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Kansas Wheat Outlook Improving Amid Spring Rains

wheat fieldA new government forecast for the size of the 2013 Kansas winter wheat crop reflects improvements amid the state's wet spring weather.


Bisbee Named RHS Head Football Coach

Chuck BisbeeChuck Bisbee, most recently of Fairfield High School located southwest of Hutchinson, was named the Head Football Coach at Russell High School toward the end of a brief special meeting of the USD 407 Board of Education on Wednesday.


Waymaster Recognized for Perfect Voting Record

Troy Waymaster - LurayRepresentative Troy L. Waymaster (R-Luray) has been recognized for his 100 percent voting record during the 2013 Legislative Session.


Russell Man Injured in Cloud County Motorcycle Crash

Motorcycle CrashA Russell man was injured Tuesday evening in Cloud County after being involved in a high speed motorcycle chase with Concordia Police and later crashing on a dirt road.


Building Plans Tabled, Football Coaching Candidates Interviewed at USD 407 BOE Meeting

USD 407 BOEPlans to build a new Kindergarten through Eighth Grade facility in Russell were tabled and four men were interviewed for the currently vacant Russell High School Head Football Coaching position at the June regular monthly meeting of the USD 407 Board of Education on Monday.


UPDATE: Suspicious Cylinder Found North of Russell High School Destroyed, Rendered Safe

Suspicious Device North of RHS Baseball Field 6-10-13UPDATE 7:30 PM Monday: Union Pacific Railroad workers discovered a suspicious cylinder on the railroad tracks north of the Russell High School baseball field on Monday afternoon at just after noon.


Barton Co. Escapee Back in Custody

Lee Dean

Law enforcement officers have an inmate back in custody after he walked away from the Barton County jail Sunday night.


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