Kansas

KANSAS | Grab, Gig or Dip For Bullfrogs Starting July 1

PRATT, KS – A summer in Kansas isn’t complete without getting your feet a little wet – while frogging, that is.  Yep, there’s a season on bullfrogs in Kansas and come July 1-October 31, farm ponds, puddles, shallow creeks and marshes will be teeming with the sounds of splashing and bullfrogs croaking. Once you’ve purchased … Continue reading KANSAS | Grab, Gig or Dip For Bullfrogs Starting July 1

KANSAS | Apply Online For Elk And Either-species Deer Permits Through July 13

PRATT, KS – The application deadline for limited elk and either-species deer firearm permits is July 13, 2018.  Kansas residents may apply online at ksoutdoors.com for one of 12 Either-species Elk permits and 15 Antlerless-only Elk permits allocated for Unit 2a (Ft. Riley).  And resident hunters who want to hunt mule deer with a firearm … Continue reading KANSAS | Apply Online For Elk And Either-species Deer Permits Through July 13

TOPEKA, Kan. | APNewsBreak: Kobach sought pardon for VP of corporate donor

TOPEKA, Kan. — Kansas Secretary of State Kris Kobach unsuccessfully sought a governor’s pardon for a corporate campaign donor’s vice president whose crime, police said, involved threatening a cab driver by putting a gun to his head. Kobach, a Republican and leading candidate for Kansas governor, approached then-GOP Gov. Sam Brownback’s chief counsel about clemency … Continue reading TOPEKA, Kan. | APNewsBreak: Kobach sought pardon for VP of corporate donor

Kansas News: Attorney General Derek Schmidt – Settlements reached with Eddie Tipton, Amy Demoney, Christopher McCoulskey for presenting false claims to the Kansas Lottery

TOPEKA, KS – Settlements have been reached with two individuals accused of submitting false or fraudulent claims for payment to the Kansas Lottery in the form of rigged, winning lottery tickets, Kansas Attorney General Derek Schmidt said today. Last year, Schmidt filed suit against three individuals accused of making false claims. The defendants are Eddie … Continue reading Kansas News: Attorney General Derek Schmidt – Settlements reached with Eddie Tipton, Amy Demoney, Christopher McCoulskey for presenting false claims to the Kansas Lottery

Kansas News: Kansas Attorney General Derek Schmidt statements on shootings of law enforcement officers, Theresa King, Patrick Rohrer

TOPEKA, KS – Kansas Attorney General Derek Schmidt issued the following statement on the shootings Friday of two Wyandotte County Sheriff’s Office deputies: “Today’s terrible events in Kansas City bitterly remind us once again of the dangers and sacrifices faced every day by law enforcement officers throughout our state and nation.  The prayers of all … Continue reading Kansas News: Kansas Attorney General Derek Schmidt statements on shootings of law enforcement officers, Theresa King, Patrick Rohrer

Kansas News: Robert Willard Colson convicted of murder in death of Matthew Miles Schoshke

Ottawa County jury found Robert Willard Colson guilty of first degree murder of Matthew Miles Schoshke MINNEAPOLIS, KS – A Maine man who was arrested in California has been convicted of first degree murder and related crimes in Kansas, Attorney General Derek Schmidt said. An Ottawa County jury Friday found Robert Willard Colson, 35, of … Continue reading Kansas News: Robert Willard Colson convicted of murder in death of Matthew Miles Schoshke

Kansas Handfishing Season Requires Grit and Vigor

PRATT, KS – There’s a reason you don’t see anglers lining up by the masses on opening day of handfishing season: it’s not for everyone. Blindly reaching into a dark crevice or undercut bank bare-handed, with the intent of luring out a formidable flathead is considered “fun” only by those with enough grit to accept … Continue reading Kansas Handfishing Season Requires Grit and Vigor

KANSAS | Zero Hunting-related Fatalities Reported For 2017 Season

PRATT, KS – Kansas Department of Wildlife, Parks and Tourism statewide Hunter Education Program coordinator Kent Barrett reports that 11 hunting-related incidents, and two treestand incidents, were reported in Kansas during the 2017 seasons, none of which were fatal. Kansas Hunter Education staff attribute the consistently low numbers in recent years to the efforts of … Continue reading KANSAS | Zero Hunting-related Fatalities Reported For 2017 Season