Schedule Change: Due to cancellation, Russell Co. Free Fair will feature open karaoke tonight from 7-9pm followed by Kevin Morris from 9:30-11pm on Free Entertainment Stage .

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!

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KDOT Postpones 24 Road Projects over Budget Uncertainty

Road Work AheadBudget uncertainties have forced the Kansas Department of Transportation to postpone two dozen road projects that were scheduled to start next summer.


2016 Weihnachtsfest Button Winners Announced

2016 Weihnachtsfest Button WinnersThe winners of the 2016 Weihnachtsfest button design contest were announced Monday morning at Ruppenthal Middle School.


Gorham Youth Helps "Put the Brakes on Fatalities"

Christian Miller Wins Poster ContestNine-year-old Christian Miller of Gorham was recently named one of three northwest Kansas winners in the 2016 Put the Brakes on Fatalities poster contest.


Operation Christmas Child Collection Week is Nov. 14-21

Operation Christmas ChildLocal residents will transform empty shoeboxes into gifts of hope filled with school supplies, hygiene items, notes of encouragement and fun toys during Operation Christmas Child's collection week of November 14 through 21.


2016 Russell Veterans Day Program Photos

2016 Veterans Day 1Russell's annual Veterans Day Program was held Friday morning at the Russell County Veterans Memorial next to the Russell Golf Course.


Boil Water Advisory Rescinded for Rush County Rural Water District No. 1

Boil Water AdvisoryThe Kansas Department of Health and Environment (KDHE) has rescinded a boil water advisory for the Rush County Rural Water District No. 1 public water supply located in Rush County.


Pheasant, Quail Seasons Open Nov. 12

HuntersHunting prospects for the 2016-2017 upland bird seasons are better than they've been in years.


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