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RCACF Awards $23,575 in Grants to USD 407

USD 407 2016 RCACF Spring GrantsThe Russell County Area Community Foundation awarded $23,575 in grants to USD 407 at Monday's Board of Education meeting.

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Nex-Tech Brings Netflix Content Closer to Home

Nex-Tech logoMore people than ever are turning to the Internet for video entertainment. The most popular option for Internet-accessed movies and TV shows is the streaming service Netflix.

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Mother's Day Storm System Spawns Tornadoes, Large Hail

5-8-16 Natoma Tornado Danny MinerMultiple rounds of severe weather in the KRSL listening area Sunday night and early Monday morning spawned a few tornadoes, reports of large hail and heavy rainfall.

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Recent Rainfall Helps Wilson Lake

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

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Kansas Wheat Tour 2016 Releases Final Projection

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.

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Russell City Council Discusses Comprehensive Plan Final Draft

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.

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Flag Smut Survey to be Conducted

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.

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