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Sienna Hadley, 7, enjoyed her first Youth Turkey Hunt in Sangamon County on April 7, 2012. She harvested this 21-pound bird with a 10 1/2 inch beard and 1 inch spurs, while hunting with her grandfather Gray Pierson.
“Fallin’ Skies” video star Jeffrey Foiles was sentenced Wednesday to serve 13 months in prison after his guilty plea was accepted in U.S. District Court — and after a lecture from another hunter, U.S. Magistrate Judge Byron Cudmore. STORY & COMMENTS
The red-breasted nuthatch normally spends most of its life north of Illinois, living in pine forests, far from people. But this year, a lack of food in their home range has pushed the nuthatch further south than usual. STORY & COMMENTS