Zac Wilson takes his 13-year-old son, Cody, on his first shotgun deer hunt and records Cody's first deer kill. They were hunting on private land in Richland County, the first day of the November shotgun deer season.
Aldermen discussed a plan this week to block possible insect contamination by banning outside firewood from Spring Lake Park. City Forester Tim Howe said the emerald ash borer, which has destroyed 26 million ash trees since its discovery in this country in 1982, lays its eggs in firewood. STORY & COMMENTS
The second Illinois firearm deer season runs Thursday through Sunday and officials hope for a repeat of the first season when there were no firearm-related hunting accidents reported. The only accidents reported after first season involved tree stands, including one in Shelby County in which the hunter died. STORY & COMMENTS