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41.01233 -90.13952
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37.22027 -88.57347
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38.52428 -89.81629
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40.81535 -88.58227
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38.26604 -89.96082
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A spotty opener for perch in Illinois, steelhead coming in in Indiana, ongoing salmon and trout on Lake Michi…  Chicago Sun-TimesSteelhead coming in around Michigan City, salmon/trout going on Lake Michigan, a spotty perch opener in Illinois and summer inland fishing around Chicago ... A spotty opener for perch in Illinois, steelhead coming in in Indiana, ongoing salmon and trout on Lake Michi… - Chicago Sun-Times 18 Jun 19, 02:06:00
Sprawling raw-file Midwest Fishing Report on Chicago fishing includes perch reopening on Lake Michigan, Illin…  Chicago Sun-TimesThe perch opener in Illinois, Illinois' frog opener, good flatheads and bluegill are in this sprawling raw-file Midwest Fishing Report on Chicago fishing. Sprawling raw-file Midwest Fishing Report on Chicago fishing includes perch reopening on Lake Michigan, Illin… - Chicago Sun-Times 11 Jun 19, 02:06:00
2019 Illinois Spring Trout Fishing Season opens April 6  khqa.comThe 2019 Illinois Spring Trout Fishing Season opens on Saturday, April 6 at 58 ponds, lakes and streams throughout the state, with four new sites added for this ... 2019 Illinois Spring Trout Fishing Season opens April 6 - khqa.com 23 Mar 19, 02:03:00
Ralph 'Bill' Anson  Bureau County RepublicanPRINCETON — Ralph William “Bill” Anson of Princeton left this earth on Wednesday, July 31, 2019, at Liberty Village in Princeton, surrounded by his loving ... Ralph 'Bill' Anson - Bureau County Republican 01 Aug 19, 02:08:00
Belk Park in Wood River among sites for Illinois spring trout fishing  Alton TelegraphSPRINGFIELD — The 2019 Illinois Spring Trout Fishing Season opens on Saturday, April 6 at 58 pond, lakes and streams throughout the state, with Belk Lake in ... Belk Park in Wood River among sites for Illinois spring trout fishing - Alton Telegraph 21 Mar 19, 02:03:00
A year-roundlook at fishing hotspots  RiverBender.comWhen it comes to fishing, Illinois sportsmen have the good fortune to enjoy quality year-round angling opportunities. You can just about bet your favorite. A year-roundlook at fishing hotspots - RiverBender.com 02 Jan 19, 02:01:00
Crappie, Ovid, coho, Wisconsin opener: Chicago fishing, Midwest Fishing Report  Chicago Sun-TimesLakefront coho & inland crappie around Chicago fishing, the Wisconsin opener & a visit with Ovid are in the sprawling raw-file Midwest Fishing Report. Crappie, Ovid, coho, Wisconsin opener: Chicago fishing, Midwest Fishing Report - Chicago Sun-Times 08 May 19, 02:05:00
Hot times ahead for bass anglers  RiverBender.comWith normal weather conditions, we'll soon see the beginning of the spring fishing season.During the early weeks of the March, the final remnants. Hot times ahead for bass anglers - RiverBender.com 03 Feb 19, 02:02:00
2019 Illinois spring trout season opens April 6 | Local News  Shelbyville Daily UnionSPRINGFIELD, IL – The 2019 Illinois Spring Trout Fishing Season opens on Saturday, April 6 at 58 ponds, lakes and streams throughout the state, with four new ... 2019 Illinois spring trout season opens April 6 | Local News - Shelbyville Daily Union 14 Mar 19, 02:03:00
Trout fishing season opens April 6  MyWebTimes.comThe 2019 Illinois spring trout fishing season opens at 5 a.m. Saturday, April 6, at 58 ponds, lakes and streams throughout the state. Two La Salle County sites ... Trout fishing season opens April 6 - MyWebTimes.com 11 Mar 19, 02:03:00
Sarley: Everything you need to know with trout season here  Northwest HeraldThe weather finally is heading to where it ought to be this time of year. People who have been house-bound for the past months are dying to get outside and ... Sarley: Everything you need to know with trout season here - Northwest Herald 04 Apr 19, 02:04:00
Coho, trout, crappie, winter yoyoing: Chicago fishing, Midwest Fishing Report  Chicago Sun-TimesEven with winter/spring yoyoing, coho, crappie and even bass are going around Chicago fishing for this sprawling raw-file Midwest Fishing Report. Coho, trout, crappie, winter yoyoing: Chicago fishing, Midwest Fishing Report - Chicago Sun-Times 16 Apr 19, 02:04:00
Fall change, fall feeding frenzy, kings: Chicago fishing, Midwest Fishing Report  Chicago Sun-TimesC-and-R fly-fishing for trout opens Saturday, listing of coming fishing closures and fall changes lead this sprawling raw-file Midwest Fishing Report. Fall change, fall feeding frenzy, kings: Chicago fishing, Midwest Fishing Report - Chicago Sun-Times 02 Oct 18, 02:10:00
