PRATT – Whether you’re looking for a reason to get outside or your child is in need of a unique “show and tell” item for school, consider participating in a fossil hike on March 8 at Tuttle Creek State Park from 1 p.m. - 3 p.m.The fossils were discovered after a series of floods in 1993 exposed a “canyon” below the overflow spillway of Tuttle C ... Read More

PRATT – You’ve got your turkey permit purchased, your slate call packed, and you’ve brought your tom and hen decoys out of hibernation – all you need is the perfect place to hunt. Lucky for you, there’s the Kansas Department of Wildlife, Parks and Tourism’s (KDWPT)2015 Spring Turkey Hunting Atlas.Available online now at and soon ... Read More

COUNCIL GROVE – Youth age 11-16 who have an interest in learning how to hunt turkeys are eligible to apply for one of the coveted spots in the 15th Annual Council Grove Youth Turkey Hunt. Lucky young hunters will hunt with experienced mentors on April 4, during the youth turkey season. Deadline for registration is March 20. The hunt is sponsore ... Read More

PRATT – Have you ever considered paddlefish snagging? Whether you answered yes or no, consider this a “sign” that this is your year to try it. Hooking one of these pre-historic-looking giants on the end of your line is one of the most unique fishing opportunities Kansas has to offer, and if you’ve yet to give it a go, it’s time to change that. ... Read More