Tony Witt was sworn in Friday morning at City Hall as Russell's newest Councilmember.
Russell's favorite native son, former United States Senator Bob Dole, celebrates his 90th birthday today.
A Louisiana woman was injured slightly, but refused ambulance transport after being involved in a one vehicle rollover wreck Thursday morning west of Paradise on a country road.
United States Senator Jerry Moran (R-Kan.) was in Russell Friday morning to tour Russell Regional Hospital.
As Russell remains under a Stage IV Water Emergency - a measure that has been in place since November of 2012 - city officials continue the search for more water sources.
The Russell County Area Community Foundation (RCACF) has achieved a significant milestone, returning its $1 millionth dollar back to area communities and charities.
Russell residents could see higher property taxes next year as Russell City Councilmembers are considering a mill levy increase to fund additional city staff.
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