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!

Local News

STIHL Recalls the HSA 65 Hedge Trimmer

STIHL HSA 65In cooperation with the US Consumer Product Safety Commission, STIHL Incorporated is recalling all model HSA 65 battery-powered hedge trimmers.


Two Arrested in Lucas on Drug Charges

Drug ArrestTwo Lucas people were arrested on drug charges Wednesday evening in Lucas following the execution of a search warrant.


Wednesday's Storm Causes Extensive Damage in Russell

7-13-16 Storm 8Storms and strong winds Wednesday morning in Russell and Ellis Counties caused extensive damage in Russell and across the region.


USD 407 BOE Conducts Reorganization, Discusses Handbooks

USD 407 BOE 7-13-15The USD 407 Board of Education conducted its annual reorganization meeting Monday evening to begin the 2016-2017 school year.


Grassroots Art Center Digitizes Art Videos

Grassroots Art CenterFor the past year the Grassroots Art Center in Lucas has been in the process of digitizing Kansas Grassroots Art Environment videos.


Sells Named New City of Russell Building Official

Roger SellsRoger Sells has been selected to fill the City of Russell's Building Official/Zoning Administrator position with his appointment effective July 11, 2016 according to a press release.


Section of Copeland Street to Temporarily Close for Tennis Court Project

Road Closed PictureCopeland Street in Russell will be closed from 4th Street to Parkside from Wednesday, July 13 through Friday, July 15 from 4:30 AM to 11 AM.


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