Free Kansas State Parks Pocket Ranger® is ideal phone app for enjoying Kansas outdoors PRATT — Just in time for summer travel season, the Kansas Department of Wildlife, Parks and Tourism has launched the Kansas State Parks Pocket Ranger® app — a free, interactive mobile guide to Kansas state parks. The Pocket Ranger® app […]
Whether part of a vacation or an ordinary summer day, boating can be fun for the entire family — as long as everyone remains safe.
Summer is just around the corner, and many Kansas boaters have already begun a new boating season. For those who haven’t, there are the usual preparations such as changing the lower unit grease and putting new spark plugs in the outboard, making sure life jackets are in good condition, and checking the fire extinguisher charge.
Perry Lake named among top bass fishing lakes in the country.
Online video reveals all the secrets of catching the state’s favorite panfish A new video, Kansas Crappie Bonanza, was released by the Kansas Department of Wildlife, Parks and Tourism Feb. 17 to show anglers how to catch crappie throughout the year in the Sunflower State. Although this popular panfish is pursued most actively in springtime, […]
by Clarke Davis The Delaware Valley League, which consists of 14 schools that compete in athletics, is about to be broken up. The push is coming from the Oskaloosa district. Douglas Beisel, the high school principal, gave league schools notice recently that USD 341 would discontinue its membership from the 31-year-old DVL effective at the […]
Major league baseball player Joe Tinker’s hometown of Muscotah is in the process of creating a baseball-shaped museum in his honor and in the process might create a tourist draw to northeast Kansas.
KDWPT biologists use data to predict fishing prospects, stocking needs PRATT — “Statewide, I think we’re looking at a very good year for anglers in 2012,” says Doug Nygren, fisheries section chief for the Kansas Department of Wildlife, Parks and Tourism. What leads Nygren to this conclusion? The results of fish biologists’ 2011 fall fish […]
Jefferson County should see some quality basketball this season based on the early expectations from the coaches.
Oskaloosa senior Haley Pfau and Jefferson County North senior Jordan Kramer are bitter rivals on the basketball and volleyball courts but the best of friends outside of high school sports.