An elderly Osborne County farmer has died after being severely burned in a Thursday night fire involving around 300 hay bales.
Tony Witt was sworn in Friday morning at City Hall as Russell's newest Councilmember.
Russell's favorite native son, former United States Senator Bob Dole, celebrates his 90th birthday today.
A Louisiana woman was injured slightly, but refused ambulance transport after being involved in a one vehicle rollover wreck Thursday morning west of Paradise on a country road.
United States Senator Jerry Moran (R-Kan.) was in Russell Friday morning to tour Russell Regional Hospital.
As Russell remains under a Stage IV Water Emergency - a measure that has been in place since November of 2012 - city officials continue the search for more water sources.
The Russell County Area Community Foundation (RCACF) has achieved a significant milestone, returning its $1 millionth dollar back to area communities and charities.
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