Phone lines at Russell Police Dept. are currently down. For emergencies, you can still dial 911. Those calls are being routed to the Osborne Co. office. Non-emergency calls, dial 483-7801 or 483-2151.

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Local News

RHS Principal Larry Bernard Announces 2017 Retirement

Larry BernardRussell High School Principal Larry Bernard has announced he will retire June 30, 2017 at the end of next school year.

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Kitchen Wins KAB Student Award

Chandler KitchenRussell High School sophomore and KRSL Russell Radio part-time employee Chandler Kitchen has received a second place award from the Kansas Association of Broadcasters (KAB) for a station promotion announcement.

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Russell County Commissioners Accept Chemical Bids, Deny Road Closure

Russell County Commissioners 10-19-15The Russell County Commissioners met Monday and accepted annual chemical bids, but denied a proposed road closure in Russell Township.

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New Season of Real Ag Begins This Week

Real AgThe fifth season of Smoky Hills Public Television's Real Ag begins Thursday, March 24 at 7:30 PM.

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Deines Ceramics Classes Begin April 10

Deines Cultural CenterThe Deines Cultural Center in downtown Russell will host four weekly ceramics workshop classes starting Sunday, April 10.

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Spotlight Your Kansas Hometown

Lid Off Film FestivalThe Lid Off Film Festival and the Grassroots Art Center in Lucas are extending an invitation to enter their "Community Challenge" video contest.

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Woman Arrested for Drug Possession Warrant

Drug ArrestA woman was arrested in Russell Thursday evening for an outstanding drug possession warrant.

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