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Richard LaHood of Morton bagged this whitetail in Knox County on Dec. 3, 2010, with a Smith & Wesson 460 XVR handgun. The deer has 19 points. “We call him ‘Bruiser Buck,’ due to his broken antler and scars that would make Rocky Balboa proud,” LaHood said.
The Illinois Department of Natural Resources is considering a proposal to add the Rice Lake walk-ins, the Double T Goose Management Area and the Duck Ranch as state sites offering daily hunting permits. STORY & COMMENTS
There were no red carpets on the early Illinois prairie, of that we can be sure.Whether or not “Lincoln” wins an Academy Award tonight, the film by Steven Speilberg has focused new attention on the life and times of Illinois’ favorite son. In Abraham Lincoln’s time, Illinois was wilderness being transformed into civilization. STORY & COMMENTS