Prairiesta 2021 Belt Buckle Now Available for Pre-Order

The official Prairiesta 2021 belt buckle is now available for pre-order.

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COVID-19 Update
Local COVID-19 Case Total Update for April 14

As of Noon, Wednesday, April 14, Russell County has had 858 total positive cases of COVID-19 since tracking began, with no new cases since Monday, according to the Russell County Health Department.

Apr 14, 2021
Prairiesta 2021 Belt Buckle
Local Prairiesta 2021 Belt Buckle Now Available for Pre-Order

The official Prairiesta 2021 belt buckle is now available for pre-order.

Apr 14, 2021
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Local Prairiesta 2021 Will Have a Mobile Phone App

Prairiesta 2021 will have its very own mobile phone app.

Apr 14, 2021
Russell County Health Department Building
Local Russell County Health Department Will Pause Administration of Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 Vaccine

The Russell County Health Department will pause administration of the Johnson & Johnson/Janssen COVID-19 vaccine.

Apr 13, 2021
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Local Vaccine Available at Russell Regional Hospital

Russell Regional Hospital's Physicians Clinic has a limited supply of the COVID-19 vaccine that is available by appointment to the public.

Apr 13, 2021
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Local Russell County USD 407 Board of Education Approves Bid to Refinish Amos Morris Gym Floor

The Russell County USD 407 Board of Education met Monday evening and approved a bid to refinish the Amos Morris Gym floor.

Apr 13, 2021

Sports

2021 Lincoln/Sylvan-Lucas Baseball
Sports Lincoln-Sylvan-Lucas Splits at Beloit

The Lincoln-Sylvan-Lucas Baseball team was scheduled to play its home opener Thursday against Beloit but Mother Nature had other ideas.

Apr 09, 2021
2020-21 Russell Wrestling Club members and coaches.
Sports Six Russell Wrestlers Qualify for Nationals

Six members of the Russell Wrestling Club will compete in the Heartland National Folk Style Duals in Council Bluffs, Iowa on April 16, 17 and 18.

Apr 08, 2021
Kansas State High School Activities Association
Sports KSHSAA Announces Spring Sports Postseason Assignments

Postseason assignments for all high school spring sports teams have been announced by the Kansas State High School Activities Association.

Apr 07, 2021
Russell/Victoria played their home opener against Ellsworth on Tuesday, April 6. (Photo courtesy Chris Roth)
Sports Seven Run Fourth Inning Dooms Broncos

The Ellsworth Bearcats scored seven runs with two outs in the top of the fourth inning and rallied past Russell-Victoria for a 12-4 victory in Game 1 of a doubleheader Tuesday afternoon at the Shaffer...

Apr 06, 2021
Russell/Victoria's Brooklyn Nowak pitching during Tuesday's doubleheader against Ellsworth.
Sports Lady Broncos Take Down Ellsworth, Improve to 5-0

The Russell-Victoria Lady Broncos softball team continued their winning ways Tuesday with a 12-4 victory over Ellsworth in Game 1 of a doubleheader at Memorial Park in Russell. 

Apr 06, 2021
Russell High School sophomore Marcus Koetkemeyer running in Thursday's Russell Invitational at Shaffer Field.
Sports Russell Begins Track Season at Home

The Russell High School track and field team opened its season at home on Thursday, April 1 with the Russell Invitational at Shaffer Field.

Apr 02, 2021