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In a July 29, 2011 photo, Pee Wee, a Barbary falcon, gets to eat after chasing away some starlings at Sakuma Brothers Farms’ blueberry field in Burlington, Wash. Pee Wee is trained to dive-bomb clusters of starlings that like to dine on the newly ripened berries. (AP Photo/Skagit Valley Herald, Scott Terrell)
With its woodlands, wetlands, prairies and location adjacent to the Pecatonica River, the Torstenson Center is a hunting, fishing and birding paradise. But don’t get in a big rush, because here, the kids come first. STORY & COMMENTS
At a brief hearing Tuesday, the Illinois State Rifle Association, the Illinois State Police and The Associated Press agreed to a delay of the review of the restraining order until April 14. STORY & COMMENTS
The Rend Lake fishing report has been pretty stable for the last three weeks or so. Fishing remains excellent for crappie and catfish. Largemouth bass, bluegill and white bass are rated good. STORY & COMMENTS