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Russell's Favorite Son Bob Dole Has Passed Away

Bob Dole, who overcame disabling war wounds to become a sharp-tongued Senate leader from Kansas, a Republican presidential candidate and then a symbol and celebrant of his dwindling generation of World War II veterans, has died. He was 98.

Robert J. "Bob" Dole (1923-2021)

Local News

Russell County Employee Years of Service Awards 12-6-21
Local Russell County Employees Recognized for Years of Service

The Russell County Commissioners met Monday and presented several Russell County employee years of service awards.

Dec 07, 2021
US Capitol Building Photo by Senator Jerry Moran
Local Bob Dole to Lie in State at Capitol as Nation Honors Senator

The body of the late Senator Bob Dole of Kansas will lie in state in the US Capitol on Thursday as congressional leaders honor the former Republican presidential candidate and World War II veteran who...

Dec 07, 2021
US Senate Unanimously Passes Resolution Honoring Senator Bob Dole
Local US Senate Unanimously Passes Resolution Honoring Senator Bob Dole

The US Senate unanimously passed a resolution Monday night introduced by US Senators Jerry Moran (R-Kan.) and Roger Marshall, M.D. (R-Kan.) honoring Senator Bob Dole.

Dec 07, 2021
PBS KIDS Writers Contest
Local Smoky Hills PBS Announces Annual PBS KIDS Writers Contest

The annual PBS KIDS Writers Contest is now underway.

Dec 07, 2021
Camper and House Fire 12-4-21
Local City of Russell Firefighters Respond to Camper, House Fire

On Saturday at approximately 2:49 AM, City of Russell Fire units were paged for a camper on fire in the 300 Block of West 10th Street in Russell.

Dec 06, 2021
Natoma Good Citizens Awards 2020-2021
Local Natoma Good Citizens Honored

The Natoma Lions Club recently hosted an appreciation banquet to honor members and citizens who continue to make a difference in active participation in volunteering and in leadership.

Dec 06, 2021

Sports

Basketball
Sports Amos Morris Classic Tuesday Recap

The 2021 Amos Morris Classic basketball tournament is being played this week in Russell and the first round of competition is in the books.

Dec 07, 2021
Natoma won the 6-Man State Championship on Saturday, Oct. 30 in Dodge City with a 60-12 win over Cunningham. (Photo by David Elliott)
Sports More Statewide Honors for Natoma Football

The online sports publication Sports In Kansas recently announced their statewide honors in all classifications and three individuals associated with Natoma's 6-Man State Champion Football team were a...

Dec 07, 2021
KRSL Basketball Scoreboard
Sports Area Basketball Scores - December 7

Area high school basketball scores for Tuesday, December 7.

Dec 07, 2021
Kansas Basketball Coaches Association
Sports Five MCL Teams in KBCA Rankings

Five teams out of the Mid-Continent League are in this week's Kansas Basketball Coaches Association statewide rankings.

Dec 07, 2021
Basketball
Sports Amos Morris Classic Monday Recap

The 2021 Amos Morris Classic basketball tournament is being played this week in Russell and the first day of competition is in the books.

Dec 06, 2021
KRSL Basketball Scoreboard
Sports Area Basketball Scores - December 6

Area high school basketball scores for Monday, December 6.

Dec 06, 2021