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Fall!

I swear every time I think it’ll never come, it does! Its fall folks! Time for camping, hiking, and of course fly fishing! I know that for me at least, fall is my absolute favorite time of year. 275 more words

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Water Rates to Increase Next Year by 15 Percent, Aging Infrastructure Only Adds to the Cost

A water main saddle tap. Photo by fierceenergy.com.

Friday, October 3, 2014 || By Michael Romain 

Starting January 1, 2015, the City of Chicago will increase it’s water rate by 15 percent and its sewer rate will increase from 92 percent to 96 percent of what it charges for water. 606 more words

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Crete Lions Park formally opens

by Dennis Sullivan
editor@ewcnews.com
Oct. 2, 2014

The trees and recycled benches aren’t in yet, but Crete Lions Park formally opened Tuesday afternoon with dozens of adults dedicating the facility and a couple of kids who couldn’t wait to play. 235 more words

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Industry To Seek Changes In 'Fracking' Rules

CHICAGO (AP) – Supporters of high-volume oil and gas extraction said Wednesday that they’ll seek dozens of changes in proposed rules to govern the practice in Illinois that appear to violate a hard-won compromise between industry and environmentalists. 248 more words

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State Agency Issues Long-Awaited Fracking Rules

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — The Illinois Department of Natural Resources released a long-awaited plan Friday to regulate high-volume oil and gas drilling that supporters hope could bring an economic boost to southern Illinois but environmentalists fear may be too lenient. 550 more words

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Illinois Department of Natural Resources Issues Long-Awaited Fracking Rules

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) - The Illinois Department of Natural Resources released a long-awaited plan Friday to regulate high-volume oil and gas drilling that supporters hope could bring an economic boost to southern Illinois but environmentalists fear may be too lenient. 264 more words

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