Remember all that rain in spring and early summer? It will have an effect on the dove season, which opens Tuesday in Missouri and Kansas. It kept managers at some wildlife areas from planting the crops that attract the birds.
The Kansas Department of Wildlife, Parks and Tourism Commission is expected to vote on the proposed price increases at its next meeting, Oct. 22. Representatives with the agency say the price hikes are needed to provide revenue to continue many popular programs.
Our special football preview this year explores the combination of strategy and superstars. Check out some of the stories here and pick up a printed copy of The Kansas City Star on Sunday, Aug. 30, for the whole package.
Want a glimpse at what the Missouri deer season will look like in the future? Wildlife biologists with the Missouri Department of Conservation outlined changes Wednesday that will reduce season length, cut limits and add one new weapon to the hunters’ arsenal for the 2016-17 season.
Members of the public will have more opportunities to hunt and fish in privately owned farms, ranches and forests through projects funded by the U.S. Department of Agriculture. Kansas and Missouri are among 15 states that will receive $20 million worth of federal grants to encourage landowners to open their property voluntarily to wildlife-related recreation.
Ha Ha Tonka State Park is a palace for visitors desiring a look at history, nature at Lake of the Ozarks. One of the highlights of the park is a long boardwalk trail that includes more than 300 steps from the bluff to Ha Ha Tonka Spring, the 12th largest in Missouri.
Former Royals great George Brett and current Royals pitcher Luke Hochevar will sign autographs from 1 p.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturday when Cabela’s holds its Waterfowl Classic at its Kansas City, Kan. store.
In a typical week, Dallas personal trainer and Pilates instructor Shelley Estes spends close to 40 hours working with private clients. She also teaches Pilates to dance majors at Southern Methodist University and is an instructor for Pilates teacher training programs.
It's a towel. No, it's a sarong. No, it's a blanket. Actually, it's all three in the form of Discovery Trekking Extreme Ultralite Towel. But here's a pressing question: Is it necessary for travel, especially if you'll be staying in hotels, where towels are plentiful and not the great outdoors? The manufacturer makes its case by pointing out that this lightweight towel is quick-drying, so you can wear it as a swimsuit cover at the poolside bar, and it takes up little space in a bag. Oh, and "Thanks to high-tech silver treatment, this towel discourages the bacteria that cause odors."
I've written about this previously, and will again, because it's important, sometimes even life-saving information. Yet too many people - including athletes - don't pay enough attention to it. I'm speaking, of course, about dehydration.
So you've learned what bike is best for you. Now the question is how to go about buying it. Don't worry, it's nowhere near as stressful as the experience you have at car dealerships. But there are still a few tips to know.