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.
Officials confirm that commercial fishermen caught a silver carp and a bighead carp in the Mississippi River near Winona. Commercial fishermen netted the two invasive Asian carp last Thursday. STORY & COMMENTS
The Lutheran High School bass fishing team was first to the weigh-in last Friday at the conclusion of the Illinois High School Association bass fishing sectional tournament held at Lake Sangchris. Riverton was second and Edinburg took third. UPDATED with a list of all state finals qualifiers. STORY & COMMENTS