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K State ExtensionThe Midway Extension District of Russell and Ellsworth Counties encourages you to participate in the Prepare Kansas Challenge, an online-based disaster preparedness challenge happening throughout September.

Russell Champion MascottIt's back to school week in Russell as USD 407 officially starts the 2014-2015 school year Wednesday.

Wilson FFA LeadersThe concept of developing a mission was taken to a whole new level by four individuals of the Wilson FFA Chapter at the 2014 State Conference for Chapter Leaders (SCCL), held June 30 to July 2 at Rock Springs Ranch south of Junction City.

hansen museumThe Dane G. Hansen Foundation has announced a significant increase in the scholarship stipends for the 2014-2015 academic year.

Rollover AccidentA rollover wreck in rural Russell County east of Fairport late Sunday night sent four Russell teenagers to the hospital with injuries.

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2014 Kansas Pregame CoverGet a sneak peak at high school and college football across the state. The 2014 edition of Kansas Pregame is now available.

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

Russell Tennis Club Members in Newton 7-30-14Five members of the Russell Tennis Club recently traveled to Newton to compete in its annual Junior Tennis Open.

Marty Myers with RHS Girls Tennis Team Members 7-29-14Marty Myers recently presented a $250 grant from the Myers Family Memorial Donor Advised Fund to members of the Russell High School Tennis Team to help purchase a volley machine for the boys and girls tennis program.


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