Janae Talbott Named Inaugural Winner of Russell Community Impact Award

The City of Russell, in partnership with KRSL/KZRS Russell Radio and the Kansas Municipal Energy Agency, launched an exciting monthly celebration dedicated to recognizing and honoring the unsung heroes in our community who are shaping Russell into a better place to live, work and play.

Russell Deputy City Manager Kayla Schneider, Russell Mayor Jim Cross, Janae Talbott, Russell County Area Community Foundation Executive Director Angela Muller and KRSL/KZRS Russell Radio General Manager Mike McKenna.

Local News

Russell City Council 1-3-23
Local Russell City Council Discusses Sales Tax to Fund Water Projects

The Russell City Council met Tuesday and discussed a resolution to submit to the qualified electors of the City of Russell the proposition of levying a one-cent retailers sales tax for the purpose of ...

Feb 21, 2024
Russell County Courthouse
Local Russell County Commissioners Approve Sheriff's Office Wage Increase

The Russell County Commissioners met Tuesday and received an update from Russell County Sheriff Andy VanDerWege.

Feb 21, 2024
Russell County Commissioners Daron Woelk, Steve Reinhardt and Duke Strobel, Joetta Steckman and Russell County Attorney Dan Krug.
Local Joetta Steckman Recognized for 40 Years of Service to Russell County

The Kansas Association of Counties, the Russell County Commissioners and Russell County Attorney Dan Krug recognized Legal Secretary Joetta Steckman for 40 years of service to Russell County at Tuesda...

Feb 21, 2024
Russell Deputy City Manager Kayla Schneider, Russell Mayor Jim Cross, Janae Talbott, Russell County Area Community Foundation Executive Director Angela Muller and KRSL/KZRS Russell Radio General Manager Mike McKenna.
Local Janae Talbott Named Inaugural Winner of Russell Community Impact Award

The City of Russell, in partnership with KRSL/KZRS Russell Radio and the Kansas Municipal Energy Agency, launched an exciting monthly celebration dedicated to recognizing and honoring the unsung heroe...

Feb 21, 2024
Kansas Farm Bureau
Local South Bend Industrial Hemp to Launch Apprenticeship Program Through KFB's RKAP

South Bend Industrial Hemp is launching an apprenticeship program for two positions through Kansas Farm Bureau's award-winning Rural Kansas Apprenticeship Program (RKAP).

Feb 21, 2024
Crash
Local Russell Man Injured in One-Vehicle Crash Tuesday Just Outside of Russell

A Russell man was injured in a one-vehicle crash Tuesday morning just outside of Russell.

Feb 20, 2024

Sports

2024 Russell and Sylvan-Lucas State Qualifiers
Sports State Wrestling Reports on KRSL Thursday-Saturday

Russell is sending seven and Sylvan-Lucas one to state wrestling tournaments in Salina this week.

Feb 21, 2024
2024 KSHSAA State Basketball
Sports Sub-State Basketball Tournament Brackets Released for Classes 3A, 2A

Brackets have been released for Classes 3A and 2A Sub-State Basketball Tournaments in Kansas.

Feb 21, 2024
2023-24 RHS Girls and Boys Basketball Team Pictures by Jason Drake
Sports RHS Wraps Regular Season with Sweep at Ellis

Girls: Russell 39, Ellis 37 ​​​Boys: Russell 62, Ellis 45

Feb 20, 2024
KRSL/KZRS Basketball Scoreboard
Sports Area Basketball Scores - February 20

Area high school Basketball scores for Tuesday, February 20.

Feb 20, 2024
Kansas Basketball Coaches Association
Sports Four Area Teams in KBCA Rankings

Four area teams are in this week's Kansas Basketball Coaches Association high school rankings ahead of sub-state tournaments.

Feb 20, 2024
2024 KSHSAA State Basketball
Sports Area 1A D1 and D2 Sub-State Pairings Announced

Brackets are now set for the Class 1A Division 1 and Division 2 sub-state basketball tournaments in Kansas.

Feb 18, 2024