Westbound I-70 at Russell exit being closed due to poor winter weather conditions in western Kansas.

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Bosch, Holloway Find Blarney Stone

2017 Blarney Stone WinnersThe 2017 Russell Main Street, Inc. Blarney Stone has been found. Congratulations to Shelia Bosch and Mellissa Holloway who found the stone and win $100 in Main Street Bucks.


Kitchen Wins First Place KAB Student Award

Chandler KitchenRussell High School junior and KRSL Russell Radio part-time employee Chandler Kitchen has received a first place award from the Kansas Association of Broadcasters (KAB) for radio DJ personality.


KFB, USDA Offer Information to Assist Farmers Affected by Wildfires

Kansas Wildfire ReliefRanchers continue to recover from wildfires that began March 6 and swept through an estimated 1.5 million acres in Texas, Kansas, Oklahoma and Colorado.


USD 407 BOE Approves RHS Radio Program, Scholarships

USD 407 BOE 7-13-15The USD 407 Board of Education met Monday evening and discussed an internet radio broadcasting proposal, program planning, scholarships and a reading program at the elementary schools.


Russell RWD No. 3 Annual Meeting is March 20

Water DropTo all Russell Rural Water District No. 3 benefit meter owner members, please be advised the annual meeting of Rural Water District No. 3 has been scheduled for Monday, March 20 beginning at 7 PM at the water district office at 121 Main in Susank.


4-Hers, Volunteers Rally to Save Orphaned Calves

Orphaned CalvesA Kansas 4-H Club has rallied supporters in the state and surrounding states to take in orphaned calves whose mothers were victims of the wildfires that raced across several western counties recently.


Burn Ban Placed on Russell County

Burn BanAt a special meeting Friday morning, the Russell County Commissioners voted to place a burn ban on Russell County effective immediately and until further notice.


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