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UProoter Single Pass HarvesterMechanized Concepts, the Utah-based design, engineering and manufacturing company that's now operating a location in Russell, plans to take advantage of the growing industrial hemp market and revolutionize how farmers harvest the crop.

Road Closed PictureThe Kansas Department of Transportation will temporarily close a portion of US Highway 281 north of the city of Russell starting Monday, July 22.

2019 SoF Pool 1KRSL's 2019 Summer of Fun continued Wednesday with a free day of swimming and collection of school supplies at the Russell Municipal Pool.

MCK Ribbon Cutting 7-18-19 1Kansas Governor Laura Kelly and several other dignitaries officially welcomed design, engineering and manufacturing company Mechanized Concepts to Russell at a ribbon cutting ceremony on Thursday.

Back to School ImageEnrollment for the 2019-2020 school year with Russell County USD 407 is now entirely online based on family feedback to do so.

Latest Local Sports

Baseball-Glove PicThe Russell Post 99 Senior American Legion Baseball team overcame an early 4-0 deficit and rallied for a 15-7 victory over Lincoln County Saturday evening in the first round of the AA Zone 2 Tournament at the Shaffer Field Sports Complex.

American LegionThe Russell Post 99 Senior American Legion baseball team will host the "AA" Zone Tournament July 20-23 at the Shaffer Field Complex in Russell.

BaseballThe Russell Post 99 Junior American Legion Baseball team was eliminated Tuesday afternoon from the A Zones 1 and 2 Tournaments with a 10-0 loss to Hays at the Great Bend Sports Complex.

Russell Diamond Diablos 7-7-19The Russell Diamond Diablos 16 and under fastpitch softball team took fifth place in the ASA 16C State Tournament July 13-14 in Emporia.

Russell Legion Baseball PatchThe Russell American Legion Post 99 Junior Baseball team is faciing elimination from the A Zone 1 and 2 Tournaments after falling to the Salina Eagles 4-1 Monday in the tournament's opening game at the Great Bend Sports Complex.

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