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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.

GraduationThe 2015-2016 school year is almost over and it's graduation time in the area.

RCT 2016 Dane Hansen GrantThe Russell County Area Community Foundation (RCACF) recently awarded a $15,000 grant to the Russell Community Theater to help install a handicap accessible entrance and restroom at the theater playhouse.

CattleThe month of May has been declared Kansas Beef Month according to a proclamation signed by Governor Sam Brownback.

Latest Local Sports

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.

RHS Track and FieldDespite the cool, misty weather, the 76th annual Beloit Relays were held on Friday, April 29 at Trojan Field.

RHS Golfers Ryan Birky, Dante Orlando and Seth Gruber 4-28-16The Russell High School boys golf team took fourth place out of six teams at the annual Russell Invitational on Thursday, April 28 at the Russell Municipal Course.

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