Outdoors

Al Ward: Several big outdoors events worth note

One of the big events coming up is Ducks Unlimited 50th annual banquet and auction.

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Kansas Muzzleloading State Championship Shoot set for Sept. 16

The Kansas Muzzleloading State Championship Shoot will run from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sept. 16 at the First Santa Fe Trail... Read more

Invasive zebra mussels found in Tuttle Creek Reservoir near Manhattan

MANHATTAN — The Kansas Department of Wildlife, Parks and Tourism says invasive zebra mussels have been found in Tuttle Creek Reservoir.... Read more

Outdoor recreation having larger economic impact in Kentucky

FRANKFORT, Ky. — The Kentucky Department of Tourism says a national study found the economic impact of outdoor recreation in the state... Read more

Toxic algae blooms put lake near Lincoln, Neb., under health alert

LINCOLN, Neb. — State officials have issued a health alert for Pawnee Lake just west of Lincoln.

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How to look for chalk pyramids in Kansas

WICHITA — For nine months Matt Bain has wandered a seeming endless labyrinth of blonde-colored stone. He’s walked narrow rock ridges with... Read more

Idaho may offer hunters bounties for bad wolves, allow bait

BOISE, Idaho — The Idaho Department of Fish and Game has proposed putting bounties on problem wolves and allowing hunters to lure... Read more

South Carolina man creates ‘Uber of boating’

BEAUFORT, S.C. — The idea came to David Yates while he was pulling up his app to request an Uber.... Read more

Al Ward: Father’s Day fishing trips a great way to spend holiday

Jim Schmelzle and his son, Randy, have fished together many Father’s Day holidays. It’s a tradition.

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Topeka man possibly injured in car-deer crash on turnpike

A Topeka man was reported possibly injured after the car in which he was a passenger struck a deer on Interstate 70... Read more

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