10/16/08

THIS WEEK'S TOP STORIES


COMMISSION SCHEDULDED TO MEET IN TONGANOXIE OCT. 23
AS BREEDING SEASON APPROACHES, MOTORISTS WARNED TO WATCH FOR DEER
KANSAS STATE PARKS OFFER OFF-SEASON BARGAINS
NEW FRESHWATER DRUM STATE RECORD CERTIFIED SEBELIUS REAPPOINTS MEYER TO WILDLIFE AND PARKS COMMISSION Read More


COMMISSION SCHEDULDED TO MEET IN TONGANOXIE OCT. 23

Floatline fishing, 2009 fishing rules head evening public hearing agendaTONGANOXIE – The Kansas Wildlife and Parks Commission will conduct a public meeting and hearing in Tonganoxie on Thursday, Oct. 2. The afternoon public meeting will begin at 1:30 p.m. at the Tonganoxie High School Auditorium, 404 East Hwy. 24-40.The afternoon session will ... Read More


AS BREEDING SEASON APPROACHES, MOTORISTS WARNED TO WATCH FOR DEER

Kansas deer-vehicle accident rate still lowest in MidwestPRATT -- Since 1998, the trend in deer-related vehicle accidents in Kansas has been stable or declining. Still, late October and November are when deer are most active. As a result, this is also the time when most deer-vehicle accidents occur. This is the mating season, called "rut, ... Read More


KANSAS STATE PARKS OFFER OFF-SEASON BARGAINS

Cabins, reduced prices, uncrowded conditions make parks attractive in fall and winterPRATT -- Summer is over, but for many outdoorsmen and women, that doesn't mean the end of Kansas state park visitation. Many hunters and anglers -- and even campers looking for a cool-season adventure -- take advantage of the "off-season" in Kansas s ... Read More


NEW FRESHWATER DRUM STATE RECORD CERTIFIED

Big Blue River catch breaks 26-year-old mark for speciesPRATT -- A Blue Rapids angler has set a new Kansas record for freshwater drum. Bill Hull was fishing in the Big Blue River above Tuttle Creek Reservoir when he hooked the 31.5-pound fish on a trotline. The catch was 37 1/2 inches long with a girth of 25 inches.The previous record was a 31 ... Read More


SEBELIUS REAPPOINTS MEYER TO WILDLIFE AND PARKS COMMISSION

Herington businessman to serve another four yearsTOPEKA — Gov. Kathleen Sebelius has announced the reappointment of Frank Meyer, of Herington, to the Kansas Wildlife and Parks Commission. Meyer recently completed a four-year term and will serve another four on the commission.In originally appointing Meyer, Gov. Sebelius said, “We need Kansans ... Read More