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Nathan Cartlich
Local Traffic Stop Near Great Bend Results in Meth Arrest

On June 1 just before 2 AM, a Barton County Sheriff's deputy stopped a vehicle on US Highway 281 near milepost 102 just south of the city of Great Bend for an equipment violation.

Jun 01, 2023
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Local Russell VFW Post 6240 Encourages Remembrance of D-Day

Tuesday, June 6 is D-Day. On this date 79 years ago, the Allied invasion of Normandy, France took place in what was known as Operation Overlord during World War II.

May 31, 2023
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Local City of Russell Crews Moving to Summer Heat Schedule June 5

Summer heat can exceed 100 degrees making it difficult for anyone who works outdoors. To reduce the potential for heat-related illness, City of Russell departments will begin a summer heat schedule on...

May 31, 2023
Dry Dirt
Local Russell Experiences Fifth Driest March Through May on Record This Year

Russell experienced its fifth driest March through May time period on record this year according to the National Weather Service in Wichita.

May 30, 2023
Smoky Hill-Saline Regional Advisory Committee
Local Kansas Water Authority Regional Advisory Committee Membership Drive

Citizen advisors have been an important voice supporting water resource planning efforts in Kansas for decades.

May 30, 2023
Kansas Department of Commerce
Local Kansas Launches Broadband Speed Test, Comprehensive Expansion Plan

The Kansas Office of Broadband Development is developing a comprehensive strategic plan to expand broadband infrastructure statewide and ensure every Kansan has access to reliable high-speed internet.

May 30, 2023


Russell boys 4x100 relay team finished sixth on Saturday, May 27 in the finals of the state track and field meet at Cessna Stadium in Wichita. Pictured L to R: Brayden Strobel, Walker Middleton, Jacob Ney and Jace Peerman
Sports Broncos Cap Track and Field Season with More Medals

The Russell High School Bronco Boys Track and Field team capped a successful season by collecting hardware on the second and final day of the Class 3A State Track and Field meet on Saturday at Wichita...

May 27, 2023
Victoria's Macy Hammerschmidt stands atop the medal podium after winning her third consecutive Class 1A High Jump State Championship on Saturday, May 27 at Cessna Stadium in Wichita.  (Photo courtesy of Amy Schoenrock).
Sports 3-Peat! Hammerschmidt Wins 3rd Straight 1A Long Jump Title, Adds 100m Crown

Victoria's Macy Hammerschmidt had just about the best ending to a high school track career any athlete could hope for at the Class 1A State Track and Field meet on Saturday at Wichita's Cessna Stadium...

May 27, 2023
Jace Peerman (left) and Brayden Strobel of Russell High School celebrate on Friday, May 26 after Strobel won the Class 3A State High Jump Championship and Peerman finished third at the Class 3A State Track and Field Meet at Cessna Stadium in Wichita. (Photo Courtesy of Sports in Kansas).
Sports Strobel Wins 3A High Jump Title, Peerman Places 3rd

Russell High School senior Brayden Strobel put an exclamation point on his high school sports career by winning the Class 3A state championship in the Boys High Jump with a personal best of 6'4" at Wi...

May 26, 2023
2023 KSHSAA Boys Golf State Tournament
Sports Russell's Mooney Finishes 30th at State Golf Tourney

Jake Mooney wrapped up his Freshman season for the Russell High School Golf team with a second day score of 83 at the Kansas State High School Activities Association Class 3A State Tournament on Tuesd...

May 23, 2023
Russell High School freshman Jake Mooney shot an 82 in the first round of the Class 3A Boys State Golf Tournament at Mariah Hill Course in Dodge City on Monday, May 22. (Photo by Shanda Mooney)
Sports Russell's Mooney Makes Cut on Day One at Class 3A Golf Tourney

Russell's Jake Mooney is moving on to the second day of the Kansas State High School Activities Association Class 3A Boys State Golf Tournament at the Mariah Hills Golf Course in Dodge City.

May 22, 2023
2023 Russell High School Track and Field Teams
Sports RHS Sending Five to State Track Meet

Five members of the Russell High School track and field team have qualified for the state track and field meet in Wichita.

May 20, 2023