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Guns and Drugs Do No Good... and Chicago Can Do Without Them.

Look, folks, the ATF and FBI and Chicago Police and First Responders can’t do all the work of prevention… so it is time for citizens to step up, speak up, and speak out, and do so every day, with as much force as it takes to counter what has been going on ever since the weather started to warm up around here. 1,170 more words


Midwest Adventure: Caves and the great Mississippi - Part II

After a long day of hiking along the Mississippi, Kyle and I decided to depart from Savanna and venture south to Davenport, IA.  I had heard wonderful things about Davenport from friends and I wanted to check it out for myself.   384 more words


Sterling home invasion suspect surrenders

A man wanted in connection with a home invasion in Sterling, Illinois has turned himself in to police.

A spokesman for Sterling Police said a… 145 more words


How we spent EARTH DAY! (Illinois)

It’s Earth Day!!!! It’s Earth Day!!!!!!

Can’t think of any better holiday to celebrate the beauty of our surroundings!  How tickled we are to be able to be out in the middle of it, day by day! 248 more words


Jim Croce, Keeping it Real

While taking care of some insurance matters and other non-fun stuff this afternoon, I’ve had my old school iPod docked and shuffling. Some of the songs come and go without me taking much notice, but others catch my attention. 255 more words

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