Former Russell Mayor Curt Mader Passes Away

Former Russell Mayor Raymond Curtis "Curt" Mader has died. He was 55.

Raymond Curtis Mader

Local News

COVID-19 Update
Local COVID-19 Case Total Update for Jan. 22

As of 3 PM, Friday, January 22, Russell County has 795 total positive cases of COVID-19 since the pandemic began, an increase of four since Wednesday, according to the Russell County Health Department...

Jan 22, 2021
Closed for Renovations
Local Russell Public Library Will Be Closed Feb. 1-6

The Russell Public Library will be closed February 1 through 6 while carpet is installed.

Jan 22, 2021
Simpson Elementary
Local USD 407 Preschool Applications Open

USD 407 Russell County Schools is releasing the application for eligibility to enroll in the four-year-old preschool classroom based at Simpson Elementary School for the 2021-2022 school year.

Jan 22, 2021
109th Rep. Troy Waymaster
Local Rep. Waymaster: From the Dome to Home

The 2021 Kansas Legislative session is underway in Topeka and in his weekly newsletter, 109th Representative Troy Waymaster discusses property tax transparency, the regulation of abortions and bill he...

Jan 22, 2021
Raymond Curtis Mader
Local Former Russell Mayor Curt Mader Passes Away

Former Russell Mayor Raymond Curtis "Curt" Mader has died. He was 55.

Jan 22, 2021
Russell County USD 407
Local USD 407 Board of Education Will Meet Jan. 25

The Russell County USD 407 Board of Education will meet Monday, January 25 at 5:30 PM at the Central Administration Office in downtown Russell.

Jan 22, 2021

Sports

KRSL Basketball Scoreboard
Sports Area Basketball Scores - January 22

Area high school basketball scores for Friday, January 22.

Jan 22, 2021
2020-21 RHS Lady Broncos Basketball Team
Sports Lady Broncos Win Overtime Thriller

PLAINVILLE-Camille Dortland scored eight of her game-high 22 points in overtime as the Russell Lady Broncos captured a 67-57 victory over Hill City Thursday evening in the ninth place game of the Mid ...

Jan 21, 2021
KRSL Basketball Scoreboard
Sports Area Basketball Scores - January 21

Area high school basketball scores for Thursday, January 21.

Jan 21, 2021
KRSL RHS Basketball Logo
Sports Stockton Boys Defeat Russell to Close Out MCL Tournament

The Russell High School boys basketball team lost 60-51 to Stockton on Thursday, January 21 in the Mid-Continent League Tournament's ninth place game at the Stockton Grade School Gym.

Jan 21, 2021
Kansas Wrestling Coaches Association
Sports Two Area Wrestlers Ranked in KWCA Poll

The Kansas Wrestling Coaches Association has released its high school rankings for the week of January 18 and two area wrestlers remain in the Class 3-2-1A poll.

Jan 20, 2021
Kansas State High School Activities Association
Sports KSHSAA Board of Directors Votes to Allow More Spectators at Winter Activities

The Kansas State High School Activities Association Board of Directors met Wednesday, January 20 and approved to allow up to four spectators per student at winter activities.

Jan 20, 2021