Election Filing Deadline is June 1

A Primary Election will be held August 2 in Russell County and the filing deadline for these positions is June 1 at Noon according to the Russell County Clerk's Office.

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Russell City Pool 2022
Local City of Russell Duke Johnson Municipal Swimming Pool Opens Saturday

The City of Russell Duke Johnson Municipal Swimming Pool at Memorial Park will open for the summer on Saturday, May 28.

May 25, 2022
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Local Election Filing Deadline is June 1

A Primary Election will be held August 2 in Russell County and the filing deadline for these positions is June 1 at Noon according to the Russell County Clerk's Office.

May 25, 2022
National Weather Service
Local Russell Sets New Record Low Max Temp

A record low maximum temperature of 52 degrees was set at Russell on May 24. This broke the previous record of 58 set in 2002 according to the National Weather Service in Wichita.

May 25, 2022
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Local Sanitation Routes Altered for Memorial Day

City of Russell offices will be closed Monday, May 30 in observance of Memorial Day.

May 25, 2022
Spring 2022 Cost Share Program Announcement
Local Governor Laura Kelly Announces More Than $7 Million in Transportation Project Investments

Governor Laura Kelly joined Transportation Secretary Julie Lorenz Tuesday to announce that more than $7 million will be awarded to 11 transportation construction projects through the Kansas Department...

May 24, 2022
Russell County USD 407
Local USD 407 Board of Education Discusses Collaboration with Russell Regional Hospital for Daycare

The Russell County USD 407 Board of Education met Monday evening and discussed possible collaboration with Russell Regional Hospital for daycare services.

May 24, 2022

Sports

2022 Russell/Victoria Softball Team (Photo by Jason Drake Photography)
Sports Lady Bronco Bats Silenced by Cards' Pitching as Season Ends

HAYS-Jordyn Boxberger tossed a one-hit shutout and Kassidy Nixon and Kassidy Nixon and Kashlin Beck each hit two-run homers as Hoisington-Central Plains cruised to a 13-0 win over Russell-Victoria in ...

May 18, 2022
Russell/Victoria pitcher Brooklyn Nowak (Photo courtesy Jason Drake)
Sports Lady Broncos Rally to Stun Sylvan-Lucas-Lincoln, Advance to Semifinals

The Russell-Victoria Lady Broncos were six outs away from elimination on Monday before erupting for four runs in the final two innings for a come from behind 5-4 win over Sylvan-Lucas-Lincoln in a fir...

May 16, 2022
Russell/Victoria pitcher Aiden Rohr (Photo courtesy of Chris Roth)
Sports Broncos Season Ends with Loss to Larned in Regionals

LARNED-Logan Erway and Cade Colglazier drove in three runs apiece as the Larned Indians took advantage of defensive bad luck for Russell-Victoria en route to a 12-5 victory over the Broncos Monday aft...

May 16, 2022
Softball and Baseball
Sports Area High School Scores - May 16

Area high school baseball and softball scores for Monday, May 16.

May 16, 2022
2022 KSHSAA Boys State Golf
Sports Russell's Moresco Qualifies for State Golf

Russell's Tyler Moresco is headed to the Class 3A Boys State Golf Tournament.

May 16, 2022
2022 Russell High School Track and Field Team
Sports Russell's Peerman, Strobel Go 1-2 in High Jump at MCL League Meet

The Russell High School track and field team competed in the Mid-Continent League Meet at Smith Center on Friday, May 13.

May 14, 2022