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Gary Jacobs caught this beautiful 21-inch smallie on the same trip with Pete Korobey, in a photo featured here June 1, at Dale Hollow Lake in April of this year. The guys said the lake is clear with very few buildings and a lot of wildlife to see.
Here’s some footage of a white buck taken last winter by Jacqueline J. Agee in Chicago Heights on Chicago Heights/Glenwood Road down the street from the Glenwood School For Boys. Sun-Times writer Dale Bowman is trying to gather more information on white deer in that area.
Two men face misdemeanor charges in Jo Daviess County for allegedly shooting gray wolves, which are protected as a “threatened species” under state law, said County State’s Attorney Terry Kurt. STORY & COMMENTS
As America's financial clock ticks toward forced spending cuts to countless government agencies, The Associated Press has obtained a National Park Service memo that compiles a list of potential effects at the nation's most beautiful and historic places just as spring vacation season begins. STORY & COMMENTS
Efforts to use some dedicated funds to pay bills could land the state of Illinois in trouble — again. The Illinois House recently passed legislation authorizing $221 million to be taken from a long list of state funds. But some federal funds within the DNR come with specific restrictions on their use. STORY & COMMENTS