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Kansas Wheat
Local Wheat Scoop: April 15 Update on Condition of Kansas Wheat Crop

The Kansas wheat crop is in relatively good shape for this time of year, but there are still a couple months until harvest, and a lot can change over that time.

Apr 16, 2021
Kansas Water Office
Local Kansas Water Authority Virtual Meeting is April 26

The Kansas Water Authority (KWA) will have their next meeting by webinar on Monday, April 26 starting at 9 AM.

Apr 16, 2021
Russell County Free Fair Vendors
Local Russell County Free Fair Vendors Wanted

The Russell County Fair Board is excited to announce the Russell County Free Fair will be held July 20-23 in Russell.

Apr 15, 2021
US Senator Jerry Moran (R-Kan.)
Local Sen. Moran, Rep. Estes Introduce Legislation to Designate Two Kansas Trails as National Historic Trails

This week, US Senator Jerry Moran (R-Kan.) introduced legislation to designate the Chisholm and Western Cattle Trails as National Historic Trails (NHT).

Apr 15, 2021
Local Walleye Initiative Leads to Higher Survival Rate, More Opportunities for Kansas Anglers

In March, Kansas Department of Wildlife, Parks and Tourism (KDWPT) fisheries biologists and other staff collected nearly 100 million walleye eggs.

Apr 15, 2021
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Local Russell Regional Hospital Applying for Community Service Tax Credits for New 3D Mammogram Machine

Russell Regional Hospital is applying for a community service tax credit application to bring new technology to its radiology department, a 3D mammogram machine.

Apr 15, 2021


2021 Lincoln/Sylvan-Lucas Baseball
Sports LSL Splits Pair at Bennington

The Lincoln-Sylvan-Lucas Baseball team which has yet to play a home game during the 2021 sesason headed to Bennington for yet another road doubleheader.

Apr 13, 2021
Sports Sylvan-Lucas-Lincoln Softball Sweeps Trinity Academy

The Sylvan-Lucas-Lincoln Softball team swept a road doubleheader Tuesday at Trinity Academy in Wichita.

Apr 13, 2021
Russell's Cole Birky finished second in Osborne on April 13, 2021. (Photo by Jon and Kim Birky)
Sports Career Day for Russell's Birky in Osborne

Russell's Cole Birky fired a 76 and placed second at the Osborne Bulldog Invitational on Tuesday, April 13 at Shady Bend Golf Course in Osborne.

Apr 13, 2021
USD 407 Champion Logo
Sports RHS Boys Finish Fourth, Girls Sixth at Lyons Invitational

The Russell High School boys took fourth place and the girls sixth at the Lyons Invitational on Friday, April 9.

Apr 10, 2021
RHS Baseball and Softball on KRSL
Sports Broncos Baseball, Softball Games Washed Out

Mother Nature was the ultimate winner Friday afternoon as both the Baseball and Softball doubleheaders between Russell-Victoria and Sacred Heart were postponed due to rain.

Apr 09, 2021
RHS Baseball and Softball on KRSL
Sports Makeup Dates for Baseball and Softball vs. Ellsworth Announced

Russell High School Activities Director Scott Nuss announced Friday makeup dates for the Russell-Victoria Baseball and Softball games that were suspended by weather on Tuesday, April 6.

Apr 09, 2021