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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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It's Graduation Time

GraduationThe 2015-2016 school year is almost over and it's graduation time in the area.

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RCACF Awards $15,000 to Russell Community Theater

RCT 2016 Dane Hansen GrantThe Russell County Area Community Foundation (RCACF) recently awarded a $15,000 grant to the Russell Community Theater to help install a handicap accessible entrance and restroom at the theater playhouse.

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May Proclaimed Kansas Beef Month

CattleThe month of May has been declared Kansas Beef Month according to a proclamation signed by Governor Sam Brownback.

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Kansas Gas Service Requests Rate Increase

Kansas Gas ServiceONE Gas, Inc. announced Monday its Kansas Gas Service division filed a request with the Kansas Corporation Commission (KCC) for an increase in base rates.

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Lyon Announces Resignation

Russell County SealRussell County Appraiser Kenton Lyon has announced his resignation effective July 28.

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Busy Summer Ahead for City of Russell Projects

City of Russell LogoIt looks like it will be a busy summer in Russell with several maintenance, improvement and reconstruction projects planned for the next few months.

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