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City of Russell Fire Department Receives DiBernardo Memorial Foundation Grant

The City of Russell Fire Department has been awarded an $11,830 grant to purchase bail out devices to be used in immediate life safety threats for firefighters fighting fires on elevated surfaces.

Fire Department Receives DiBernardo Memorial Foundation Grant

Local News

Kansas Department of Commerce
Local Kansas Day Campaign Pays Homage to 150 Years of Home on the Range

On Sunday, January 29, Kansas celebrated its 162nd birthday.

Jan 30, 2023
36th District Senator Elaine Bowers
Local Senator Elaine Bowers: Senate Scene Week Three

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

Jan 30, 2023
Kansas Housing Resources Corporation
Local Kansas Homeowner Assistance Fund Closing Soon

The Kansas Homeowner Assistance Fund (KHAF), a federally funded, temporary emergency program to support homeowners experiencing hardship during the COVID pandemic, has disbursed nearly all program fun...

Jan 30, 2023
Kansas Governor Laura Kelly
Local Governor Kelly Announces $4 Million Planning Grant to Advance Statewide Early Childhood System

Governor Kelly has announced the Kansas Children's Cabinet and Trust Fund has been awarded a $4 million Preschool Development Birth through Five Planning Grant from the US Department of Health and Hum...

Jan 30, 2023
Kansas Strong Executive Director Warren Martin
Local Fueling Kansas with Kansas Strong Executive Director Warren Martin

Join Warren Martin, executive director of Kansas Strong, the second Thursday of each month at 8:10 AM for Fueling Kansas during the Morning Show on KRSL AM 990 and 98.1 FM. Warren discusses current is...

Jan 29, 2023
Governor Kelly Receives Council on Education Annual Report
Local Governor Kelly Receives 2022 Governor's Council on Education Annual Report

Governor Kelly has received the Governor's Council on Education's annual report, which includes a set of recommendations intended to improve educational outcomes for students through increased collabo...

Jan 27, 2023

Sports

2022-23 RHS Boys Basketball Team Photo by Jason Drake
Sports Russell Boys Fall to TMP in MCL Tournament Semifinal

The Russell High School boys basketball team lost 50-36 to rival TMP-Marian in WaKeeney on Friday, January 20 in the Mid-Continent League Tournament semifinals.

Jan 20, 2023
Basketball Schedule Change
Sports Saturday's Mid-Continent League Basketball Tournament Postponed Due to Weather

Saturday's Mid-Continent League basketball tournament games in WaKeeney have been postponed due to weather.

Jan 20, 2023
Russell Rumble for the Ring is Saturday, Jan. 21 at Amos Morris Gym.
Sports Russell Wrestling Club's Rumble for the Ring is Saturday

Around 500 boys and girls are expected to be in Russell on Saturday, January 21 for the Russell Wrestling Club's Rumble for the Ring.

Jan 20, 2023
2022-23 RHS Girls Basketball Team Photo by Jason Drake
Sports Russell Girls Fall at Stockton in MCL Tournament Consolation Matchup

The Russell High School girls basketball team lost 53-21 at Stockton on Thursday, January 19 in a consolation semifinal of the Mid-Continent League Tournament.

Jan 19, 2023
KRSL Basketball Scoreboard
Sports Area Basketball Scores - January 19

Area high school basketball scores for Thursday, January 19.

Jan 19, 2023
Kansas Wrestling Coaches Association
Sports Russell's Suchy Remains in KWCA Rankings

The Kansas Wrestling Coaches Association has released its high school rankings for the week of January 16 and one area wrestler is in the Class 3-2-1A poll.

Jan 18, 2023