UPDATE: Due to rain, Wednesday's Russell / Iola game at "AA" State Legion Baseball Tournament in Marysville now will be played Thursday around 3:30pm. The game will be broadcast on KRSL AM 990, 98.1 FM and streaming on KRSL.com!

Local News

New Season of Doctors on Call Premieres Jan. 10

Doctors on CallA popular local program returns for a new season on Smoky Hills Public Television in 2017. Doctors on Call, back for its 12th season, will premiere January 10 at 7 PM.


Russell Community Theater Announces Auditions for Spring Production

Russell Community Theater PlayhouseAuditions have been announced for the Russell Community Theater's spring production of Escanaba In Love by Jeff Daniels and directed by Angel Roe.


Russell Backpack Program Fundraising Campaign Surpasses Its Goal

John Dumler Shaving 1The Russell Backpack Fund has surpassed its fundraising goal of $5,000 in a matching grant challenge.


Apply Now for Local Scholarships

Russell County Area Community Foundation LogoThe Russell County Area Community Foundation is accepting applications for student scholarships.


Folks Encouraged to Participate in First Day Hike at Wilson State Park

First Day HikeWe start each year with a sense of optimism – new year, new day, new beginning. So how about starting a new tradition that's not only fun but healthy – start 2017 with a First Day Hike at one of Kansas' 26 state parks, including Wilson State Park.


Osen Receives Fred White Sports Broadcasting Scholarship

Avery OsenAvery Osen of Winfield received the $2,000 Fred White Sports Broadcasting Scholarship from the A.Q. Miller School of Journalism at Kansas State University earlier this year in April.


Firefighters Respond to Minor Explosion, Fire at Gluten Plant

12-28-16 White Energy Fire 1A minor explosion and small fire occurred early Wednesday afternoon at White Energy's gluten plant in Russell.


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