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Russell Community Thanksgiving Dinner Serves Record of More Than 600 Meals

The Russell Community Thanksgiving Dinner served a record of more than 600 meals on Thursday according to volunteers.

2020 Russell Community Thanksgiving Dinner

Local News

Kansas Department of Health and Environment
Local No Changes Made to Travel Quarantine List

There are no changes this week to the Kansas Department of Health and Environment's (KDHE) travel quarantine list.

Dec 01, 2020
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Local Russell Specialty Books and Gifts Hosts What's Up in Russell Coffee

Russell Specialty Books and Gifts at 623 North Maple Street in Russell hosted Tuesday's Russell Main Street, Inc. What's Up in Russell Coffee.

Dec 01, 2020
COVID-19 Update
Local COVID-19 Case Total Update for Nov. 30

As of 5 PM, Monday, November 30, Russell County has 551 positive cases of COVID-19 since the pandemic began, an increase of 18 since Friday, according to the Russell County Health Department.

Nov 30, 2020
2020 Russell Community Thanksgiving Dinner
Local Russell Community Thanksgiving Dinner Serves Record of More Than 600 Meals

The Russell Community Thanksgiving Dinner served a record of more than 600 meals on Thursday according to volunteers.

Nov 30, 2020
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Local Man Arrested Just Outside of Russell Following Reckless Driving Report, Brief Chase

A man was arrested Sunday afternoon just outside of Russell following a reckless driving report and brief chase.

Nov 30, 2020
2020 Christmas Parade
Local Russell's Lighted Christmas Parade Ushers in Holiday Season

Russell's Lighted Christmas Parade ushered in the holiday season Saturday night in downtown Russell.

Nov 30, 2020

Sports

Girls game at 2019 Amos Morris Classic. (Photo courtesy usd407.org)
Sports Amos Morris Classic Brackets Announced

Brackets are now set for the Amos Morris Classic basketball tournament to be held December 7-12 in Russell.

Nov 30, 2020
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Sports Results from High School State Football Championship Games

The 2020 Kansas High School football season came to a close on Friday and Saturday, November 27-28.

Nov 28, 2020
Kansas State High School Activities Association
Sports Kansas High School Sports Will Start on Time, But Without Fans

The KSHSAA Board of Directors (BOD) met in a virtual format with all 78 members in attendance on Tuesday, November 24 to discuss several items pertaining to the winter activity season.

Nov 24, 2020
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Sports RHS Velocity Dance Team Places Fourth in State in KSHSAA Dance Competition

The Russell High School Velocity Dance Team placed fourth in Division I in the state in the first ever Kansas State High School Activities Association Dance Competition this past weekend.

Nov 23, 2020
Victoria played St. Francis in the semifinals of the 8-Man Division II playoffs on Friday, Nov. 20 in Victoria. (Photo courtesy Mike Blanke.)
Sports St. Francis Ends Victoria's Season in D-2 Semis

VICTORIA-Shadryon Blanka rushed for 238 yards and three touchdowns and added a receiving score as the #1-ranked St. Francis Indians pulled away from #3 Victoria 44-22 Friday evening in the 8-man Divis...

Nov 20, 2020
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Sports Russell Schools Modify Winter Sports Attendance Guidelines

In response to the recent significant increase in COVID-19 cases in Russell County, and with the health, safety and well-being of student-athletes, coaches and staff in mind, USD 407 has modified its ...

Nov 17, 2020