Janae Talbott Named Inaugural Winner of Russell Community Impact Award

The City of Russell, in partnership with KRSL/KZRS Russell Radio and the Kansas Municipal Energy Agency, launched an exciting monthly celebration dedicated to recognizing and honoring the unsung heroes in our community who are shaping Russell into a better place to live, work and play.

Russell Deputy City Manager Kayla Schneider, Russell Mayor Jim Cross, Janae Talbott, Russell County Area Community Foundation Executive Director Angela Muller and KRSL/KZRS Russell Radio General Manager Mike McKenna.

Local News

36th District Senator Elaine Bowers
Local Senator Bowers: Senate Scene

State Senator Elaine Bowers has released her week six Senate Scene legislative newsletter.

Feb 19, 2024
Local Injury Accident Near Russell Caused When One Driver Fell Asleep

A Saturday evening injury accident near Russell was caused when one driver fell asleep and crossed the center line.

Feb 19, 2024
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Local Russell High School to Celebrate National FFA Week

National FFA Week is February 17 through 24 and Russell High School will celebrate with several activities.

Feb 16, 2024
Kansas Division of Emergency Management
Local State Granted Additional Time to File for Major Federal Disaster Declaration

The state of Kansas has been granted an extension to submit a request for a major federal disaster declaration for a major winter storm that struck the state January 7-16, which included heavy snowfal...

Feb 16, 2024
Barton County Drug Arrests 2-15-24
Local Three Arrested Following Barton County Search Warrants

On February 15 just after 7 AM, Barton County Sheriff's Detectives and Deputies executed two search warrants in the city of Great Bend and one just south of the city.

Feb 16, 2024
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Local City Offices, Public Transit Closed, Sanitation Routes Altered for Presidents Day

City of Russell offices will be closed and the public transportation bus will not operate on Monday, February 19 in observance of Presidents Day.

Feb 16, 2024


KZRS Basketball Game of Week
Sports Osborne's Hot Shooting Too Much for Sylvan-Lucas

Girls:  Osborne 55, Sylvan-Lucas 31 ​​​​​​​Boys: Osborne 58, Sylvan-Lucas 31

Feb 13, 2024
KRSL/KZRS Basketball Scoreboard
Sports Area Basketball Scores - February 13

Area high school Basketball scores for Tuesday, February 13.

Feb 13, 2024
Kansas Basketball Coaches Association
Sports Five Area Teams in KBCA Rankings

Five area teams are in this week's Kansas Basketball Coaches Association high school rankings.

Feb 13, 2024
KRSL/KZRS Basketball Scoreboard
Sports Area Basketball Scores - February 12

Area high school Basketball scores for Monday, February 12.

Feb 12, 2024
Kinsey Zorn, Jaden Ney and Mya Trevino (L to R) all qualified after finishing in the top four of their weight division at the Scott City Regional on Saturday, February 10. (Photo from RHS Lady Bronco Facebook Page)
Sports Russell Qualifies Three for 4-1A Girls State Wrestling

Russell is sending three girls to the Class 4-1A State Wrestling Tournament in Salina.

Feb 10, 2024
KRSL/KZRS Basketball Scoreboard
Sports Area Basketball Scores - February 9

Area high school Basketball scores for Friday, February 9.

Feb 09, 2024