Latest Local News

Courthouse Time Capsule March 2015A time capsule from 1902 was discovered recently during the ongoing construction and renovation project at the Russell County Courthouse.

Cans for Others 2015McDonald's of Russell is hosting a "Cans for Others" food drive now through April 2, offering customers a free small premium roast coffee or soft drink in exchange for a donation of a non‐perishable food item for the Russell County Food Pantry.

Concealed CarryA proposal to allow Kansas residents to carry concealed firearms without a permit has won final approval from the Legislature.

Russell County Economic Development and CVBRussell County Economic Development and Convention and Visitors Bureau, together with Russell Main Street Inc., have announced eight local businesses that will receive Storefront/Signage Grants.

VoteThe Russell Rotary Club and Russell Sunrise Kiwanis Club will host a forum Thursday, March 26 at 6 PM at the Ruppenthal Middle School Auditorium for USD 407 school board candidates on the April ballot.

Latest Local Sports

Kansas Kids Wrestling LogoFour members of the Russell wrestling club have qualified for the Kids State Tournament in Topeka this weekend.

RHS Alum Madison Beagley 1 3-9-15Two years after leading the Russell High School girls basketball team to state for the second time in school history, Madison Beagley (Pictured second from left) helped to bring more magic to the court for her college women's basketball team.

RHS BasketballTwo members of the Russell High School girls basketball team have landed on the North Central Activities Association All-League Team announced on Thursday, March 13.

2015 KSHSAA State Basketball LogoThe Sylvan-Lucas Lady Mustangs gave top-seeded Moscow all they could handle for nearly three quarters. But a big run late in the third proved to be the difference as the Lady Wildcats beat Sylvan-Lucas 56-42 in the first round of the Class 1A Div. 2 State Basketball Tournament in Dodge City on Wednesday, March 11.

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