2nd Annual Youth Hunt


Good Morning Everyone, 


Just wanted to remind you that the 2nd Annual Youth Hunt is on Saturday, November 1st!!! You must be between the ages of 11-16 with a hunter safety card and hunting licenses! Pre – registration is REQUIRED the deadline is October 17th, space is limited!

Registration will be located at the Dole – Spector Conference Room (Fossil Creek Inn & Suites) at 7am, Juice and donuts will be provided.

7:30am – Safety Talk (All participants are required to attend)

8am – Load up and travel to hunting destination (Youth are REQUIRED to have an adult with them, Transportation NOT provided)

8:30am – 12pm – Hunting/Education Stations

12-1pm – FREE lunch 


You can come get your registration forms at the Russell County Eco Devo & CVB Office, 331 E Wichita. Hours are 8am-5pm M-F. 




Rural Opportunity Zone!!

Making Russell County Home!! Check out the New Rural Opportunity Zone Incentive!!! The Rural Opportunity Zone Program facilitates population growth in participating rural Kansas communities.  Russell County is a participating ROZ county and we are excited to offer this opportunity of growth in population, business, and job creation. 

Russell County is home to employment in agri-business, oil production, manufacturing, health, education, service and retail opportunity.  Russell County offers a high quality of life, public schools, communities, recreation, variety of churches, and much more!!  Russell County Eco Devo and CVB offer incentives for new and existing businesses and also incentives for new job creation.  Contact our office today to learn why Russell County is right for you!!

Rural Opportunity Zone Incentive:
Two Primary Incentives
**A state income tax exemption for up to 5 years to individuals who move to a ROZ county from outside of Kansas.  Individuals must not have lived in Kansas for the past 5 years, nor have Kansas source income of more than $10,000 per year over the past 5 years.
**Student loan forgiveness of up to $3,000 per year ($15,000 maximum benefit) for individuals who graduate from an accredited post-secondary institution and move to a ROZ County.

All application are based on eligibility approval from the Kansas Department of Commerce!

How to Apply:
Apply on-line at www.kansascommerce.com
Click on Rural Opportunity Zone
Complete Application and await Approval Status

Russell County has numerous houses for sale.  Check out the Advantage Realty website for house listings!! http://www.foradvantage.com/

Meet Russ Co

Hello Everyone!  My name is Russ Co.  I love to hunt, fish, ride bike trails, help harvest Kansas wheat, and pump Russell County oil!  Russell County is HOME to me!  

When I’m not out enjoying all the beauty of Russell County, I like to attend as many community events and businesses as I can.  This is where I get to meet the GREAT people of Russell County.

I like to call myself the Russell County Promoter!  I want to let everyone know how great it is to live in this area!  I hope you enjoy following me in my new adventures!