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Ben Romang saw this bald eagle as he was driving in Rochester. “I went home to grab my camera and returned to find this Bald Eagle perched on a branch. This was one of the few photos I could get, as it did not want me near it.”
With all the rain, we didn’t have many thunderstorms with flashing lightning and booming thunder. Those of us who love a good thunderstorm (and a safe observation point) were deprived of nature’s fireworks. There’s still time. Statistically speaking, much of Illinois thunderstorm activity comes in June. Almost always, one or two of those storms reach the severe category. STORY & COMMENTS
The Illinois Environmental Protection Agency is seeking legal action against a large Iroquois County hog farm that allegedly caused a large fish kill after discharging manure into local waterways. Officials have said more than 60,000 fish were killed. STORY & COMMENTS