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HempOn Friday, Kansas Governor Jeff Colyer signed Senate Bill 263 into law, which creates a program to research the use of industrial hemp in Kansas.

Kansas Department of AgKansas Governor Jeff Colyer signed Senate Bill 263 on Friday, which enacts the Alternative Crop Research Act allowing the Kansas Department of Agriculture (KDA) to oversee the cultivation of industrial hemp in a research program.

Blaine MaierBlaine Maier of rural Russell has been selected as a judge for the American Mini Lop Rabbit Club National Mini Lop Show on May 5 in Columbus, Ohio.

Kent MichelUSD 432 Victoria has hired Russell native Kent Michel as its new Superintendent and Elementary Principal to replace David Ottley who is retiring in June.

2018 RHS FFA District LivestockRussell High School FFA had a group of students go to Hays Wednesday for the District Livestock Judging Contest. RHS placed first overall as a team with several individual awards.

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RHS Boys Golf Team in Beloit 4-19-18After playing on Monday in Plainville, the Russell High School boys golf team was right back in action on Thursday, April 19 in Beloit.

Baseball-Glove PicGame 1: Russell/Victoria 16, Minneapolis 2 (F/6)
Game 2: Russell/Victoria 13, Minneapolis 11

SoftballGame 1: Minneapolis 6, Russell 2
Game 2: Minneapolis 13, Russell 7

Track Start Finish Line PictureThe Russell High School track and field teams competed in the Plainville Invitational on Tuesday, April 17.

RHS Boys Golf in Plainville 4-16-18The Russell High School boys golf team finished third in the Plainville Invitational on Monday, April 16.

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