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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Record Cold Weekend

12-18-16 Record ColdRecord cold temperatures were reported across the state of Kansas over the weekend.


Rep. Waymaster Selected as Chairman of House Appropriations

Troy Waymaster - LurayOn Thursday, December 15, 2016, notification was made by Kansas Speaker of the House Elect Ron Ryckman (R-Olathe) that Representative Troy L. Waymaster (R-Bunker Hill) has been selected to serve as Chairman of the House Appropriations committee for the Kansas House of Representatives.


Cattle Theft Reported

TheftThe suspected theft of cattle has been reported by a rancher in northern Russell County.


Bitter Temperatures are Coming, Be Prepared

Cold WeatherKansans looking forward to a weekend of holiday shopping will have to contend with varying forms of precipitation accompanied by bitterly cold temperatures.


Fire Destroys Landfill Shed, Loader

12-13-16 Landfill Fire 1A metal shed and a track loader at the Russell County Landfill were destroyed in a fire Tuesday morning.


OSHA Investigating Fire at Drill Site in Western Kansas

OSHAThe US Department of Labor's Occupational Safety and Health Administration has opened an investigation after receiving a report that two male employees of Murfin Drilling Co., Inc. were hospitalized on December 12, 2016, after being injured in a fire at a drilling site located southwest of Sharon Springs.


USD 407 BOE Interviewed Five RHS Principal Candidates Friday

USD 407 BOE 7-13-15The USD 407 Board of Education interviewed five candidates Friday for the Russell High School Principal position.


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