The Missouri Department of Conservation stocked Kearney's Jesse James Park lake with 800 trout on Wednesday, Jan. 15. Fishing in the park, located north of downtown off Missouri Highway 33, is allowed with a pole and line. While fishing in the park is free, city code states fishermen must ha…
Missouri State Parks has Land and Water Conservation Fund grants for outdoor recreation projects available to cities, counties, public school districts and public universities.
LIBERTY — About 15 residents whose houses are near or border Bennett Park are opposed to a proposed 1.5-acre dog park addition in the park, located at 1100 N. Clayview Drive.
I don’t know how many times I have sat down in these woods on my neighbor’s farm. Most of those times I have been here hunting deer or wild turkey. A time or two I have carried only my camera.
In a season full of traditions, cities in the Northland are maintaining a tradition of their own by once again offering free Christmas tree recycling.
SMITHVILLE — In its silver year, Eagle Days land for the 25th time from 9:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 4, and from 11 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 5, at Paradise Pointe Golf Complex, 18212 Golf Course Road.
KANSAS CITY NORTH — Katie Cordray loves the outdoors. Looking at her Facebook page, there are pictures of her climbing rocks and enjoying the great outdoors.
CLAY COUNTY — Nearly 150 people filled a maintenance facility with excitement at Smithville Lake around 4 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 23. They were all there to get out into the wild and seek a big buck.
Missouri State Parks offers gift cards so loved ones, friends and families can gift the love of the outdoors to others this holiday season. Cards can be used to pay for camping reservations and state park merchandise.
SMITHVILLE — On Friday, Nov. 15, Smithville Boy Scout Troop 412 camped outside First Christian Church, 201 N. Bridge St., to bring awareness to homelessness. The troop also collected nonperishable food items for the church’s weekly food pantry.
SMITHVILLE — The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers will celebrate its 30th year hosting a special deer hunt for disabled hunters Saturday and Sunday, Nov. 23 and 24, at Smithville Lake.
SMITHVILLE — Beginning in the spring of 2020, Smithville will construct a trail connecting the city’s downtown to Smithville Lake.
In time for the opening of firearms fall deer season this weekend, Missouri Department of Conservation is offering free, voluntary chronic wasting disease sampling and testing of deer harvested anywhere in Missouri throughout the season at MDC regional offices during regular business hours a…
The Northland has seen its first snow and the forecast calls for future combinations of snow, rain and colder temperatures in coming days and weeks.
LIBERTY — During Fall Clean-up Week, Monday to Friday, Oct. 21 to 25, Liberty residents can get rid of excess trash, furniture, minor maintenance materials and carpet.
The Missouri Department of Transportation's Kansas City District has concluded its 2019 Snow Academy. The academy is to help prepare maintenance workers and supplemental support forces for upcoming winter operations.
Missouri State Highway Patrol reminds drivers that deer are more active and create hazards for Missouri motorists this time of year. Drivers should remember that attempting to avoid striking a deer can result in a more serious crash involving oncoming traffic, a MSHP release states.
SMITHVILLE — People refused to let rain dampen festivities during Smithville’s Octoberfest Friday and Saturday, Oct. 4 and 5. The event marked its return after a seven-year hiatus.
SMITHVILLE — A record number of anglers came out to participate in the Smithville Bassmasters eighth annual Daniel Palmer Memorial Classic Open Buddy Bass Tournament at Smithville Lake.
SMITHVILLE — Named after Julia Bargman, former assistant cross country coach for Smithville High School, middle school track coach and a counselor to students, this annual 5K and 1-mile walk raises funds for those suffering breast cancer in addition to providing scholarships for Smithville s…