Area Closings and Cancellations for Tuesday
Special Online COVID-19 Q&A Event Planned for Tuesday

The Russell Rotary Club is partnering with Russell Regional Hospital and Russell County USD 407 to present a special online question and answer forum on Tuesday, January 26 starting at 5:30 PM.

Russell Community COVID-19 Q&A Live Event Flyer

Local News

Smoky Hills PBS
Local Pet Health is Topic of Next Doctors on Call on Smoky Hills PBS

Doctors on Call, a local production of Smoky Hills PBS, will feature Dr. Steve Mosier with Hays Veterinary Hospital in Hays on Tuesday, February 2 at 7 PM.

Jan 26, 2021
City of Russell Logo
Local Snow Route Parking Restrictions Lifted

The parking restrictions on roads designated as snow routes in Russell are lifted. Vehicles can again park along emergency snow routes.

Jan 25, 2021
Russell County USD 407
Local Monday's USD 407 BOE Special Meeting Canceled

Russell County USD 407 has announced Monday's special Board of Education meeting at 5:30 PM in Russell has been canceled due to snow and current road conditions.

Jan 25, 2021
COVID-19 Update
Local COVID-19 Case Total Update for Jan. 25

As of Noon, Monday, January 25, Russell County has 796 total positive cases of COVID-19 since the pandemic began, an increase of one since Friday, according to the Russell County Health Department.

Jan 25, 2021
Elaine Bowers
Local Senator Bowers: Senate Scene Week One, Two

36th District State Senator Elaine Bowers has released her first newsletter of the 2021 Kansas Legislative Session.

Jan 25, 2021
Power Outage
Local Russell Experiences Brief Power Outage

Portions of the City of Russell lost electricity Monday morning for about 20 minutes.

Jan 25, 2021


2021 Mid-Continent League Tournament
Sports Hoxie Boys, Smith Center Girls Capture MCL Tournament Championships

The Hoxie boys and Smith Center girls won the Mid-Continue League basketball tournament championships on Saturday, January 23.

Jan 23, 2021
Victoria girls basketball team won the Hoisington Winter Jam on Saturday, January 23 at the Hoisington Activities Center. (Photo courtesy USD 432.)
Sports Victoria Girls Win Hoisington Winter Jam Title, Boys Take 7th

The Victoria Lady Knights, the number three seed in the Hoisington Winter Jam defeated top seed Cimarron Saturday 58-52 to win the tournament title.

Jan 23, 2021
RHS Wrestling
Sports Broncos Solid in Larned, Cooper Competes in Phillipsburg

The Russell High School wrestling team competed in the Larned Indian Invitational on Friday, January 22.

Jan 23, 2021
KRSL Basketball Scoreboard
Sports Area Basketball Scores - January 22

Area high school basketball scores for Friday, January 22.

Jan 22, 2021
2020-21 RHS Lady Broncos Basketball Team
Sports Lady Broncos Win Overtime Thriller

PLAINVILLE-Camille Dortland scored eight of her game-high 22 points in overtime as the Russell Lady Broncos captured a 67-57 victory over Hill City Thursday evening in the ninth place game of the Mid ...

Jan 21, 2021
KRSL Basketball Scoreboard
Sports Area Basketball Scores - January 21

Area high school basketball scores for Thursday, January 21.

Jan 21, 2021