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 KRSL.com!

Local News

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.


Governor Brownback Tours Local Oil Operation

Brownback Visit 1Kansas Governor Sam Brownback was in Russell County Wednesday to tour a local oil operation and talk with local oil producers.


Eichman's Veterans Display is at the Russell Public Library

RPL Veterans DisplayIda Eichman, Daughters of the American Revolution representative, has a display in honor of Veteran's Day that can be seen at the Russell Public Library now until the end of November.


Russell City Council Approves Letter of Intent to Purchase Advantage First Addition Lots for Duplex Development

Russell City Council 5-19-15The Russell City Council approved a letter of intent agreement Tuesday at a special meeting to purchase lots one through eight of the Advantage First Addition housing development in Russell for the construction of moderate income duplexes.


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