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Picture of the Day archive
Nicole Wilson saw this screech owl the morning of July 6 standing in the middle of Primrose Road in Annapolis, Maryland. She got out of my car and walked up to the owl; it did not move while she took several pictures. She eventually drove around the owl and to work.
State park directors say Illinois' park system is suffering from years of budget cuts. Parks have lost staff and cut back hours of operation. And maintenance is sometimes kept to a minimum. STORY & COMMENTS
Two hundred thirty-one schools will compete at 19 sectional tournaments statewide for the right to compete in the state finals May 4-5 at Carlyle Lake. Click inside for a video from last year's sectional at Sangchris Lake. STORY & COMMENTS