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Friday's Football Lineup - TMP-Marian at Russell on KRSL 95.9. Central Plains at Sylvan-Lucas on KZRS 107.9. Game Times at 7 PM. => LISTEN LIVE!
Portion of North Kansas Street to Close October 2 for Roadwork

As part of the West Wichita Avenue mill and overlay project in Russell, one block of North Kansas Street between Wichita Avenue and 1st Street will be closed beginning at 7 AM on Monday, October 2 and remain closed for several days.

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US Senator Jerry Moran (R-Kan.)
Local Senator Moran Statement on Voting to Override President Biden's Veto on the Lesser Prairie Chicken

US Senator Jerry Moran released the following statement after voting to override President Biden's veto, which dismissed the Senate Resolution of Disapproval to overturn the listing of the lesser prai...

Sep 28, 2023
Russell County USD 407
Local RHS Homecoming Bonfire Canceled Due to High Winds

The Russell High School homecoming bonfire scheduled for tonight, Thursday, September 28 has been canceled due to high winds according to RHS.

Sep 28, 2023
SHPBS Now on Hulu
Local Smoky Hills PBS Now Available to Hulu + Live TV Subscribers

Smoky Hills PBS has announced it is now live streaming on Hulu + Live TV, one of the nation's largest streaming services for live television with more than 4.5 million subscribers.

Sep 28, 2023
Jerry Moran Townhall 5-21-21
Local Senators Moran, Bennet Introduce Legislation to Support Small Meat Processors

US Senators Jerry Moran of Kansas and Michael Bennet of Colorado have introduced legislation to increase competition and capacity in the meat processing and rendering industries.

Sep 28, 2023
Local EPA Region 7 Invites Great Bend Community Members to Attend Presentation About Plating Inc. Superfund Site

US Environmental Protection Agency representatives from EPA Region 7 will present at the Great Bend City Council Meeting on October 2 to provide community members with information about the Plating In...

Sep 28, 2023
Russell Main Street Inc.
Local Derrick Ellis is No Longer the Russell Main Street, Inc. Executive Director

Russell Main Street, Inc. wants to let its members and the community know that Derrick Ellis is no longer its Executive Director.

Sep 28, 2023


2023 RHS Football Team Picture by Jason Drake
Sports Beloit Defeats Russell in District Opener

The Russell High School football team opened district play on the road at Beloit on Friday, September 22 with a 30-12 loss to the Trojans.

Sep 23, 2023
Sports #3 Victoria Blitzes Central Plains

CLAFLIN-Chase Schumacher and Matthew Pfeifer each scored two touchdowns and the Victoria defense held Central Plains to 60 yards of total offense as the Knights opened District play with a 48-0 victor...

Sep 22, 2023
Sports Area Football Scores - Sept. 22

Area high school Football scores for Friday, September 22.

Sep 22, 2023
Sam Whitten and Kaleb Ives-Thull 9-19-23
Sports RHS Cross Country Runs at Southeast of Saline Invite

The Russell High School cross country team ran September 19 at the Southeast of Saline Invite at Gypsum.

Sep 20, 2023
2023 RHS Volleyball Team Picture by Jason Drake
Sports Lady Broncos Split Triangular in WaKeeney

The Russell High School volleyball team split a Mid-Continent League triangular in WaKeeney on Tuesday, Sept. 19.

Sep 20, 2023
Kelvie Reeves Reaches 500 Career Digs 9-16-23
Sports RHS Volleyball Goes 2-2 at Russell Invitational Tournament

The Russell High School volleyball team competed in the Russell Invitational Tournament at Amos Morris Gym in Russell on Saturday, September 16 and finished 2-2 on the day.

Sep 17, 2023