State income tax return Chickadee Checkoff box helps conserve all wildlifePRATT — Most people enjoy opening the mailbox, but in January and February, a few not-so-welcome communications intrude on this simple pleasure — tax forms. While few people look forward to tax time, the Kansas State Income Tax form provides everyone with the opportunity ... Read More

500 permits available to adult residents; all youth permits valid statewidePRATT — While Kansas spring turkey permits are available to all hunters in most of the state, only 500 permits (residents only) will be issued for Unit 4, a western portion of the state bordered by highways I-70 on the north, U.S. 183 on the east, and U.S. 54 on the sout ... Read More

Shotgun, other gear, two-day guided hunt go to essay winner; March 10 deadlineEMPORIA — For the past 10 years, the Flint Hills Gobblers Chapter of the National Wild Turkey Federation (NWTF) has challenged youngsters to write an essay and win a two-day guided spring turkey hunt and a new turkey shotgun. This year, in 500 words or less, entrants ... Read More