Kansas

KANSAS | Aquatic Wildlife Propagation Center Opens

FARLINGTON, KS – The future for some of Kansas’ most imperiled aquatic species got brighter Thursday, August 16, with the grand opening of the Kansas Aquatic Biodiversity Center (KABC) at the Farlington Fish Hatchery in southeast Kansas.  More than 60 people attended the opening ceremony for the facility, which culminated more than 10 years of … Continue reading KANSAS | Aquatic Wildlife Propagation Center Opens

Kansas News: Wilson County man, DeJay Lynn Schlegel, sentenced to more than 19 years for murder

FREDONIA, KS – A Wilson County man was sentenced Wednesday to more than 19 years in prison for murder, Kansas Attorney General Derek Schmidt said. DeJay Lynn Schlegel, 37, of Neodesha, pleaded no contest in May to one count of reckless murder in the second degree, one count of arson, one count of interference with … Continue reading Kansas News: Wilson County man, DeJay Lynn Schlegel, sentenced to more than 19 years for murder

KANSAS | River Proposal Threatens Kansas Lakes, Rivers

TOPEKA, KS – To meet Nebraska’s legal obligation to increase the flow of the Republican River into Kansas, the Central Nebraska Public Power and Irrigation District has proposed creating a connection in Nebraska between the Platte River Basin and the Republican River Basin.  After entering northcentral Kansas, the Republican River feeds into Lovewell Reservoir and … Continue reading KANSAS | River Proposal Threatens Kansas Lakes, Rivers

KANSAS | Register Now For Youth Dove Hunt at Clinton Wildlife Area

PRATT, KS – The Jayhawk Chapter of the Quail and Upland Wildlife Federation (QUWF), in collaboration with the Kansas Department of Wildlife, Parks and Tourism (KDWPT), invite youth age 15 and younger to register for a dove hunt at the Clinton Wildlife Area.  The Sept. 1, 2018 opening-day hunt will begin at sunrise.  Parents are … Continue reading KANSAS | Register Now For Youth Dove Hunt at Clinton Wildlife Area

WICHITA, Kan. | Kansas’ most populous county fumbles 2nd major election

WICHITA, Kan. — Kansas’ most populous county left the rest of the state waiting nearly 13 hours until Wednesday morning for complete primary election results that proved to be pivotal in a high profile and close Republican race for governor — the second consecutive major election fumble by the affluent Kansas City-area county. “I’m embarrassed … Continue reading WICHITA, Kan. | Kansas’ most populous county fumbles 2nd major election

BOULDER, Colo. | Competitor dies in swim leg of Boulder Ironman triathlon

BOULDER, Colo.— An athlete died a day after he was pulled from the water during the Boulder Ironman 70.3 triathlon in Colorado. It was the third death in four years of Ironman competitions in Boulder. A witness, physician Donald Cain from Wisconsin, told the Daily Camera in Boulder that a man was pulled from the … Continue reading BOULDER, Colo. | Competitor dies in swim leg of Boulder Ironman triathlon

Republican River News: Kansas, Colorado reach agreement on Republican River water usage

DENVER, CO — Yesterday the Governors and Attorneys General of Kansas and Colorado announced that they reached a settlement of claims regarding Colorado’s past use of water under the Republican River Compact.  The Compact allocates the waters of the basins between the states of Colorado, Nebraska and Kansas. “This settlement is an investment in the … Continue reading Republican River News: Kansas, Colorado reach agreement on Republican River water usage

KANSAS | Tuttle Creek Youth-Handicap Assisted Deer Hunt Oct. 6-7

MANHATTAN, KS – If you’re a young hunter interested in learning how to hunt deer or if you are a hunter with a disability and need some assistance, read on.  Plans are underway for the 15th Annual Youth-Handicap Assisted Deer Hunt at Tuttle Creek Lake. Kansas youth age 11 through 16 and Kansas residents with … Continue reading KANSAS | Tuttle Creek Youth-Handicap Assisted Deer Hunt Oct. 6-7