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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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Local Russell Water Department to Begin Annual Free Chlorine Conversion Maintenance

The City of Russell Water Department will conduct a free chlorine burn, also called a free chlorine conversion, to disinfect the water distribution system beginning September 29.

Sep 27, 2023
Kansas Insurance Commissioner Vicki Schmidt
Local Consumer Connection: Check for Unclaimed Benefits During Life Insurance Awareness Month

Kansas Insurance Commissioner Vicki Schmidt has announced the Kansas Insurance Department has helped consumers find and collect more than $53 million from lost or unclaimed life insurance policies usi...

Sep 27, 2023
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Local Notice of Public Meetings for Public Water Supply System Lead and Copper Rule Implementation

The Kansas Department of Health and Environment is holding public meetings to help public water supply systems and their customers learn about the Environmental Protection Agency's new Lead and Cooper...

Sep 27, 2023
Tracey Mann
Local Representative Mann Responds to President Biden's Veto of Lesser Prairie Chicken Resolution

President Joe Biden has vetoed Senate Joint Resolution 9, which would have nullified his administration's rule listing the lesser prairie chicken as threatened and endangered under the Endangered Spec...

Sep 27, 2023
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Local North Water Tower Maintenance to Begin

The City of Russell's north water tower will begin its annual scheduled maintenance on Wednesday, September 27.

Sep 26, 2023
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Local City of Russell Fire Department Offers Special Needs Child on Board Decals Free of Charge

The City of Russell Fire Department is happy to offer "Special Needs Child on Board" decals free of charge to people who may need them.

Sep 26, 2023


Sports Area Football Scores - September 15

Area high school football scores from Friday, September 15.

Sep 15, 2023
Sports GOW: Ellinwood Stops Stanton County 24-6

Drew Heinz passed for a touchdown and ran for another and Ellinwood's defense held Stanton County to 131 total yards in a 24-6 victory on Friday, September 15 at the Ellinwood High School Field.

Sep 15, 2023
2023 RHS Football Team Picture by Jason Drake
Sports Russell Suffers First Loss of 2023

The Russell High School football team fell 30-6 to Smith Center at Shaffer Field in Russell on Friday, September 15.

Sep 15, 2023
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Sports Ives-Thull Places Third in WaKeeney

Russell High School's Kaleb Ives-Thull ran Thursday at the Trego Invite Cross Country meet in WaKeeney.

Sep 15, 2023
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Sports KSHSAA Board of Directors Approves Increase in Games for Baseball, Softball

For as long as Heath Gerstner and Rick Sabath have been around high school baseball in Kansas, as players and coaches, the topic has been a source of contention. "Why can't Kansas play more games?"

Sep 14, 2023
2023 RHS Volleyball Team Picture by Jason Drake
Sports Lady Broncos Split at Stockton

The Russell Lady Bronco Volleyball team continued their strong start with a split of two matches on Tuesday evening at the Stockton Triangular.

Sep 13, 2023