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How to Help Those in Natoma

As the city of Natoma starts to clean up from Sunday's flood, many in the area are asking how they can help.

Natoma Flooding Drone Picture 5-16-21

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Russell County Courthouse
Local Russell County Commissioners Sign Disaster Declaration

The Russell County Commissioners met Monday and signed a disaster declaration for recent flooding.

May 18, 2021
2021 RHS Graduation
Local Russell High School Holds 135th Commencement

Russell High School held its 135th Commencement on Saturday, May 15 at Shaffer Field.

May 18, 2021
Russell County Farm Bureau
Local Nichols, Pfeifer Receive Russell County Farm Bureau Scholarships

The Russell County Farm Bureau Scholarships were established in memory of longtime Board Members Randyl Becker and Margaret Denning.

May 18, 2021
Kansas Governor Laura Kelly
Local Governor Declares State of Emergency for Flooding

Governor Laura Kelly has issued a state of disaster emergency declaration for flooding that occurred in counties throughout the state.

May 18, 2021
Tracey Mann
Local Rep. Tracey Mann's Statement on Flooding in Natoma

Representative Tracey Mann released the following statement regarding the flooding in northwest Kansas.

May 18, 2021
Russell Regional Hospital Logo
Local Masks Still Required at Russell Regional Hospital

While Russell Regional Hospital is aware that last week Governor Laura Kelly announced that Kansas was adopting the new CDC guidance for the public in regards to mask usage, this guidance does not app...

May 18, 2021


Russell/Victoria senior Kendra Bay. (Photo courtesy Jason Drake)
Sports Bay Tosses No-Hitter, Lady Broncos Roll

LARNED-Entering their Class 3A Regional opener Monday evening, the Russell-Victoria Lady Bronco Softball team wasted little time enjoying their status as the #1 seed and quickly took care of business.

May 17, 2021
Russell/Victoria pitcher Andrew Roth tossed a no-hitter in game two of the doubleheader against Ellinwood on Friday, April 30 at the Shaffer Sports Complex in Russell. (Photo courtesy of Chris Roth)
Sports Broncos Season Ends in Extra Inning Marathon

After dropping both ends of doubleheader to arch-rival TMP-Marian/LaCrosse last Thursday, the Russell-Victoria Bronco Baseball team knew it still had the chance to exact the ultimate revenge.

May 17, 2021
Former Royals Pitcher Dennis Leonard offering a few pointers at the 2020 Royals Alumni Clinic in Russell. (Photo by David Elliott)
Sports Thursday's Royals Alumni Baseball Clinic Moving to RHS Football Field

With recent heavy rain and wet field conditions at the Memorial Park Complex in Russell and more rain in the forecast this week, the decision has been made to move the 14th annual KRSL Fred White Memo...

May 17, 2021
Russell High School senior Cole Birky placed fourth at the 3A Regional in Hays on Monday, May 17 to qualify for the 3A State Tournament May 24-25 in Hesston. (Photo courtesy of Kim and Jon Birky)
Sports Russell's Birky Headed Back to State

Russell's Cole Birky has been Mr. Consistent this spring. Nine tournaments. Nine top 10 finishes. And the ninth was the sweetest as the RHS senior punched his ticket to the Class 3A State Tournament n...

May 17, 2021
USD 407 Champion Logo
Sports Three Broncos Earn Gold at MCL League Meet

Hill City hosted the Mid-Continent League track and field meet on Thursday, 13 at Ringneck Stadium.

May 15, 2021
Russell/Victoria's Andrew Kraus pitching against Ellis on April 23, 2021 at the Shaffer Sports Complex in Russell. (Photo courtesy Chris Roth)
Sports Broncos Drop Two Close Games to TMP

HAYS-The Russell-Victoria Broncos Baseball team closed out the 2021 regular season Thursday afternoon at the same venue where they will begin postseason at next week's Class 3A Regional Tournament. 

May 13, 2021