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!

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Water Line Break Causes Discolored Water in Russell

City of Russell LogoThe City of Russell recently experienced a break in one of its raw water transmission lines. Due to high demand, the water tower levels were quickly lowered. The raw water transmission line has been repaired and water production has resumed.


Meningitis Death Reported in Barton County

MeningitisThe Barton County Health Department (BCHD) and the Kansas Department of Health and Environment are collaborating with health care and other public health partners to investigate the death of a central Kansas adult due to meningitis.


Russell Church Warns of Door-to-Door Solicitation

Scam AlertSt. John Lutheran Church Pastor Roger Dennis called KRSL News Wednesday and said he had been contacted by several people regarding a child or children going door-to-door in Russell asking for donations for St. John Lutheran to purchase supplies.


Nex-Tech Announces 2017 Scholarship Recipients

Nex-Tech logoNex-Tech has announced its ten scholarship recipients for the Nex-Tech Scholarship. Each will receive a $1,000 award for excellence in demonstrating their passion and how that has led to their chosen career.


Smoky Hill-Saline Regional Advisory Committee Meeting in Hays is May 23

Smoky Hill Saline RACThe Kansas Water Office's (KWO) Smoky Hill-Saline Regional Advisory Committee (RAC) will hold a meeting to discuss current water issues affecting the region as well as the state.


Man Arrested After Firing Gun Inside Russell Residence

Russell Police DepartmentA man was arrested Saturday morning after firing a gun inside a Russell residence.


Man Arrested for Drugs After Search Warrant

Drug ArrestA Russell man was arrested on drug charges Saturday evening following the execution of a search warrant at a Russell apartment.


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