Westbound I-70 at Russell exit being closed due to poor winter weather conditions in western Kansas.

Local Events

USD 407 Retirement Reception is May 10

USD 407 LogoRussell County USD 407 Board of Education and the Russell County National Education Association invite you to a come and go retirement reception on Wednesday, May 10 from 4-6 PM in the Ruppenthal Middle School cafeteria.


Walk Kansas Program is March 19 - May 13

Walk KansasWalk Kansas, a program that's open to anyone who's interested in working toward or maintaining a healthy lifestyle, this year runs from March 19 to May 13. It is for all fitness levels.


Russell Co. Relay for Life is May 19

Relay for LifeThe Russell County Relay for Life will have a new location in 2017. This year's events will be held on Friday, May 19 from 5pm to midnight on Main Street in downtown Russell.


Russell Co. Eco Devo Hosting "Farm Talk" on May 24

Russell County Economic Development and CVBRussell County Economic Development and CVB would like to invite you to Farm Talk on Wednesday, May 24 at the Lucas Community Theater.


Russell Chamber Golf Tournament is June 3

GolfersThe Russell Area Chamber of Commerce 8th annual Golf Tournament is Saturday, June 3 at the beautiful Russell Municipal Course.


Landscape Photography Workshop is June 3

Ian Shaw PhotographyCome and learn firsthand how to take better landscape photographs with professional photographer Ian Shaw of Wilson Saturday, June 3 in Lucas and at Wilson Lake.


Fundraising Effort Underway to Help Gorham Man

Dru and Jenna MillerDru Miller of Gorham, a husband and father of six, recently had brain surgery and a local group is asking for your help in supporting him and his family.


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