Russell's Lighted Christmas Parade on Saturday, Nov. 25 will be broadcast on 95.9 Jack FM.  Coverage begins around 7:05pm.

Local News

Russell Woman Arrested for Drug Possession Following Theft Report

Drug Arrest 2A Russell woman was arrested for possession of drugs Monday afternoon in Russell following a theft report.


USDA Extends Emergency CRP Grazing for Fire Stricken Ranchers

Grass FireUS Senator Pat Roberts of Kansas, Chairman of the Senate Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition and Forestry, applauded the US Department of Agriculture's (USDA) action Tuesday to approve grazing of Conservation Reserve Program (CRP) lands to aid ranchers devastated by ongoing wildfires started March 6 in Kansas, Oklahoma and Texas.


Kansas Farmers Plan to Plant More Soybeans, Corn This Spring

Planting WheatA government report shows Kansas growers are planning to plant more soybeans and corn this spring.


Russell County Burn Ban Lifted Monday

Burn Ban LiftedThe burn ban placed on Russell County March 10 was lifted Monday by the Russell County Commissioners.


Krauss, Ney Serve as Senate Pages

Senate Pages 3-21-17Katherine Krauss and Shelby Ney, both of Russell, served as pages in the State Senate on March 21.


2017 Volunteers, Emergency Workers of the Year Announced

2017 Volunteers of the YearRussell/Ellsworth County Emergency Management and the Russell 911 Communications Advisory Board announced the 2017 Volunteers and Emergency Workers of the Year Tuesday evening during the National Weather Service Storm Fury on the Plains Spotter Training Meeting at the Dream Theater in Russell.


New Season of Real Ag Begins April 6 on SHPTV

Real AgThe sixth season of Smoky Hills Public Television's Real Ag begins Thursday, April 6 at 7:30 PM.


Local News Banner
Russell, KS weather