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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

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

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

Minor injuries for teen ejected from a car

Deputies say she stopped at the stop sign at Buhler Road, but then pulled into the path of a southbound semitruck. The driver to the semi tried to avoid the crash, but struck the side of the car.

KFDI.COM - 2018-10-22 18:57:45

Hutchinson woman devastated after deputy vehicle hits, kills horses

HUTCHINSON, Kan. (KWCH)A Reno County woman says she's devastated after a sheriff's deputy's patrol vehicle hit three of her horses, killing two of them.The Reno County Sheriff's Office says the deputy just had some scratches and abrasions.It happened Thursday night.The owner of the horses says maybe

KWCH.COM - 2018-10-22 19:06:00

Teen ejected from car after crash with semi in Reno County

The Kansas Highway Patrol, Buhler Police Department, Fire and EMS also responded to the scene.

KWCH.COM - 2018-10-22 12:30:00

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


Tribune warns of fake sales calls

There are Great Bend business receiving calls from someone with a foreign-sounding accent claiming to be selling advertising for the Great Bend Tribune, and Tribune Publisher Mary Hoisington urges advertisers to be weary.“This is very likely a scam and, like with any suspicious call, you need to be

GREAT BEND TRIBUNE - 2018-10-23 15:19:00

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

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


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

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.


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

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

Russell's Koech Wins FHSU Homecoming King

The king and queen nominees are selected through a combination of scores on their applications, an interview process and a popular vote of the student body, all of which takes place during Homecoming Week.


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.


UPDATE: Hays home burglary suspect caught after high-speed chase - The Salina Post

The suspect Larry Wayne Shifflet, 42, was involved in an accident in Ellsworth County after a pursuit. He was unsure if Shifflet had been hospitalized, but said he was in custody.


Reno County deputy injured in collision with 3 horses near Hutchinson

RENO COUNTY, Kan.A Reno County sheriff's deputy driving a sports utility vehicle has suffered minor injuries after colliding with three horses.The Hutchinson Newsreports about 8 p.m. Thursday, Deputy John Hendricks was traveling in the department's 2017 Ford Explorer when he ran into three horses he


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


Great Bend Man wins $22,000 with free 2by2 Ticket

TOPEKA — Tuesday morning, her husband Robert yelled, “Barb, come here!”“The way he yelled it, it scared me to death,” said Barb Schwartz. “I thought he was having a heart attack!”Nothing like that, thank goodness. It wasn’t a cry for help; it was a cry of joy. Robert Schwartz was celebrating the $22