Latest Local News

CoronavirusThe Kansas Department of Health and Environment has confirmed a positive case of COVID-19 in Ellis County.

USD 407 BOE 1-14-20The Russell County USD 407 Board of Education has called a special meeting for Monday, April 13 at 5:30 PM at the Central Administration Office in Russell.

Friday Feel Good #1 4-10-20Russell County USD 407 was awarded with grant funding from the Russell County Area Community Foundation to purchase research equipment and supplies to support the Small World Initiative project.

Preschool EnrollmentRussell County USD 407 is now taking applications for its inaugural four-year-old preschool class at Simpson Elementary School for the 2020-2021 school year.

Drought Report 4-7-20Good news for most Kansas farmers as we enter the spring months.

Kansas Attorney General Derek SchmidtKansas Attorney General Derek Schmidt is urging Kansans to use caution against a new text message scam involving COVID-19.

Latest Local Sports

RHS Senior Megan Peeler #1 4-3-20Russell's Megan Peeler will continue her volleyball career at Kansas Wesleyan University in Salina.

KC RoyalsEven though the start of the Major League Baseball season is being delayed, you can still get your Royals baseball fix in April.

Basketball Picture 11-19-19The Northern Plains League has released its all-league basketball selections for the 2019-2020 season.

KSHSAA LogoThe Kansas State High School Activities Association has canceled all spring sports for the 2020 season.

BasketballThe North Central Activities Association coaches have released their all league selections for the 2019-20 basketball season.

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