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City of Russell Fire Department Receives DiBernardo Memorial Foundation Grant

The City of Russell Fire Department has been awarded an $11,830 grant to purchase bail out devices to be used in immediate life safety threats for firefighters fighting fires on elevated surfaces.

Fire Department Receives DiBernardo Memorial Foundation Grant

Local News

Kansas Governor Laura Kelly
Local Governor Kelly Announces 988 Lifeline Has Helped Nearly 27 Percent More Callers in First Six Months

Governor Laura Kelly has announced that since its launch in July 2022, the 988 Suicide and Crisis Lifeline has handled a nearly 27 percent increase in call volume compared to the six months before its...

Feb 01, 2023
Tracey Mann
Local Representative Mann Selected to Serve on Transportation, Infrastructure Subcommittees

US Representative Tracey Mann of Kansas has been selected to serve on the House Transportation and Infrastructure Subcommittee on Highways and Transit, Subcommittee on Aviation and Subcommittee on Rai...

Feb 01, 2023
Kansas Housing Resources Corporation
Local Kansas Emergency Rental Assistance Program Closed

A year and a half after Kansas Emergency Rental Assistance (KERA) launched, the program has closed.

Feb 01, 2023
Kansas Department of Transportation
Local Every Life Saved is a Success, But More Can Be Done to Prevent Fatality Crashes

The good news - Kansas Department of Transportation preliminary crash notifications for 2022 show Kansas experienced a three percent decrease in fatalities compared to 2021.

Feb 01, 2023
US Senator Jerry Moran (R-Kan.)
Local Senators Moran, Tester and Hassan Introduce Elizabeth Dole Home Care Act

US Senators Jerry Moran of Kansas, Jon Tester of Montana and Maggie Hassan of New Hampshire – members on the Senate Veterans' Affairs Committee (SVAC) – recently introduced the Elizabeth Dole Home Car...

Feb 01, 2023
Russell City Manager Jon Quinday
Local Quinday: A Practical Solution to Aid in the Effort to Lower Property Taxes

A few weeks ago, I wrote an article about property taxes and quoted author Adora Svitak who said, "The first thing anyone can do about any issue is get informed."

Jan 31, 2023

Sports

KRSL Basketball Scoreboard
Sports Area Basketball Scores - January 27

Area high school basketball scores for Friday, January 27.

Jan 27, 2023
2023 RHS Winter Sports Queen Mileah Backhus and King Charlie Krug
Sports Russell Splits Winter Sports Night with Goodland

Girls: Goodland 58, Russell 14 Boys: Russell 68, Goodland 61

Jan 27, 2023
Kansas Wrestling Coaches Association
Sports Russell's Suchy Remains #4 at 157 in KWCA Rankings

The Kansas Wrestling Coaches Association has released its high school rankings for the week of January 23 and one area wrestler is in the Class 3-2-1A poll.

Jan 25, 2023
2022-23 RHS Basketball Team Photos by Jason Drake
Sports Hoxie Sweeps Russell

Girls: Hoxie 61, Russell 8 Boys: Hoxie 43, Russell 38

Jan 24, 2023
KRSL Basketball Scoreboard
Sports Area Basketball Scores - January 24

Area high school basketball scores for Tuesday, January 24.

Jan 24, 2023
Kansas Basketball Coaches Association
Sports Kansas Basketball Coaches Association Weekly Rankings for January 24

The Kansas Basketball Coaches Association has released its weekly rankings for January 24.

Jan 24, 2023