Wilson After Harvest Czech Festival Photos

The Wilson After Harvest Czech Festival was held Friday and Saturday, July 30 and 31 in Wilson.

2021 Wilson After Harvest Czech Festival Marriage Proposal

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Kansas Department of Health and Environment
Local Public Health Advisories for Kansas Lakes Due to Blue-Green Algae

The Kansas Department of Health and Environment (KDHE) and the Kansas Department of Wildlife and Parks (KDWP) have issued several public health advisories for Kansas lakes due to blue-green algae.

Jul 30, 2021
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Local Russell City Council Will Meet August 3

The Russell City Council will meet Tuesday, August 3 at 4:30 PM at City Hall.

Jul 30, 2021
Kansas Insurance Commissioner Vicki Schmidt
Local May Storms Cause More Than $76.4 Million in Damage

The Kansas Insurance Department has announced that destructive weather in the month of May caused more than $76.4 million in damage.

Jul 29, 2021
Tracey Mann
Local Representative Tracey Mann's Statement on Extension of Lesser Prairie Chicken Public Comment Period

Representative Tracey Mann released the following statement regarding the lesser prairie chicken 30-day public comment period extension.

Jul 29, 2021
Russell County Commissioner Duke Strobel and Anita Soukup.
Local Anita Soukup Retires After 37 Years of Service to Russell County

Russell County Appraiser David Gillmore hosted a retirement reception for Personal Property Clerk Anita Soukup on Thursday, July 29 at the Russell County Courthouse.

Jul 29, 2021
Kansas Housing Resources Corporation
Local Rental, Utility Assistance Available When Eviction Moratorium Expires Saturday

Kansas Housing Resources Corporation (KHRC), the state's housing finance agency, has provided $21,670,326.79 in emergency rental and utility assistance to 4,054 Kansas households experiencing financia...

Jul 29, 2021


Russell captured the K-18 Fastpitch Softball State Championship on Saturday, July 17 in Lucas. (Photo courtesy Deanna Myers)
Sports Russell Crowned K-18 State Champs

Russell capped off their first season of K-18 fastpitch softball by winning the state championship on Saturday, July 17 in Lucas.

Jul 17, 2021
Russell played Rooks County in the first round of the K-18 State Fastpitch Softball Tournament in Lucas on Friday, July 16.
Sports Russell Edges Norton, Advances to K-18 State Title Game

After shutting out Rooks County 5-0 on Friday, Russell made more magic happen on Saturday morning as they took down the defending state champs Norton 3-2 in the semifinals of the K-18 State Fastpitch ...

Jul 17, 2021
Russell's Kendra Bay pitching in Friday's first round game against Rooks County at K-18 State Softball Tournament in Lucas.
Sports Russell K-18 Softball Team Opens State Tourney with Shutout

The second ever K-18 State Fastpitch Softball Tournament got underway on Friday in Lucas.

Jul 16, 2021
K-18 Baseball Logo
Sports Russell K-18 Falls to Concordia in Regional Opener

The Russell K-18 summer 15-and-under baseball team had its season come to an end after losing to Concordia CNB 10-0 in the first round of the K-18 East Regional Tournament on Monday, July 12 in Concor...

Jul 13, 2021
Russell-Victoria's Andrew Roth pitching to Dodge City batter during Saturday, June 12, 2021 game at Shaffer Field in Russell. (Photo courtesy of Chris Roth)
Sports RV Baseball Group Drops Three of Four Over Weekend

The Russell Victoria Group played a pair of doubleheaders on Friday and Saturday July 9 and 10 on the road at Smith Center and Belleville.

Jul 12, 2021
Sports K-18 State Softball Tournament Begins Friday in Lucas

The bracket is now set for the K-18 State Fastpitch Softball Tournament to be held this Friday and Saturday, July 16-17 in Lucas.

Jul 12, 2021