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Police, BCSO respond to separate shootings

Two people were hospitalized and two were arrested as the result of unrelated shootings Friday and Saturday, one in rural Barton County and one in Great Bend.Sara Tutak, Great Bend, remained in critical condition Monday afternoon at Via Christi Medical Center’s St. Francis Hospital in Wichita, accor

GREAT BEND TRIBUNE - 2018-10-22 15:14:00

Russell City Fire Chief Shane Preston Accepts Job with Hays Fire Department

Preston has led the department for five years, improving the condition of the department's fire trucks, implementing several major preventative maintenance programs, and worked closely with the Public Works and 911 Communications Departments to receive an upgraded ISO Public Protection Classificatio


Russell Jr. Broncos to Play for PKFL Championship

The Russell Junior Broncos 5th grade football team will play in the championship game of the PKFL Tournament of Champions on Sunday, Oct. 28 in Hays.Russell advanced to the title game with wins over Beloit (38-0) and Phillipsburg (26-24) on Saturday, Oct. 20.The Junior Broncos have a 7-1 record this

KRSL.COM - 2018-10-22 13:06:00

Firefighters Respond to Vehicle Fire in Russell

According to dispatch logs, at 12:11 PM Monday, Russell Dispatch received 911 calls reporting black smoke coming from the area of 6th and Van Houten. Another call was received from Shane Brown advising Global Cementing had trucks on fire.

KRSL.COM - 2018-10-23 09:47:00

Teen enters plea in vehicular homicide case

LARNED – On Monday afternoon in the Pawnee County District Court, Jacob A. Rives, 18 of Ellsworth, entered a no contest plea to vehicular homicide, a class a person misdemeanor, and was adjudicated a juvenile offender, Pawnee County Attorney Douglas McNett said.

GREAT BEND TRIBUNE - 2018-10-23 11:09:00

Victoria, Sylvan-Lucas Both Make 8-Man Playoffs

The Victoria and Sylvan-Lucas football teams have both qualified for the 8-Man playoffs.Victoria (6-2) finished second in their district and will host Leoti-Wichita Co. (6-2) on Thursday, Oct. 25 at 7pm in the first round of the 8-Man Div. I playoffs. The Knights ended the regular-season with three-

KRSL.COM - 2018-10-21 22:08:00

Kansas Sheriff to Resign After Admitting to Selling a Gun to a Felon, Prosecutor Says

Ness County Sheriff Bryan Whipple, 48, of Ness City, pleaded guilty on Monday to one count of knowingly selling a gun to a person who was prohibited under federal law from possessing a firearm, U.S. Attorney Stephen McAllister said in a release.

FILMINGCOPS.COM - 2018-10-23 13:11:25

Ness County sheriff pleads guilty, agrees to resign

WICHITA – The Sheriff of Ness County pleaded guilty Monday to a federal firearm charge and agreed to resign, U.S. Attorney Stephen McAllister said.Sheriff Bryan Whipple, 48, Ness City, pleaded guilty to one count of knowingly selling a gun to a person who was prohibited under federal law from posses

GREAT BEND TRIBUNE - 2018-10-22 15:59:00

Victoria Falls in Sub-State Championship Game

The Lady Knights lost to Grainfield-Wheatland/Grinnell in two (25-23, 25-20) in the championship match of the Ransom-Western Plains Sub-State on Saturday, Oct. 20.

KRSL.COM - 2018-10-21 21:36:00

Election 2018: Know the Candidates

The 2018 General Election is Tuesday, November 6 and KRSL Russell Radio wants to help you learn more about our local candidates.There are two contested races for Russell City Council positions.KRSL News reached out to all the candidates for the seats and requested they each fill out a brief question

KRSL.COM - 2018-10-22 12:17:00

Ness County sheriff pleads guilty to federal charge, agrees to resign

WICHITA, Kan.The Sheriff of Ness County pleaded guilty Monday to a federal firearm charge and agreed to resign, U.S. Attorney Stephen McAllister said.

KWCH.COM - 2018-10-22 15:33:00

RHS Ends Season at 3A Regional

Three members of the Russell High School cross country team competed in the 3A Regional Meet hosted by SE-Saline on Saturday, Oct. 20.Camille Dortland ran a time of 23:15 in the girls race and finished 42nd.Bobby Rhodes and Robert Clark both competed in the boys race. Rhodes posted a 19:44, but fini

KRSL.COM - 2018-10-21 21:49:00

Driver dies in cattle truck crash

Shannon Dwinell, 46, of Great Bend, Kansas, died at the scene, about 2 miles north of North Powder, an Oregon State Police report stated.


New Music Festival 2018 at FHSU will feature music of Dr. Paul Rudy

HAYS – The second annual Fort Hays State University New Music Festival, presented by the university’s Department of Music and Theatre, will be Nov. 2-3, at the university.The concluding event, “An Evening of the Music of Dr. Paul Rudy,” will begin at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 3, in the Beach/Schmidt


RMSI Seeking Nominations for Family of the Year

Russell Main Street, Inc. is seeking nominations for the annual Family of the Year, formerly organized by Post Rock Family Services.


Saline County Jail Booking Activity – Friday - The Salina Post

Name: Grewe,Rydge Clarence RobertCharges: Criminal restraintDomestic battery: Knowing/reckless bodily harmPoss of opiate, narcotic, or certain stimulant


Natoma FFA Medals at Dairy Cattle Judging

Greenhand members Ashton Lund, Braydon Hays and Derek George competed in their first judging event at the high school level. Austin Thomson, Natoma FFA Treasurer, competed in the senior division. 21 FFA chapters competed in the greenhand division with 125 FFA members. The senior division had 19 team


Lady Broncos Fall in Sub-State Opener

The Russell High School volleyball team had its season come to a close on Saturday, Oct. 20 after losing to top-seeded Beloit in the first round of the Phillipsburg Class 3A Sub-State.The Lady Broncos fell in two (25-7, 25-10).Russell ends its season with a 13-23 record.Phillipsburg 3A Sub-State Bra


Luray Woman Arrested for Drugs Wednesday

According to dispatch logs, at 6:46 PM Wednesday, Russell County Sheriff's Officers executed a search warrant at 113 South Fairview in Luray.


Good cop, bad cop

GOOD COP:” Well Bill, there’s sure a lot of allegations flying around about this Adidas bunch and how they’ve been funneling money to certain people to make sure that good basketball players end up at an Adidas school to ……………ahem……………….further their education. I was sure glad to see that you guys a