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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Easter Sunday Rollover Injures Oregon Woman

Rollover AccidentA one-vehicle rollover wreck Sunday afternoon on Interstate 70 in eastern Russell County injured an Oregon woman.


Next Deines Cultural Center Exhibition Opens April 21

Four Painters Three PottersThe next exhibition at the Deines Cultural Center in Russell opens Friday, April 21. Four Painters and Three Potters features paintings and ceramics from seven artists from the Great Bend area.


Four Russell People Arrested on Drug Charges Following Manhunt for Another Man

Russell Police DepartmentFour Russell people were arrested for drug possession Thursday night in Russell following a manhunt for another man.


Lane to be Inducted into Kansas Teachers' Hall of Fame

Kansas Teachers Hall of FameThe Kansas Teachers' Hall of Fame in Dodge City has announced its class of 2017 and a former Russell teacher is one of the inductees.


Scares Returning Thanks to Russell Masonic Lodge

Masonic LodgeFor more than two decades, kids of all ages were given a fright thanks to the Russell Arts Council Haunted House in downtown Russell. Former Russell Mayor Henrietta "Henri" Wenthe served as the Head Witch in Charge, helping plan, construct and portray characters in the attraction which featured different themes throughout the years.


Next Doctors on Call Examines Eye Care

Doctors on CallSmoky Hills Public Television's local program, Doctors on Call, will feature the topic of eye care on Tuesday, April 18 at 7 PM with an encore April 23 at 3:30 PM.


Senator Moran Accepting Applications for Fall 2017 Internships

Senator Jerry MoranUS Senator Jerry Moran of Kansas has announced he is accepting applications for congressional internships in his Washington, D.C. and Kansas offices for this fall.


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