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Kansas Bureau of Investigation
Local Death Investigation in Hoisington

The Kansas Bureau of Investigation and the Hoisington Police Department are investigating a shooting death that occurred early Wednesday morning in Hoisington.

Oct 27, 2021
US Senator Jerry Moran (R-Kan.)
Local Senators Moran, Marshall Announce USDA Grant to Connect Kansas Farmers, Ranchers with Mental Health Resources

US Senators Jerry Moran and Roger Marshall have announced a $500,000 US Department of Agriculture Farm and Ranch Stress Assistance Network grant to the Kansas Department of Agriculture to help connect...

Oct 27, 2021
Operation Christmas Child
Local National Collection Week for Operation Christmas Child Quickly Approaching

National Collection Week for Operation Christmas Child is quickly approaching.

Oct 27, 2021
Erika Nelson helping with Deeble restoration.
Local Restoration Begins on Historic Sculpture Garden in Lucas

Florence Deeble built a backyard sculpture garden in Lucas beginning around 1930 and continuing to the late 1980s.

Oct 26, 2021
Pheasant Hunting
Local Forecast Looks Promising for Kansas' 2021 Upland Bird Seasons

November 13 marks the opening day for Kansas' regular quail and pheasant seasons and September 15 marked the opening day of Kansas' regular greater prairie chicken season – the trifecta that is upland...

Oct 26, 2021
Local 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.

Oct 25, 2021
Natoma Students Preparing for 2021 Veterans Day Salute
Local Natoma's 12th Annual Veterans Day Salute is November 11

Practice makes perfect for students preparing for the 12th Annual Veterans Day Salute on November 11 in Natoma.

Oct 25, 2021
Local City of Russell Fire Department Responds to Garage, Residence Fire

On Sunday at 8:43 PM, the City of Russell Fire Department was paged for a structure fire involving a garage and a residence at 1709 North Maple Street in Russell.

Oct 25, 2021
Russell County Health Department Building
Local Russell County Health Department to Offer COVID-19 Booster Shots

The Russell County Health Department will begin offering booster shots to people who have received the Johnson & Johnson, Moderna and Pfizer COVID-19 vaccines.

Oct 23, 2021
Ashley Mai
Local Mai Promoted to Russell City Clerk

Ashley Mai was appointed the Russell City Clerk on Tuesday, October 19.

Oct 23, 2021
Deer Crossing Road
Local State Experts Offer Tips for Preventing Deer-Vehicle Collisions

As the days get shorter and weather gets cooler, the breeding season for deer will begin.

Oct 22, 2021
Russell County USD 407
Local Masks Required at Ruppenthal Middle School from October 25-29

The Russell County USD 407 Board of Education met for a special meeting Friday morning and voted to require masks at Ruppenthal Middle School from October 25 through 29.

Oct 22, 2021