Road Work Slows Drive to Perry State Park TOPEKA ­– The Kansas Department of Transportation (KDOT) recently announced that K-237, the highway leading to Perry State Park from US-24, will be closed to all traffic round the clock through mid-September 2013 for utility and paving work.  KDOT has provided a marked detour via Thompsonville ... Read More

August 22, 2013State parks are ready for the last big weekends of summerPRATT – Make plans and reservations to visit a Kansas state park - there’s still plenty of summer fun left, and the weather is perfect. It’s been a great summer, and Kansans have perhaps appreciated it more after the last two summers we’ve endured. Cooler temperatures and i ... Read More

Aug. 22, 2013 Two-day camp offers youth a crash course on turkey hunting taught by local experts PRATT ­– The National Wild Turkey Federation (NWTF) is hosting the 2013 Kansas State JAKES Camp September 14-15 at White Memorial Camp, six miles north of Council Grove. Youth age 17 and younger can participate in a variety of fun and educ ... Read More

August 23, 2013Kansas hunters anxiously await the arrival of fall’s first hunting seasonPRATT – For avid bird hunters, the summer has slowly dragged on, but the September 1 opening day of dove season will be here before you know it. It’s time to stock up on shells, practice your wingshooting skills and scout for water holes and feed fields dove ... Read More

Aug. 22, 2013Atlas features 60 detailed maps with more than 1 million acres of prime hunting locationsPRATT – With maps showing the location of more than 1 million acres of land open to hunting, the 2013 Kansas Hunting Atlas, available online now, is a must-have for hunters. Whether you’re looking for the perfect duck hunting marsh, scouting fo ... Read More