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There are four candidates running for three positions on the Russell County USD 407 Board of Education in the November 2 General Election.


Local News

United States Attorney's Office District of Kansas
Local Kansas Man Pleads Guilty to Water Facility Tampering

A Kansas man pleaded guilty to tampering with the computer system at a drinking water treatment facility in Ellsworth County.

Oct 21, 2021
Kansas Wheat
Local Tip Your Hat to Your Local Co-Op in October for National Co-Op Month

Whether stopping by for a quick chat and a cup of coffee, picking up fertilizer for planting or discussing the ups and downs of prices, local elevators are a hub of activity and advice for farmers, es...

Oct 21, 2021
Kansas Governor Laura Kelly
Local Governor Laura Kelly Announces More Than $2 Million in Federal Grant Funding to Reduce Crime, Improve Public Safety

Governor Laura Kelly, on behalf of the Kansas Criminal Justice Coordinating Council (KCJCC), has announced that more than $2 million will be awarded to Kansas criminal justice organizations as part of...

Oct 21, 2021
US Highway 281 Reopened 10-21-21
Local US Highway 281 Reopened North of Russell

The Kansas Department of Transportation has reopened US Highway 281 to through traffic north of Russell.

Oct 21, 2021
Kansas Drivers License
Local Kansas Department of Revenue Announces Expansion of Online Renewal System to Include Licensed Commercial Drivers

Kansas Commercial Driver's License (CDL) holders now have the option to renew their licenses in a quick and convenient way.

Oct 20, 2021
Kansas Area Codes
Local Mandatory 10-Digit Dialing Begins Sunday in Area Codes 785, 620

Kansans that live in area codes 785 or 620 will be required to use 10-digit dialing when making local calls beginning on Sunday, October 24.

Oct 20, 2021


KRSL 95.9 GOW Football
Sports Boor, Homewood Pace Sylvan-Lucas in Rivalry Game

SYLVAN GROVE-Geriun Boor scored two rushing touchdowns and Lane Homewood accounted for four touchdowns including one on defense as the Sylvan-Lucas Mustangs cruised to a 52-0 Senior Night victory over...

Oct 15, 2021
KRSL Football Scoreboard
Sports Area Football Scores - October 15

Area high school football scores for Friday, October 15.

Oct 15, 2021
KRSL RHS Football
Sports Goodland Upsets Russell

The Russell High School football team hosted Goodland for Senior Night on Friday, October 15 at Shaffer Field and lost 16-14.

Oct 15, 2021
View from start of boys varsity race at the Lakeside Invitation in Downs on Thursday, Oct. 14. (Photo courtesy RHS Coach Richard Dorzweiler)
Sports RHS Runners Wrap Up Regular Season in Downs

The Russell High School cross country team ran in their final regular season meet on Thursday, Oct. 14 at the Lakeside Invitational in Downs.

Oct 15, 2021
Natoma Tigers
Sports #2 Natoma Caps Perfect Regular Season, Playoffs Next

NATOMA-The #2-ranked Natoma Tigers wasted little time in taking control as they rolled to a 54-6 Senior Day win over Greeley County in their regular season finale Thursday evening at Tiger Field.

Oct 14, 2021
USD 407 Champion Logo
Sports RHS Splits Triangular; Falls Short of MCL Tourney Semifinals

The Russell High School volleyball team matched up with Plainville and TMP-Marian in the opening round of the Mid-Continent League Tournament on Thursday, Oct. 14 in Hays.

Oct 14, 2021