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Some residents want questions answered over dismantled levee

BARSTOW, Illinois – – Some residents of Barstow aren’t happy with the dismantling of a levee they say helps protect them from Rock River flooding. 412 more words


Birds of a Feather Flock Together to Illinois During Winter

ST. LOUIS (KMOX) – Some visitors to this area who won’t be concerned about the approaching ice storm are the Bald Eagles – who are making their annual pilgrimage here. 183 more words


Bobcat Hunting Opponents Seek Permits to Curb Illinois Cull

CHICAGO (AP) – Some people who want to reduce the number of bobcats killed in Illinois have applied for hunting permits in Illinois with no intention of using them. 130 more words


Make Reservations Now to Camp Out, Watch Solar Eclipse

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (KMOX) – Campsite reservations are now open for those hoping to camp out and watch the solar eclipse in southern Illinois next summer. 147 more words


Illinois steps up efforts to increase monarch butterfly population

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — Efforts are underway in Illinois to find a way to increase the monarch butterfly habitat in the state.

The Illinois Department of Natural Resources says it’s hosting an online survey this month and having a conservation meeting in Springfield in September. 107 more words


Free Youth Fishing Clinics In Illinois

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) – Young people and their families can learn how to fish at free clinics across Illinois this summer.

The Illinois Department of Natural Resources’ Urban Fishing Program is geared toward people age 16 and younger, but anyone is welcome to attend. 107 more words


Offer To Reopen Horseshoe Lake Park Thwarted

GRANITE CITY, Ill. (AP)- A utility company has rejected a local park district’s offer to cover the unpaid electric bills at a Metro-East state park that was recently closed under the ongoing budget impasse. 122 more words