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Weather Pic 7-28-14After dealing with highs in the 90s and 100s last week, cooler temperatures are expected in the Russell area this week to round out the month of July.

2014 Wilson Czech Fest Parade 8The 54th annual Wilson After Harvest Czech Festival was held July 24-26.

Fossil Station MuseumDid you grow up in Russell County? How long has your family lived here? Where did you come from? The Russell County Historical Society might be able to help you answer those questions.

USD 407 BOE 5-12-14The USD 407 Board of Education met in special session Thursday afternoon to discuss next school year's budget.

2014 Russell Fair 5The 2014 Russell County Free Fair was held July 22-25 and not even the scorching summer temperatures stopped the multitude of activities at the fairgrounds.

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Russell PatriotsThe final sign-up night for the Russell Patriot Salvation Army League football team is this Tuesday, July 29 at 7pm upstairs at the Russell American Legion Hall on Main Street.

Shaffer Field Turf Drawing 7-14-14The artificial turf project is underway at Shaffer Field in Russell and you can follow the progress of the project here on

Russell Legion Baseball PatchThe Russell American Legion baseball team just missed a trip to state after losing to Larned 10-6 in the championship game of the "AA" Zone Tournament in Larned on Tuesday, July 22.

2014 Russell Football Camp 10More than 100 area first through 12 graders attended the first Russell Youth Football Camp at the Russell High School practice fields on Friday and Saturday, July 18-19.




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