Dorrance Decoration Day Marquee May 2024
USD 407 Offering Summer Meal Program June 10-July 25

Russell County USD 407 is offering a meal program again this summer.

USD 407 Summer Meal Program

Local News

Kansas Insurance Commissioner Vicki Schmidt
Local Storm Season Insurance Claims Cost $442 Million in 2023

Kansas Insurance Commissioner Vicki Schmidt has released data on the amount paid by insurance companies for Kansas storm damage claims in 2023.

May 17, 2024
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Local Nex-Tech Announces 2024 Scholarship Recipients

Nex-Tech is proud to announce the recipients of the Nex-Tech Break the Rules Scholarship.

May 17, 2024
2024 Switchgrass Summer Art Program
Local Switchgrass to Begin Summer Art Program May 23

This summer, Switchgrass at 208 South Main Street in Lucas and Feeding the Children of North Central Kansas are teaming up to present the Lunch and Learn Summer Art Program.

May 17, 2024
Russell City Council 1-3-23
Local Russell City Council Will Meet May 21

The Russell City Council will meet Tuesday, May 21 at 4:30 PM at City Hall.

May 17, 2024
Russell Regional Hospital
Local RRH to Offer Grief Support Program, Paint Awareness Class

The Russell Regional Hospital Physicians Clinic offers counseling services via appointment and will now be adding a monthly adult grief support group and stress awareness paint event.

May 17, 2024
Russell County Courthouse
Local Russell County Commissioners Will Meet May 20

The Russell County Commissioners will meet Monday, May 20 at the Russell County Courthouse beginning at 9 AM.

May 17, 2024


Macy Patterson, Kinsey Zorn, Anna Thielen, Kelvie Reeves and Jaden Ney will represent the RHS Track and Field team at the Class 3A State Track Meet in Wichita May 24 and 25. (Photo courtesy of Russell High School).
Sports 16 Qualify for State Track from RHS and Area

Five members of the Russell High School Girls Track and Field team punched their tickets to the Class 3A State Track meet in Wichita next weekend after Thursday's Regional meet in Beloit.

May 16, 2024
The Hoisington-Central Plains Cardinals Baseball team punched their ticket to the Class 3A State Tournament by winning the Class 3A Russell Baseball Regional on Tuesday, May 14, 2024 at the Shaffer Sports Complex.
Sports Cardinals Capture Class 3A Russell Baseball Regional Crown

The Hoisington-Central Plains Cardinal Baseball team earned their second consecutive trip to the Class 3A State Tournament by winning the Class 3A Russell Baseball Regional Tuesday evening at the Shaf...

May 14, 2024
Brent Mooney
Sports Mooney Named New RHS Head Boys Basketball Coach

Brent Mooney has been named the new Head Boys Basketball Coach at Russell High School for 2024-2025.

May 14, 2024
Jake Mooney
Sports Russell's Mooney Qualifies for 2nd Straight State Golf Tourney

For the second consecutive year, Russell High School sophomore Jake Mooney will represent the school at the Class 3A State Golf Tournament.

May 13, 2024
The 2024 Russell-Victoria Lady Broncos Softball team.  (Photo courtesy of Jason Drake).
Sports Lady Broncos Conclude Season in Class 3A Regional

GREAT BEND-The 2024 Russell-Victoria Lady Bronco Softball season drew to a close Monday evening with a 15-0 loss to Southeast of Saline in the first round of the Class 3A Hoisington Regional at the Gr...

May 13, 2024
Sports Area Softball Scores - May 13

Area high school Softball scores for Monday, May 13.

May 13, 2024