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Ney Attends FFA District Officer Conference

Shannon NeyShannon Ney of the Russell FFA Chapter participated in the Kansas FFA District Officer Conference (DOC) held at Rock Springs Ranch in Junction City August 9 and 10. Ney serves as the Northwest District Sentinel.


Dove Hunting Season Opens Sept. 1

DoveDove hunting season opens statewide this Monday, September 1 and local experts say dove numbers should be pretty high.


County Officials Remind Public about Landfill Rules

Russell CountyKansas is well known for its wind and Russell County officials remind you that wind can have a huge effect on the daily operations of a much used county facility - the landfill.


Rural Russell County Road to Close Temporarily

Road Closed PictureThe Russell County Highway Department will close one mile of road next week to repair a bridge.


Midway Extension District Encourages Preparedness

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.


School in USD 407 Starts Wednesday, All Sports Night is Friday

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


Wilson FFA Attends State Conference for Chapter Leaders

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.


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