10/11/07

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FLOOD DAMAGE REPAIRED, ELK CITY STATE PARK OPEN AGAIN
YOUTH SHOOTING CLINIC PLANNED NEAR COUNCIL GROVE
PRAIRIE LONG RIFLES FALL RENDEZVOUS AT KANOPOLIS OCT. 26-28
ELK CITY STATE PARK TO HOLD ANNUAL NEEWOLLAH FESTIVAL OCT. 26-27
MILFORD WILDLIFE AREA TO CONDUCT FREE FUN TRAP SHOOT OCT. 13
TROUT STOCKINGS DELAYED IN CEDAR B ... Read More


FLOOD DAMAGE REPAIRED, ELK CITY STATE PARK OPEN AGAIN

Weeks of repair, cleanup required after June 30 flooding of southeast Kansas park

ELK CITY -- Elk City State Park is open for business following weeks of repair and cleanup after severe flooding. The reservoir rose 32 feet above normal after heavy rains June 30. Flood waters covered about 85 percent of the park’s electrical utility ... Read More


YOUTH SHOOTING CLINIC PLANNED NEAR COUNCIL GROVE

Special event designed to encourage youth participation in shooting sports

COUNCIL GROVE -- Council Grove area youth are invited to attend a free shotgun and archery shooting clinic on Saturday, Oct. 20, at Council Grove Reservoir. Controlled live-fire instruction and a computer hunting simulator will teach safe, responsible, and f ... Read More


PRAIRIE LONG RIFLES FALL RENDEZVOUS AT KANOPOLIS OCT. 26-28

Traditional equipment will feature rifles, pistols, knives, and tomahawks

MARQUETTE -- On Oct. 26-28,
Prairie Long Rifles, Inc.
, will conduct its 28th Anniversary Fall Shoot at Kanopolis State Park. Men, women, and youth will compete in rifle and pistol shooting competition, as well as knife and tomahawk throwing.

All shoot ... Read More


ELK CITY STATE PARK TO HOLD ANNUAL NEEWOLLAH FESTIVAL OCT. 26-27

Recovered park ready for much-anticipated event

ELK CITY -- After recovering from one of the area's worst floods ever, Elk City State Park is on tap to continue the park's biggest event of the year Oct. 26-27. Bearing the unique name of Neewollah, which is Halloween spelled backwards, this event is actually part of one of the state ... Read More


MILFORD WILDLIFE AREA TO CONDUCT FREE FUN TRAP SHOOT OCT. 13

Experts and novices invited; shot shells and 20-gauge shotguns provided

MILFORD -- On Saturday, Oct. 13, the Kansas Department of Wildlife and Parks (KDWP) will conduct a public trap shoot for all ages and skill levels. The event will run from 9 a.m. to noon at the
Milford Wildlife Area
office. Part of KDWP's "Pass It On&q ... Read More


TROUT STOCKINGS NOW DELAYED IN HUTCHINSON'S DILLON NATURE CENTER, CEDAR BLUFF RESERVOIR STILLING BASIN AND SALINA'S LAKEWOOD LAKE

Flooding, delayed water turnover creates unsuitable water conditions


HAYS -- Trout season opens Oct. 15 in Kansas. While most of the designated trout waters in the state will be stocked with trout in time for opening day, two will not: the stilling basin below Cedar Bluff Reservoir and Lakewood Lake in Salina. Because of water cond ... Read More