Area firefighters fought yet another large wildfire Tuesday afternoon and evening. It was located in eastern Ellis County and far western Russell County south of Fairport.
Russell County firefighters extinguished two grass fires in the area Tuesday afternoon; one southeast of Gorham and another south of Bunker Hill.
A wildfire Monday afternoon and evening burned an 11-mile stretch of grassland southeast of Wilson Lake in Russell, Ellsworth and Lincoln Counties.
The Kansas Division of Emergency Management continues to coordinate the state's response to the multiple wildfires that have cropped up across the state due to dry and windy conditions.
Two Russell women were hospitalized following a two-vehicle crash Saturday evening on Interstate 70 near Russell.
Russell Regional Hospital hosted a groundbreaking ceremony Friday on the hospital's front lawn to celebrate the start of construction of a new physicians clinic.
May 20 will be a day of some note for the small Kansas town of Codell in Rooks County. It was on that date exactly 100 years ago that an F3 tornado passed just east of the town.
Page 14 of 361