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Whiskey-Filled Map Pigs

No, you read that right.

No, I’m not referring to some bunch of drunk chauvinistic cartographers.

What I am referring to is a wonderful piece of Illinois art, a piece produced by a pottery in Anna, Illinois. 310 more words

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La Belle Fontaine

It must have been like an oasis in the desert.

To travelers along the old Kaskaskia-Cahokia Trail, its cool and bountiful waters were surely a sight for sore eyes and parched throats. 352 more words

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Ruins of Paranoia

To those who lived through it, it remains part of their consciousness and experience.  To those who didn’t, it might as well be Ancient Athens or the Renaissance.   361 more words

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Staffs of Life and Death

At first glance, this Farm Security Administration photograph from 1939 might not look like much.  It shows a steam shovel, a slag heap, and some forlorn-looking corn stalks. 320 more words

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Toni Green at Southern Illinois Elite Camp

Toni Green (2019- Bartlett) participated in the Southern Illinois Elite Camp. Toni has been keeping busy this June also participating in the University of Memphis team camp and Jr. 22 more words

CRUSHERS: Quintana Strong In 5-1 Victory

AVON, OH (TM216) — Strong pitching from Adam Quintana (3-2) leads Lake Erie to a 5-1 victory of the Southern Illinois Miners.

For six innings Lake Erie had the Miners offense exactly where they wanted it, zeroes in the scoreboard. 269 more words


First Century of the Year

Luke, Ryan and I rode what would be my first century of the year yesterday and as you might expect I have a few points to make.   713 more words

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