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

Kansas Officials Approve $4.2M in Emergency Aid for Schools

School FundingKansas Governor Sam Brownback and top legislators have approved $4.2 million in emergency aid for 25 public school districts after trimming back their requests.


Banks Receives Distinguished Service Award

Banks Award 11-9-15During the annual Kansas Municipal Energy Agency's meeting of member cities, Duane Banks, Electric Utility Director for the City of Russell, was presented the Max Embree Award.


Deadline Approaching for Storefront, Signage Program Application

Russell County Economic Development and CVBThe deadline to apply for the Storefront and Signage Improvement Program through Russell County Economic Development and CVB is quickly approaching.


Section of Fairport Road Closed This Week

Road Closed PictureFairport Road in Russell County from 182nd Street to 184th Street is closed until Friday, November 13 at 4 PM according to the Russell County Highway Department.


City Officials Clarify Housing Project

MIH DuplexCity of Russell - In light of some recent misinformation on social media, we would like to inform citizens of the facts of the proposed housing project.


Rooks County Road Construction Project Included in KDOT Bids

Road Work AheadThe Kansas Department of Transportation has announced approved bids for state highway construction and maintenance projects in Kansas. The letting took place October 21 in Topeka.


Gorham Youth Named Poster Contest Winner

Janessa Miller Winning PosterJanessa Miller of Gorham was recently named as one of three northwest Kansas winners in the 2015 Put the Brakes on Fatalities poster contest.



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