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Russell Community Impact Award Recognizes Patsy Denault for Outstanding Dedication to Local Businesses, Community

The Russell Community Impact Award Committee is pleased to announce Patsy Denault as the April 2024 Russell Community Impact Award recipient.

Russell Deputy City Manager Kayla Schneider, Russell Mayor Jim Cross, Patsy Denault and KRSL/KZRS Russell Radio Marketing Representative Erik Stone.

Local News

Russell City Council 1-3-23
Local Russell City Council Approves Ordinance That Amends City Code Regarding Fireworks

The Russell City Council met Tuesday and approved a new ordinance that amends City of Russell code regarding fireworks.

May 22, 2024
Russell City Pool 2022
Local Russell Municipal Swimming Pool, Historic Park Splash Pad to Open May 25

The City of Russell Duke Johnson Municipal Swimming Pool and Historic Park Splash Pad will open for the summer 2024 season this Saturday, May 25.

May 22, 2024
Russell Deputy City Manager Kayla Schneider, Russell Mayor Jim Cross, Patsy Denault and KRSL/KZRS Russell Radio Marketing Representative Erik Stone.
Local Russell Community Impact Award Recognizes Patsy Denault for Outstanding Dedication to Local Businesses, Community

The Russell Community Impact Award Committee is pleased to announce Patsy Denault as the April 2024 Russell Community Impact Award recipient.

May 22, 2024
City of Russell Featured in Site Selection Magazine
Local Russell Promotes Community in Site Selection Magazine's State of Kansas Economic Development Guide

For the second consecutive year, the City of Russell has been prominently featured in Site Selection Magazine's Annual State of Kansas Economic Development Guide.

May 22, 2024
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Local Public Encouraged to Check Contractor Licensure Status

There has been an influx of contractors coming into the Russell community following the May 19 severe storm event.

May 22, 2024
5-19-24 Storm Photo Courtesy City of Russell 2
Local Russell Recovers: Severe Destructive Storm Causes Widespread Damage

The City of Russell and Russell County experienced severe weather on the afternoon of May 19.

May 22, 2024

Sports

Jake Mooney
Sports Mooney's Season Ends After Missing Cut at State

Russell High School Sophomore Jake Mooney saw his season draw to a close Monday in the first round of the Class 3A Boys State Golf Tournament at the Emporia Municipal Golf Course.

May 20, 2024
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Sports Smoky Hills PBS to Present Live Broadcast of Track and Field State Championship

Smoky Hills PBS is excited to present a live broadcast of the 2024 Kansas State High School Activities Association Track and Field State Championship.

May 20, 2024
Macy Patterson, Kinsey Zorn, Anna Thielen, Kelvie Reeves and Jaden Ney will represent the RHS Track and Field team at the Class 3A State Track Meet in Wichita May 24 and 25. (Photo courtesy of Russell High School).
Sports 16 Qualify for State Track from RHS and Area

Five members of the Russell High School Girls Track and Field team punched their tickets to the Class 3A State Track meet in Wichita next weekend after Thursday's Regional meet in Beloit.

May 16, 2024
The Hoisington-Central Plains Cardinals Baseball team punched their ticket to the Class 3A State Tournament by winning the Class 3A Russell Baseball Regional on Tuesday, May 14, 2024 at the Shaffer Sports Complex.
Sports Cardinals Capture Class 3A Russell Baseball Regional Crown

The Hoisington-Central Plains Cardinal Baseball team earned their second consecutive trip to the Class 3A State Tournament by winning the Class 3A Russell Baseball Regional Tuesday evening at the Shaf...

May 14, 2024
Brent Mooney
Sports Mooney Named New RHS Head Boys Basketball Coach

Brent Mooney has been named the new Head Boys Basketball Coach at Russell High School for 2024-2025.

May 14, 2024
Jake Mooney
Sports Russell's Mooney Qualifies for 2nd Straight State Golf Tourney

For the second consecutive year, Russell High School sophomore Jake Mooney will represent the school at the Class 3A State Golf Tournament.

May 13, 2024