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“The swans have been around about a week—there are about 60 plus in the group,” writes Judy Hurdle of the trumpeter swans spotted in Mason County. “They always stay by themselves and aren’t with the larger numbers of geese-snows and blues.”
Money needs from the management of a cash-strapped cemetery are likely to clash next month against support from environmentalists to preserve a patch of land at Springdale Cemetery. The debate centers on what to do with Springdale Cemetery's savanna, an approximately 6-acre area of prairie flowers and grasses. STORY & COMMENTS
Crappy weather has turned to crappie weather, particularly in central Illinois and northern Illinois where minnows are leaving bait shops in huge quantities. Some warmer, more stable weather should also get bass going better with numerous reports of big bass coming from central and southern Illinois. STORY & COMMENTS