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Height of Illinois Levees Concerning to Some in Missouri

ST. LOUIS (AP) – State versus state battle lines are being drawn across the Mississippi River, with a top Missouri official urging Illinois regulators to back away from a plan allowing higher levees that could push more floodwater to the Missouri side of the river. 749 more words


Mutilated Rabbits Found In Lincoln Square Neighborhood

CHICAGO (CBS) —┬áThe Illinois Department of Natural Resources says someone has been disfiguring rabbits in the Lincoln Square neighborhood.

Call it disfiguring, mutilation — somebody has attached items such as key fobs to the ears of at least two wild rabbits in Lincoln Square, says Edward Cross, spokesman for the Illinois Department of Natural Resources. 124 more words


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