Russell Municipal Pool Will Close Early at 5pm Each Day July 25-29.

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Russell Makes List of "Most Charming Small Towns in Kansas"

2015 Downtown has released it's list of "The 10 Most Beautiful, Charming Small Towns in Kansas" and it includes Russell.


Russell County Fair Board Announces Winners

Russell County Fair SignHundreds of area residents made their way out to the fairgrounds in Russell July 21-24 for the Russell County Free Fair.


Wilson Lake Water Level Holding Steady

Wilson Lake RocktownDown nearly nine feet at one point this summer, the water level of Wilson Lake remains well below conservation, but has rebounded some with recent rains.


Russell Electric Department 34.5 kV Loop Project Nearing Completion

powerThe ongoing 34.5 kV loop project in Russell conducted by the Electric Department is nearing completion according to Electric Utilities Director Duane Banks.


Six Kansas Lakes Under Warning for Toxic Algae

Blue-Green AlgaeHealth officials are warning the public about high levels of toxic blue-green algae in six lakes in Kansas.


Rolling Hills Electric Cooperative Hosts Centralized Facility Groundbreaking

Rolling Hills ElectricAfter years of consideration to design a plan for the future of Rolling Hills Electric Cooperative, Inc., land was purchased near the intersection of state Highways 9 and 24 for the centralized facility in Beloit.


Fair Performer Big Time Grain Company Stops by KRSL Studios

Big Time Grain Company in Studio 1 DavidFresh off their concert Wednesday night at the Russell County Free Fair, country music band Big Time Grain Company stopped by the KRSL Studios Thursday morning for an interview and a live acoustic performance.


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