Applications available online; Either-Species/Either-Sex permit allows take of white-tailed or mule deerPRATT — The Kansas Department of Wildlife and Parks (KDWP) reminds resident hunters that 2010 Firearm Either-Species/Either-Sex Deer permit applications are due July 9 and are available online at These permits allow fir ... Read More

Permits allow purchaser to take any deer, in addition to any other permit they may havePRATT — The Kansas Department of Wildlife and Parks has announced that two Commission Big Game permits have yet to be sold. Each year, seven such permits are awarded through a drawing by the Kansas Wildlife and Parks Commission to conservation organizations ... Read More

Antlers, bows, radios, cameras for sale June 19; guns on sale Aug. 21PRATT — On June 19, the Kansas Department of Wildlife and Parks (KDWP) will enter the first of two summer auctions of items forfeited by those convicted of wildlife crime. The June 19 auction will be held at the Blomquist Auction Gallery, 684 E. Kansas Highway 4 in Assaria. K ... Read More

Fishing derby yields 275 pounds of fish; nearly $2,000 in prizes awardedMANKATO — Lovewell State Park’s Annual Kids Fishing Derby was held June 6, with 186 youth registered for the event. By the end of the day, there were lots of proud smiling faces as 60 kids weighed in more than 275 pounds of fish.A Hastings, Neb., youth was the winner of th ... Read More