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Matt Staser of Brimfield caught this baby sand shark during a family vacation to southern Delaware on July 20. “I told the kids we don’t know what we will catch, but we might catch a shark,” Staser said. “They were both excited about that but didn’t want me to catch a big one. So after fishing for a few hours and even having a group of dolphins come say ‘Hi,’ I finally got a fish on. It was the only thing we caught, but it’s what the kids wanted so it made the whole trip.”
The Balensiefen family joins a growing number of Bureau County residents who have encountered a black bear since it was first spotted near Sheffield last June. Is this Illinois' first wild bear in 42 years? STORY & COMMENTS