell.

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