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.
The 2013 Sugar Grove Nature Center & HOOAH Deer Hunt for Heroes ended with an emotional send-off Sunday night for six wounded veterans who came to Illinois to hunt, relax and take a break from the hard work of recovery. STORY & COMMENTS
Spring is the Lincoln Memorial Garden and Nature Center’s signature time when the redbuds, dogwoods and hawthorns lining the trails flower in a spectacular display, pronouncing winter’s end and a beginning to the new growing season. Jim Matheis, who has spent more than 20 years as executive director of the Garden, will take advantage of that time of transition to step down from his post in May. STORY & COMMENTS
An early test of 2012 farmland prices could come with an auction Jan. 16 of nearly 1,700 acres of farm and recreational land about 40 miles north of Springfield. Farmland prices set another record in 2011 at an average of $5,800 an acre in Illinois STORY & COMMENTS