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Russell Champion MascottThe school year in Russell has begun and the Annual All Fall Sports Night at Russell High School is Friday, August 26.

Inflow and InfiltrationAs part of ongoing maintenance, Johnson Services Company alongside City of Russell crews will conduct video inspections of Russell's Main Sewer Trunk Line.

Crime PhotoA Russell home was reportedly burglarized this week.

Kansas Gov. Sam BrownbackKansas Governor Sam Brownback wants to hear what the public thinks about how schools are funded.

Alan LaPoliceA fifth-generation farmer who nearly upset incumbent Kansas First District Congressman Tim Huelskamp in the Republican primary two years ago is running as an Independent against the Republican who dethroned Huelskamp earlier this month.

Latest Local Sports

RHS Varsity Girls Tennis Team 8-25-16The Russell High School girls tennis team opened its season on Thursday, Aug. 25 at the Trego Round Robin in WaKeeney.

KVA LogoThe Kansas Volleyball Association has released its 2016 preseason high school rankings.

TD Club 2016 Camp 1On August 2 through 4, the Russell Touchdown Club held a youth football camp at Russell High School's Shaffer Field for grades 1st through 6th.

2016 Russell Legion AA State RunnerupsThe Russell Post 99 American Legion baseball team went 4-2 and took second place at the Kansas Legion "AA" State Tournament in Fort Scott on Saturday, July 30.

Kansas Shrine Bowl LogoEMPORIA — Mike McCoy was a late East pickup for the 43rd annual Kansas Shrine Bowl, and the West has to be lamenting the fact that the former Topeka High star running back answered the phone.

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