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Zack Monroe shared this picture of his son Scott, age 11, of Tremont posing with his first turkey. Scott killed the bird April 2, 2011, during the youth hunt. He hunted 5 hours the first day without seeing anything. But on Sunday this turkey came in with several hens and at 7:20am Scott fired one shot and had this 15-pound jake.
The drought that's dried out much of the Midwest is now fueling an outbreak of a disease often fatal to deer in Illinois, Indiana, Iowa and Missouri, the Illinois Department of Natural Resources said Thursday. STORY & COMMENTS
Celebratory fireworks likely sent thousands of discombobulated blackbirds into such a tizzy that they crashed into homes, cars and each other before plummeting to their deaths in central Arkansas, scientists say. Still, officials acknowledge it's unlikely they'll ever pinpoint a cause with certainty. STORY & COMMENTS