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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Post Rock Family Services Seeking Family of the Year Nominations

Post Rock Family ServicesPost Rock Family Services, Inc. is seeking nominations for its annual Family of the Year.


Vehicle Versus Deer Crash Injures Osborne Man

Russell County SheriffA vehicle versus deer crash in Russell County Wednesday night injured an Osborne man.


Raat Awarded Balanced Man Scholarship

Fort Hays State UniversityFive Fort Hays State University students were awarded scholarships at the Tuesday, October 18, Sigma Phi Epsilon Balanced Man Scholarship reception. The recipients reflect the importance of leading a balanced life.


Beetle Invasion

Asian Lady Beetles courtesy Jason PfeiferAsian Lady Beetles, an insect similar to the common Ladybug, have created quite the stir and nuisance in Russell County recently.


Russell Area Retailers Invited to Participate in Plaid Friday

Plaid FridayThe Friday after Thanksgiving means Black Friday to most, but Encore Antiques & Collectables in Russell and other locally-owned, independent businesses across the country are urging citizens to celebrate Plaid Friday instead.


Russell City Council Approves Purchase of New Parks Department Tractor

Russell City Council 5-19-15The Russell City Council approved the purchase of a new loader tractor for the City Parks Department at its meeting Tuesday afternoon.


Celebrate Kansas FFA by Watching the 89th National FFA Convention

FFAMore than 65,000 FFA members, alumni and guests are gathered in Indianapolis, Indiana, for the 89th National FFA Convention and Expo, which runs through October 22.


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