2021 Russell Halloween Parade Marquee
Thursday Playoff Football - Victoria vs. Peabody-Burns at 6 PM on KRSL 95.9 FM - LISTEN LIVE!
Know the Candidates: USD 407 Board of Education

There are four candidates running for three positions on the Russell County USD 407 Board of Education in the November 2 General Election.


Local News

Local Bomgaars Ladies Night is October 24

Bomgaars Ladies Night, a night of festive fun and fall shopping, is set for Sunday, October 24 from 5 to 8 PM at the Russell Bomgaars Store.

Oct 18, 2021
Laah Tucker
Local Natoma's Tucker Appointed to Service Academy Selection Board

US Senator Jerry Moran has announced members of his 2021 Service Academy Selection Board, including Laah Tucker of Natoma, a community volunteer and veterans advocate.

Oct 18, 2021
COVID-19 Update
Local COVID-19 Case Total Update for October 18

As of 2 PM, Monday, October 18, Russell County has had 1,084 total positive cases of COVID-19 since tracking began, an increase of five cases since Friday, according to the Russell County Health Depar...

Oct 18, 2021
2020 Christmas Parade 2
Local Russell Christmas Celebration Theme, Dates Announced

Russell Main Street, Inc. (RMSI) will kick off the Russell Christmas Celebration on November 27 at 7:15 PM with the Lighted Christmas Parade.

Oct 18, 2021
Simpson McTeacher Night October 2021
Local Simpson Elementary School McTeacher Night Raises $1,348.77

The recent Simpson Elementary School McTeacher Night at the Russell McDonald's was a huge success.

Oct 18, 2021
Semi Crash 10-17-21
Local Two Injured in Two-Semi Crash on Interstate 70 in Ellis County

Two people were injured Sunday afternoon in a two-semi crash on Interstate 70 in Ellis County.

Oct 18, 2021


Kansas Volleyball Association
Sports Victoria Remains #1 in 1A Div. I Rankings

Victoria remains the top ranked team in the Class 1A Division I in this week's Kansas Volleyball Association rankings.

Oct 08, 2021
Russell High School cross country runners Sam Whitten and Hunter Throop earned medals at the MCL Meet in Phillipsburg on Thursday, Oct. 7. (Photo courtesy RHS coach Richard Dorzweiler)
Sports RHS Runners Earn Two Medals in P-Burg

Russell had four runners compete in the Mid-Continent League cross country meet in Phillipsburg on Thursday, Oct. 8 and two earned medals.

Oct 08, 2021
USD 407 Champion Logo
Sports Lady Broncos Swept in Minneapolis

The Russell High School volleyball team hit the road Thursday, Oct. 7 to Minneapolis for a triangular with Minneapolis and Concordia.

Oct 07, 2021
RHS football team entering Shaffer Field prior to Friday's homecoming game with TMP-Marian. (Photo courtesy of Char Sohm.)
Sports RHS Announces 2022, 2023 Football Schedules

Russell High School's football schedule is now set for the 2022 and 2023 seasons.

Oct 06, 2021
Sports 2022-23 District Football Assignments Released by KSHSAA

The Kansas State High School Activities Association has announced its district football assignments for the 2022 and 2023 seasons.

Oct 06, 2021
Russell recognized its 13 seniors between games on Tuesday, Oct. 5 during their final home volleyball games at Amos Morris Gym. (Photo courtesy RHS Volleyball Team Facebook Page)
Sports RHS Recognizes Seniors at Home Triangular

The Russell High School volleyball team closed out the home portion of its 2021 schedule on Tuesday, Oct. 5 with a triangular against Lyons and Hoisington at Amos Morris Gym.

Oct 06, 2021