Sunday's "A Reason for Hope" Benefit Concert in Lucas has been Postponed

United Emmanuel Lutheran Church in Milberger and Olive Branch Chapel and First Southern Baptist Church in Russell are cancelling Sunday services due to weather.

Natoma Christmas Celebration on Sunday is postponed.

Local Events

Russell, Natoma Qualify for State Scholars Bowl

2014 RHS Scholars Bowl Team - Reg ChampsThe Russell High School Scholars Bowl Team is headed back to state for the fourth-straight year after winning the Class 4A Regional in Russell on Thursday, February 6.


Man Arrested for an Outstanding Warrant Gets Drug Charges Added Following Traffic Stop

Drug ArrestThe Russell County Sheriff's Office says a man was arrested Wednesday afternoon in Russell County on the strength of a Norton County warrant and drug charges.


State Reports 16 Flu Deaths

Flu SeasonState health officials say 16 Kansans have died from the influenza during the current flu season.


Students to Participate in Body Venture

Body VentureAn innovative new way to learn about the importance of good nutrition and physical fitness is coming to Bickerdyke Elementary School.


Russell County Barn Quilt Trail Deadline Nears

Barn QuiltAs part of the largest public art displays in the nation, the kick-off for the Russell County Barn Quilt Trail was held during the Russell County Free Fair in 2013 where more than 24 "quilt blocks" showcased local artists.


Traffic Emergency Ends in Russell

City of Russell LogoThe traffic emergency declared for the City of Russell on Monday has been terminated. Vehicles can again be parked along emergency snow routes.


Snow Causes Multiple Wrecks

Motorhome Wreck 2-4-14Heavy snowfall and white out conditions on Russell County highways Tuesday led to several accidents around the county.



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