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Jim Bolek shot this Schuyler County 7-pointer in November of 2008 during his first season of bowhunting. Writes Bolek, “The adrenaline and rush of letting the arrow fly was something I never experienced before. It is for sure, several minutes of my life, I’ll never forget. Of course my marriage and birth of my children can’t be replaced, but it was truly amazing. To be in my upper thirties, the only regret I have is not getting into bow hunting at an earlier age. But hopefully I have plenty of years ahead to make up for it.”
Check out this video shot in northeastern Peoria County by Rob Hilsabeck on Saturday, Nov. 17, during the first weekend of firearm deer hunting. Is this a dog? A wolf? A wolf-dog-coyote cross? What’s your opinion?
Last year, on the first day of spring, it was 82 degrees. This year, with spring just a few days old, we had a record snowstorm. The morning news was full of school closings. In rural areas, the snowplows couldn’t keep up. STORY & COMMENTS
The company is waiting to receive federal grant money and low-interest loans. The funding comes through the Illinois Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity and includes about $1.4 million in loans for the company and about $525,000 for city of Grafton infrastructure at the plant site. STORY & COMMENTS
when Jim Bethell of Woodhull shared a formula for removing skunk smell from clothes, equipment or the family dog, even the most experienced trapper took out a notebook and leaned closer to hear every word. STORY & COMMENTS