An oak-hickory woodland behind the school becomes an outdoors classroom for students in Chatham, Illinois. Local conservation groups volunteer to lead 350 fourth-graders on nature walks the week of May 2-6, 2011.
Experts fear an oily death could greet loons, waterfowl and many other birds that spend part of the year in Minnesota and other northern reaches before migrating south to the oil-riddled Gulf of Mexico. STORY & COMMENTS
The attorneys for the Illinois State Rifle Association and the Illinois State Police walked into court Monday with an agreement stating the identities of 1.3 million FOID cardholders be exempt from the state’s Freedom of Information Act. STORY & COMMENTS