This has nothing to do with Illinois, but it’s a fun video on a cold day. Take a ride down the Kentucky River on a shanty boat with the self-named Moron Brothers. Surely somebody in Illinois will want to do something similar.
While the overall number of hunters has dropped -- 11 percent from 1991 to 2006 -- the number of females who hunted with guns increased 72 percent between 2001 and 2005, according to national reports and surveys. STORY & COMMENTS
It may be hard to think of this week's deep freeze as anything but miserable, but there are silver linings: The extreme cold may help raise low water in the Great Lakes, protect shorelines and wetlands from erosion, kill insect pests and slow the migration of invasive species. STORY & COMMENTS
Toothy critters and crappie are biting across Illinois as we go full circle from spring through summer and now into the final fall bite. Speaking of final, this is our final weekly fishing report until next March. Between now and March we will still post updates though, so check back. And thanks for reading. STORY & COMMENTS
Michigan Attorney Bill Schuette said he had filed a petition with the nation’s highest court to review a ruling by the 7th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in Chicago, which refused to order the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to speed up a study. STORY & COMMENTS