Russell County USD 407 Board of Education Special Meeting is July 6

The Russell County USD 407 Board of Education will hold a special meeting on Wednesday, July 6 at 5:30 PM to continue the superintendent search.

Russell County USD 407

Local News

Russell City Manager Jon Quinday
Local Column: Why does the City……?

Monday, we had a system-wide power outage, and city staff did their best to update customers as information became available using social media, the city website, Notify Me and

Jun 29, 2022
Local Good July 4th Safety Reminders

The Kansas Department of Health and Environment, Office of the State Fire Marshal and Safe Kids Kansas would like to share some important safety tips to ensure that all Kansans have a safe and fun Ind...

Jun 29, 2022
Kansas Drought Declarations 6-27-22
Local Governor Declares Drought Emergency, Warnings and Watches for Kansas Counties

Effective June 27, Governor Laura Kelly has approved updated drought declarations for Kansas counties with Executive Order 22-06.

Jun 28, 2022
Russell County USD 407
Local Odgers Named USD 407 Interim Superintendent

The Russell County USD 407 Board of Education met Monday evening and voted to appoint USD 407 Special Education Director Brenda Odgers as Interim Superintendent.

Jun 28, 2022
Trinity Community Thrift Store in Russell
Local Trinity Community Thrift Store Reopens

The Trinity Community Thrift Store in Russell is back open for business following a temporary closing last week due to illness.

Jun 28, 2022
National Weather Service
Local Russell Sets New Record Low for June 28

A record low temperature of 51 degrees was recorded in Russell Tuesday morning.

Jun 28, 2022


Kansas State High School Activities Association
Sports KSHSAA Member Schools Vote to Approve Classification Change, Moves to Next Step

On April 29, 2022, the KSHSAA Board of Directors considered changes to KSHSAA Rule 5 – Classification of Senior High Schools.  

Jun 16, 2022
K-18 Baseball Logo
Sports Late Rally Thwarts Russell K-18 Baseball

After numerous weather-related postponements, the Russell K-18 Baseball team returned to action Wednesday evening for the first time in nearly two weeks.

Jun 15, 2022
Sports K-18 Softball vs. Ness City Suspended by Weather

The defending state champion Russell K-18 Softball team played on its home field for the first time in 2022 on Tuesday evening at Memorial Park.

Jun 14, 2022
Eddie Johnson
Sports Local Men Excel at Statewide Trap Shooting Event

Two Russell men combined to win multiple awards at the Kansas Trapshooting Association's Annual Kansas State Shoot held the weekend of June 11 and 12 in Sedgwick, Kansas.

Jun 14, 2022
baseball in glove
Sports Russell 15-U Falls Twice to Hoisington

The Russell 15 and Under Baseball team finally got to play its home opener Monday evening at Memorial Park.

Jun 14, 2022
2022 8-Man All Star Football Game in Beloit. (Courtesy of KVSV Radio in Beloit)
Sports Victoria's Schoenrock Helps West to Win in 8-Man All-Star Game

The 37th Annual 8-Man All Star Football Games were played Saturday, June 11 at Trojan Stadium in Beloit.

Jun 12, 2022