Latest Local News

Doctors on CallSmoky Hills Public Television's local program, Doctors on Call, will focus on pet health with Dr. Katrin Kolder from Russell Veterinary Hospital. This episode will air Tuesday, March 26 at 7 PM.

Down Syndrome House Resolution 3-21-19State Representative Troy L. Waymaster introduced a resolution on Thursday, March 21 recognizing March 21 as World Down Syndrome Day in Kansas.

Tyson FoodsArkansas-based Tyson Foods is recalling more than 69,000 pounds of frozen, ready-to-eat chicken strips because they may be contaminated with pieces of metal.

Russell City Council 1-15-19The Russell City Council met Tuesday, March 19 and moved to accept a Kansas Department of Transportation grant to finish the South Fossil Street Sidewalk Project.

Rudd Foundation LogoThe Rudd Foundation announced Tuesday, March 19 that Aundrea Haberer from Sylvan-Lucas High School has received a four-year college scholarship to attend Fort Hays State University.

Latest Local Sports

Kansas Kids Wrestling Logo17 members of the Russell Wrestling Club competed in the Kid State Folkstyle Tournament at the Topeka Expocenter on Saturday and Sunday, March 16-17.

2019 Russell Wrestling Club State Participants17 members of the Russell Wrestling Club have qualified for the Kids State Folkstyle Tournament in Topeka on Saturday and Sunday, March 16-17.

BasketballThe North Central Activities Association coaches have released their all league selections for the 2018-19 basketball season.

Basketball3With the 2018-19 high school basketball season in the books, the Northern Plains League coaches have announced their all league selections.

Jordan EcherRussell High School Head Football Coach Jordan Echer has been recognized by the Kansas State High School Activities Association as a finalist for the KSHSAA Spirit of Sport Award. The award recognizes the values inherent in high school sports beyond winning and losing.

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