Prairiesta Marquee May 2021
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Letter to the Community from Bob Dole

Russell's favorite native son, former US Senator Bob Dole, penned a letter to the Russell community as Prairiesta begins.

Bob Dole at KRSL on July 2, 2014

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Bob Dole at KRSL on July 2, 2014
Local Letter to the Community from Bob Dole

Russell's favorite native son, former US Senator Bob Dole, penned a letter to the Russell community as Prairiesta begins.

Jun 10, 2021
Russell County USD 407
Local USD 407 Awarded 21st Century Community Learning Grant

The Kansas State Department of Education has awarded USD 407 Russell County a 21st Century Community Learning Grant.

Jun 09, 2021
Northwest Kansas Economic Innovation Center
Local Northwest Kansas Job Website Links Area Employers to Workers

The challenge of linking employers and job seekers has gotten much easier thanks to the Connect NWK Job Board.

Jun 09, 2021
Kansas Governor Laura Kelly
Local Governor Laura Kelly Announces Local Governments to Receive Federal Coronavirus Relief

Governor Laura Kelly has released the list of local governments that will receive allocations through the Local Fiscal Recovery Fund (LFRF) of the American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA).

Jun 09, 2021
Natoma Flooding Drone Picture 5-16-21
Local Deadline Extended to June 15 for Submitting Damages for Osborne County Residents

The Kansas Division of Emergency Management has extended the deadline for collecting information on flood damages experienced by residents of Osborne County. The deadline for submitting this informati...

Jun 09, 2021
Russell County Courthouse
Local Russell County Commissioners Discuss Road, Bridge Repairs

The Russell County Commissioners met Monday morning and discussed road and bridge repairs due to recent flooding.

Jun 08, 2021

Sports

Russell K-18 softball team began its summer season with a pair of wins over Hays on Thursday, June 3 in Russell.
Sports Russell K-18 Softball Team Opens Summer with Sweep

Russell opened its inaugural season in the K-18 softball league on Thursday, June 3 at home with a sweep of the Hays K-18 team at the Memorial Park Complex.

Jun 05, 2021
The 2021 RRC Summer youth softball and baseball seasons got underway on Thursday, June 3 at the Memorial Park Complex in Russell.
Sports RRC Summer Season Underway

The Russell Recreation Commission officially kicked off its summer youth baseball and softball seasons on Thursday, June 3 at the Memorial Park Complex in Russell.

Jun 05, 2021
Basketball
Sports Area Athletes to Compete in State Line All-Star Hoops Games

Several area athletes and coaches will take part in the sixth annual State Line All-Star Basketball games on Saturday, June 5 at Rock Hills Junior/Senior High School in Mankato.

Jun 04, 2021
2021 KSHSAA State Track and Field Meet Logo
Sports Area Roundup: Victoria's Hammerschmidt Leaps to State Championship

Victoria's Macy Hammerschmidt won the Class 1A long jump title on Saturday, May 29 at the Kansas High School State Track and Field Meet at Cessna Stadium in Wichita.

May 29, 2021
Russell's Renee Nichol (left) and Jace Peerman (right) won state titles on Friday, May 28 in Wichita at the Kansas High School State Track and Field Meet. (Photos courtesy of Sports in Kansas Twitter Page)
Sports Russell's Nichol and Peerman Capture State Titles

Russell's Renee Nichol and Jace Peerman each captured state titles on Friday, May 28 at the Kansas High School State Track and Field Meet at Cessna Stadium in Wichita.

May 29, 2021
RHS senior Cole Birky placed 29th at the KSHSAA Class 3A State Golf Tournament at the Hesston Golf Course on May 24-25, 2021. (Photo courtesy of Jon and Kim Birky)
Sports Russell's Birky Finishes 29th at 3A State Tournament

Russell's Cole Birky closed out his high school career with a top-30 finish at the Class 3A State Boys Golf Tournament in Hesston on Tuesday, May 25.

May 25, 2021