Annual migration means fall is just around the cornerPRATT — For those who love butterflies, September is the month to watch for masses of migrating monarchs in Kansas. The weather has cooled, and many people are seeing this regal butterfly in backyards, parks, and in the field. A familiar and popular insect species, monarch migratory behavior ... Read More

$100 bonds, shotguns, other awards await young shootersKINSLEY — On Saturday, Sept. 18, the Kinsley Gun Club will host its 18th Annual Kids Klassic trap shooting tournament for young shooters. Each youngster will fire at 100 targets. A $25 entry fee will include a custom T-shirt, lunch, and a chance to win a door prize, including one of two sh ... Read More

Lake partially open to activities; blue-green algae bloom subsidedMEADE — On Sept. 10, Kansas Department of Wildlife and Parks (KDWP) Secretary Mike Hayden rescinded previous orders restricting water use at Meade State Fishing Lake. Fishing is now allowed at the lake. Swimming is still prohibited until further notice.In July, KDWP officials re ... Read More