Duck hunting is better when there’s a dog around. See Woody perform during a hunt at Rice Lake’s Blind 26 with his master Todd Staley of Morton, Aaron Sapinski of Kickapoo, Nate Herman of Peoria and Jeff Lampe.
All of us have room for one more good memory. We should never pass on the opportunity to create one. If you want to give your dad something really special, ask him what he wants to do, and then go do it with him. STORY & COMMENTS
Two hundred years ago, famed bird artist John James Audubon walked across Illinois for the first time — a 150-mile trip that only took a few days. To commemorate Audubon’s contributions to conservation and bird appreciation, Peoria storyteller and educator Brian “Fox” Ellis is recreating Aubudon’s journey. STORY & COMMENTS
Melinda Kitchens, 47, started Aug. 16 as Rock Cut State Park's site superintendent. She takes over for Dan Riggs, who held the job since 1999 before retiring this summer amid pension concerns. STORY & COMMENTS