Charitable Organizations Encouraged to Apply for Russell County Disaster Relief Fund Grants

The Russell County Area Community Foundation has established the Russell County Disaster Relief Fund to meet the emergency needs of Russell County and is accepting applications.

Russell County Area Community Foundation

Local News

This 2000 Ford pickup was one of two pickups stolen from the parking lot at Russell Livestock early Thursday, Jan. 20.
Local Two Pickups Stolen at Russell Livestock

Two flatbed pickups were stolen from the parking lot at Russell Livestock early Thursday, January 20.

Jan 21, 2022
Drought Report for January 18, 2022. (Courtesy of US Drought Monitor)
Local Drought Conditions Spreading Across Kansas

Drought conditions continue to spread north and east across Kansas after months of little precipitation.

Jan 21, 2022
109th Rep. Troy Waymaster
Local Rep. Waymaster: From the Dome to Home

The Kansas Legislative session is underway in Topeka and in his first newsletter of the session, 109th Representative Troy Waymaster discusses plans to help Kansans affected by recent wildfires, Gover...

Jan 20, 2022
USD 407 BOE Meeting 9-27-21
Local USD 407 BOE to Hold Special Meeting on Monday

Russell County USD 407 Board of Education will hold a special meeting on Monday, January 24 at the Central Administration Office in Russell.

Jan 20, 2022
Russell County Area Community Foundation
Local Charitable Organizations Encouraged to Apply for Russell County Disaster Relief Fund Grants

The Russell County Area Community Foundation has established the Russell County Disaster Relief Fund to meet the emergency needs of Russell County and is accepting applications.

Jan 20, 2022
Kansas Corporation Commission
Local New Broadband Program Available to Help with Internet Costs

The Emergency Broadband Benefit, a federal program that helped almost nine million low income Americans afford internet service in 2021, ended on December 31.

Jan 20, 2022

Sports

KRSL Basketball Scoreboard
Sports Area Basketball Scores - January 22

Area high school basketball scores for Saturday, January 22.

Jan 22, 2022
Russell Girls Basketball 21-22 Team Photo by Jason Drake
Sports Russell Girls Fall in MCL Tournament Third Place Game

The Russell High School girls basketball team lost 51-34 to Smith Center in the third place game of the Mid-Continent League tournament in Plainville on Saturday, January 22.

Jan 22, 2022
Russell Boys Basketball 21-22 Team Photo by Jason Drake
Sports Broncos Rally for Overtime Win Over Oakley

PLAINVILLE-Jackson Cross scored 19 points including a key 3-pointer to send the game to overtime as the Russell Broncos Boys Basketball team rallied for a 60-57 victory over Oakley in their final game...

Jan 22, 2022
USD 407 Champion Logo
Sports Russell's Ney Takes First, Napue Third in Nickerson

They may be freshmen, but you would not know it. Russell's Jadon Ney and Tionna Napue continued their great seasons with top three finishes at the Nickerson Girls Invitational on Friday, January 21.

Jan 22, 2022
Russell Girls Basketball 21-22 Team Photo by Jason Drake
Sports Russell Girls Fall to Phillipsburg in MCL Tournament Semis

The Russell High School girls basketball team faced Phillipsburg in the Mid-Continent League tournament semifinals on Friday, January 21 in Plainville and lost 55-42.

Jan 21, 2022
KRSL Basketball Scoreboard
Sports Area Basketball Scores - January 21

Area high school basketball scores for Friday, January 21.

Jan 21, 2022