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Wilson LakeRecent rainfall in April has helped the water level of Wilson Lake in eastern Russell County.

USD 407 BOE 7-13-15The USD 407 Board of Education will meet Monday, May 9 at 5:30 PM at the Central Administration Office in Russell.

Kansas Wheat Tour 2016The 2016 Hard Red Winter Wheat Tour was uplifting for participants because calculated yields were higher than anticipated, disease pressure was lower than expected, and the three days of the tour had some of the best weather so far this spring.

Russell City Council 5-19-15The final draft of a 20-year Comprehensive Development Plan for the Russell area was presented and reviewed at Tuesday's Russell City Council work study session.

Wheat Flag SmutKansas wheat farmers should stay vigilant in scouting for wheat disease, especially flag smut, which was detected in Kansas in 2015 for the first time since the 1930s, although it was only found in low levels in a small portion of the wheat crop.

Latest Local Sports

RHS Boys GolfThe Russell High School boys golf team took fifth place at the Ellsworth Invitational on Thursday, May 5.

RHS SoftballGame 1: SE-Saline 11, Russell 0 (F/5)
Game 2: SE-Saline 15, Russell 0 (F/3)

RHS BaseballGame 1: Russell/Victoria 6, Beloit 5
Game 2: Russell/Victoria 15, Beloit 5 (F/6)

RHS SoftballGame 1: Beloit 10, Russell 0 (F/5)
Game 2: Beloit 9, Russell 3

RHS Boys GolfThe Russell High School boys golf team took eighth place out of 12 teams at the TMP Invitational at Smoky Hill Country Club in Hays on Monday, May 2.

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