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Crime PhotoTree trimming equipment was reportedly stolen from a pickup in Russell last week.

SHPBS LogoThe Smoky Hills PBS production of The Kansas Candidates is back this week live from Bunker Hill.

CoronavirusRussell County has or has had 92 total cases of COVID-19 as of Friday, September 25.

Jim BalthazorFormer and longtime Russell teacher Jim Balthazor passed away unexpectedly over the weekend.

USD 407 Russell Co LogoRussell High School's normal homecoming activities include spirit days, bonfire, pep rally, crowning of king and queen, dance, football game and a parade. But as we all know 2020 has been far from a normal year.

Bombshells Style Lounge Ribbon Cutting 9-25-20Bombshells Style Lounge, Russell's newest salon and lounge, held a grand opening and ribbon cutting celebration on Friday and Saturday at 731 North Main Street in downtown Russell.

Russell Champion MascottThe Russell High School Student Council has announced the activity schedule and spirit days for next week's revamped Homecoming Week festivities.

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Russell Bronco FootballThe Russell High School football team was shutout 60-0 by Southeast of Saline on Friday, September 25 at Shaffer Field in Russell.

FootballVICTORIA-Carson Werth opened the game with a 79-yard kickoff return for a touchdown and Victoria withstood a brief surge from Sylvan Lucas before the fifth-ranked Knights pulled away for a 52-22 Homecoming victory Friday evening.

Football on FieldArea high school football scores from Friday, September 25.

KSHSAA LogoThe 2020-2021 Kansas State High School Activities Association senior high membership is 354 schools. On Friday, KSHSAA announced classifications for all sports (except football) for the 2020-2021 school year.

KVA LogoThe Kansas Volleyball Association has released its rankings for the week of Sept. 21.

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