South Fossil Street, Edward Avenue Improvement Project to Begin

For the past several years, the Russell City Council has made improving City of Russell roadways a priority.

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Local South Fossil Street, Edward Avenue Improvement Project to Begin

For the past several years, the Russell City Council has made improving City of Russell roadways a priority.

Aug 15, 2022
Russell County Economic Development and CVB
Local Cyber Security Essentials Workshop Postponed

Russell County Economic Development and CVB has postponed its cyber security essentials for small business owners workshop scheduled for Tuesday, August 23.

Aug 15, 2022
Simpson Elementary
Local Bronco Breaktime After School Enrichment Program Launches August 29

Simpson and Bickerdyke Elementary Schools in Russell are proud to offer an engaging and free after school enrichment program for students called Bronco Breaktime.

Aug 15, 2022
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Local Facility Projects Ongoing at Russell Regional Hospital

Russell Regional Hospital has been undergoing facility upgrades and maintenance in several sectors of the health care campus.

Aug 15, 2022
2022 Lifetime Hunting and Fishing License Winners
Local Russell Man Wins Lifetime Hunting and Fishing License

The Kansas Lottery congratulates the 10 winners in its Lifetime Hunting and Fishing License promotion in partnership with the Kansas Department of Wildlife and Parks.

Aug 12, 2022
Kansas Department of Health and Environment
Local Possible Monkeypox Exposures Investigated

Health officials are confirming that they investigated two possible monkeypox exposures in Ellis County.

Aug 12, 2022

Sports

Russell earned a pair of wins on Saturday, July 16 to make the championship game of the K-18 State Fastpitch Softball Tournament in Lucas. (Photo courtesy of Rita Sharp from Lucas-Sylvan News)
Sports K-18 Fastpitch Wins Twice, Returns to Final

LUCAS-The defending state champion Russell K-18 fastpitch softball team will have the opportunity to retain their title after two wins on Saturday, July 16 at the K-18 State Softball Tournament at the...

Jul 16, 2022
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Sports K-18 Baseball Falls in Regional Title Game

The Russell K-18 Baseball team's quest for a Regional Championship fell short as the Clay Center Amateur Baseball Association Tigers claimed a 10-2 victory in the K-18 East Regional Final Friday eveni...

Jul 16, 2022
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Sports K-18 Baseball Clobbers Lincoln, Advances to Regional Final

Levi Wellbrock hit an inside the park grand slam home run and Mason Rohr pitched five strong innings as the Russell K-18 Baseball team dominated Lincoln 16-5 Thursday evening in the K-18 East Regional...

Jul 14, 2022
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Sports K-18 Baseball Takes Regional Opener, Clinches State Berth

The Russell K-18 Baseball team opened play at the East Regional Tournament Tuesday evening on a successful note with an 8-2 win over Concordia F&A at the Concordia Sports Complex.

Jul 13, 2022
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Sports K-18 Baseball Opens Regional Play Tuesday

The Russell K-18 Baseball team following a fourth place finish at the Twin Lakes League Tournament looks to further their postseason aspirations as they start play at the East Regional Tournament in C...

Jul 11, 2022
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Sports Russell K-18 Softball Set for State Tournament

The defending State Champion Russell K-18 Softball team begins its quest to defend their crown on Saturday, July 16 when they take on Plainville in the first round of the 2022 State Tournament in Luca...

Jul 11, 2022