Schedule Change: Due to cancellation, Russell Co. Free Fair will feature open karaoke tonight from 7-9pm followed by Kevin Morris from 9:30-11pm on Free Entertainment Stage .

UPDATE: Due to rain, Wednesday's Russell / Iola game at "AA" State Legion Baseball Tournament in Marysville now will be played Thursday around 3:30pm. The game will be broadcast on KRSL AM 990, 98.1 FM and streaming on!

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KRSL Named 2014 KAB Station of the Year

KAB LogoKRSL Russell Radio has been named the 2014 Kansas Association of Broadcasters Small Market Radio Station of the Year.

The annual KAB awards were announced Wednesday.

To achieve the Station of the Year award, KRSL won the following six individual awards:

  • 1st Place - Complete Severe Weather Coverage - Mike McKenna
  • 2nd Place - Complete Newscast - David Elliott
  • 2nd Place - Spot News - David Elliott
  • 2nd Place - Sports Play-by-Play - Mike McKenna and Mike Blanke
  • 2nd Place - DJ Personality Aircheck - Mike McKenna
  • Honorable Mention - Public Service Announcement - Barry Hoffman and Mike McKenna

The awards will be given out in October at the annual KAB Convention in Wichita.

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