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Mystery, Magic and The Macabre Juried Exhibition
Local Mystery, Magic and The Macabre Juried Exhibition Opens October 2

Please join the Deines Cultural Center in Russell on Sunday, October 2 from 2 to 4 PM for the opening reception of the Mystery, Magic and The Macabre Juried Exhibition.

Sep 27, 2022
Russell County Food Pantry Mural (Photo by Kevin Steinle)
Local Russell County Food Pantry Announces Annual Share the Holidays with Your Neighbor Campaign

Many of the families the Russell County Food Pantry serves will not be able to provide a special holiday meal for Thanksgiving.

Sep 27, 2022
Russell County USD 407
Local USD 407 Board of Education Approves Fireworks Display Following Homecoming Game

The Russell County USD 407 Board of Education met for a special meeting Monday evening and approved a fireworks display following the Homecoming football game on October 7.

Sep 27, 2022
Concrete Truck Rollover 9-26-22
Local LaCrosse Man Injured in Concrete Mixer Truck Rollover Crash North of Russell

A LaCrosse man was injured Monday afternoon in a concrete mixer truck rollover crash north of Russell on US Highway 281.

Sep 26, 2022
Nelson Krueger
Local 1972 Graduate, Natoma Native Excited for FHSU Homecoming

Nelson Krueger, a 1972 graduate of Fort Hays State University, looks forward to attending FHSU Homecoming in just a few short weeks as he says the weekend events evoke warm memories and nostalgia.

Sep 26, 2022
City of Russell Fire Department
Local City of Russell Fire Department Responds to Truck Fire

At 10:25 AM on September 22, the City of Russell Fire Department was paged to just behind the residence at 917 East 7th Street in Russell for the report of a truck on fire.

Sep 23, 2022
Granny Mae's Pumpkin Patch
Local Granny Mae's Pumpkin Patch Opens October 1

Bonfires, hoodies, hot cocoa and pumpkins coming soon. Granny Mae's Pumpkin Patch near Dorrance and all its wonders will open for the 2022 season on October 1.

Sep 23, 2022
Drug Arrest
Local Two Arrested for Drugs in Russell Following Search Warrant

On Thursday, September 22, law enforcement officers with the Russell Police Department and the Kansas Highway Patrol engaged in an operation to locate wanted fugitive Adam Keener.

Sep 23, 2022
Kansas Attorney General
Local Wilson Man Sentenced to Two Life Terms for Child Sex Crimes

A Wilson man has been sentenced to two consecutive life terms in prison for conviction of child sex crimes under the Kansas version of Jessica's Law, Kansas Attorney General Derek Schmidt said Thursda...

Sep 22, 2022
USD 407 Champion Logo
Local Russell High School's Homecoming Week is October 3-8

Russell High School's Homecoming Week is Monday, October 3 through Saturday, October 8.

Sep 22, 2022
2022 Fly Kansas Air Tour
Local Fly Kansas Air Tour Schedule Announced

The Kansas Department of Transportation's Division of Aviation is partnering with the Kansas Commission on Aerospace Education (KCAE) to host the Fly Kansas Air Tour from Thursday, October 6 to Saturd...

Sep 22, 2022
Kansas Governor Laura Kelly
Local Governor Laura Kelly Announces New Small Business Research, Development Grant Program

Governor Laura Kelly has announced a new program that will help Kansas small businesses innovate, bring new products and services to market, and compete at a global level.

Sep 22, 2022