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Local News

COVID-19 Update
Local COVID-19 Case Total Update for Feb. 26

As of Noon, Friday, February 26, Russell County has 842 total positive cases of COVID-19 since the pandemic began, an increase of three since Wednesday, according to the Russell County Health Departme...

Feb 26, 2021
Stephen McAllister
Local US Attorney Stephen McAllister Steps Down Effective Feb. 28

As requested by the Biden Administration of all presidentially-appointed US Attorneys, United States Attorney for the District of Kansas and Lucas native Stephen R. McAllister is resigning his positio...

Feb 26, 2021
Great Plains Manufacturing
Local Great Plains Manufacturing, Land Pride to Host Area Job Fair

Great Plains Manufacturing and Land Pride are hosting an area job fair in Lucas to find qualified applicants to support recent company growth at its Tipton and Lucas manufacturing facilities.

Feb 26, 2021
109th Rep. Troy Waymaster
Local Rep. Waymaster: From the Dome to Home

The Kansas Legislative session continues in Topeka and in this week's newsletter, 109th Representative Troy Waymaster updates us on several hot topics and bills.

Feb 26, 2021
Local Bunker Hill Man Injured in Crash in Ellis County

A Bunker Hill man was injured in a one-vehicle crash Thursday afternoon in Ellis County.

Feb 26, 2021
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Local Russell City Council Will Meet March 2

The Russell City Council will meet Tuesday, March 2 at 4:30 PM at City Hall.

Feb 26, 2021


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Sports Russell's Windholz, Sylvan-Lucas' Barrientes go 0-2 at State

It wasn't the ending both Russell's Jacob Windholz and Sylvan-Lucas' Tra Barrientes were both hoping for at the Class 3-2-1A State Wrestling Tournament on Saturday, February 27 at Gross Memorial Colis...

Feb 27, 2021
KRSL Basketball Scoreboard
Sports Area Basketball Scores - February 26

Area high school basketball scores for Friday, February 26.

Feb 26, 2021
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Sports Area Basketball Scores - February 25

Area high school basketball scores for Thursday, February 25.

Feb 25, 2021
Kansas State High School Activities Association
Sports 3A Sub-State Basketball Brackets Released

The Class 3A Sub-State basketball brackets have been released by the Kansas State High School Activities Association.

Feb 24, 2021
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Sports Ellis Sweeps Russell

Girls: Ellis 58, Russell 34 Boys: Ellis 60, Russell 49

Feb 23, 2021
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Sports #7 Natoma Boys Rock Southern Cloud

Girls: Southern Cloud 60, Natoma 31 ​​​​​​​Boys: Natoma 79, Southern Cloud 21

Feb 23, 2021