Signs of Chicago fishing, lilacs blooming to full moon: Midwest Fishing Report  Chicago Sun-TimesGood signs of Chicago fishing come, from lilacs bursting into bloom to full moon coming Saturday, for this sprawling raw-file Midwest Fishing Report. Signs of Chicago fishing, lilacs blooming to full moon: Midwest Fishing Report - Chicago Sun-Times 14 May 19, 02:05:00
Grab your poles! DNR will pay you $100 per black carp  WSBT-TVInvasive black carp are getting close to Indiana waters, and you could get $100 by catching one. Black carp feed on mollusks and pose a serious threat to our ... Grab your poles! DNR will pay you $100 per black carp - WSBT-TV 08 Jul 19, 02:07:00
Forest Preserves of Cook Co. Preps for Trout Fishing Season  Patch.comForest Preserves of Cook Co. Preps for FIshing - Park Ridge, IL - More than 4000 pounds of fish will be added to trout fishing lakes. Forest Preserves of Cook Co. Preps for Trout Fishing Season - Patch.com 13 Mar 19, 02:03:00
Illinois fall trout fishing season set to open  Danville Commercial NewsThe 2018 Illinois Fall Trout Fishing Season opens on Saturday, Oct. 20 at 57 ponds, lakes, and streams throughout the state. Illinois fall trout fishing season set to open - Danville Commercial News 15 Sep 18, 02:09:00
Spring trout season is right around the corner  Danville Commercial NewsThe 2019 Illinois Spring Trout Fishing Season opens on Saturday, April 6 at 58 ponds, lakes and streams throughout the state, with four new sites added for this ... Spring trout season is right around the corner - Danville Commercial News 16 Mar 19, 02:03:00
Trout season opens Oct. 20  MyWebTimes.comThe 2018 Illinois Fall Trout Fishing Season opens on Saturday, Oct. 20, at 57 ponds, lakes, and streams throughout the state. Trout season opens Oct. 20 - MyWebTimes.com 06 Sep 18, 02:09:00
Tired of winter, try fishing hotwater lakes  RiverBender.comThere is one thing virtually every area angler believes - the Illinois winter is way too long. The wait for warm weather and the fishing season seems t. Tired of winter, try fishing hotwater lakes - RiverBender.com 05 Dec 18, 02:12:00
Outdoors: High waters keep people from fishing  Galesburg Register-MailThe lawn mowers are getting a workout this year. Rains have kept everyone guessing when to get out and mow the yard. We finally had a little break in the ... Outdoors: High waters keep people from fishing - Galesburg Register-Mail 06 Jul 19, 02:07:00
The magic of a variable summer in Chicago fishing: Midwest Fishing Report  Chicago Sun-TimesWe settle, in an unsettled way with way too much in northerly winds, into summer patterns for this sprawling raw-file Midwest Fishing Report. The magic of a variable summer in Chicago fishing: Midwest Fishing Report - Chicago Sun-Times 24 Jul 18, 02:07:00
Cook County just dumped 7,500 pounds of rainbow trout into area lakes. Within a few weeks, most will be gone.  Chicago TribuneAs fish farmers dumped 7,500 pounds of rainbow trout into select Cook County Forest Preserve District fishing holes this week, a district official explained why ... Cook County just dumped 7,500 pounds of rainbow trout into area lakes. Within a few weeks, most will be gone. - Chicago Tribune 20 Oct 18, 02:10:00
Illinois Fall Trout Season Opens Oct. 20  The Herald-NewsThe 2018 Illinois Fall Trout Fishing Season opens on Saturday, Oct. 20 at 57 ponds, lakes, and streams throughout the state. Will County sites are at Lake Strini ... Illinois Fall Trout Season Opens Oct. 20 - The Herald-News 14 Sep 18, 02:09:00
Illinois governor OKs 1st steps on blocking Asian carp  WITI FOX 6 MilwaukeeTRAVERSE CITY, Mich. — The governor of Illinois is authorizing steps toward the installation of technologies in a Chicago-area waterway to prevent Asian carp ... Illinois governor OKs 1st steps on blocking Asian carp - WITI FOX 6 Milwaukee 29 Apr 19, 02:04:00
Edwardsville park joins list of trout fishing sites  AdVantageNEWS.comAn Edwardsville park is among the new sites for the 2018 Illinois Fall Trout Fishing Season, which opens on Saturday, Oct. 20, at 57 ponds, lakes, and streams ... Edwardsville park joins list of trout fishing sites - AdVantageNEWS.com 10 Sep 18, 02:09:00
Winter's arrival builds ice: Chicago fishing, Midwest Fishing Report  Chicago Sun-TimesWinter's arrival switches an odd winter; ice fishing around Chicago is much in the picture for this sprawling raw-file Midwest Fishing Report. Winter's arrival builds ice: Chicago fishing, Midwest Fishing Report - Chicago Sun-Times 16 Jan 19, 02:01:00
Perch variable, ice returning, maybe? Chicago fishing, Midwest Fishing Report  Chicago Sun-TimesIce fishing will return in spots & the rivers have a more consistent perch bite in Chicago fishing for this sprawling raw-file Midwest Fishing Report. Perch variable, ice returning, maybe? Chicago fishing, Midwest Fishing Report - Chicago Sun-Times 08 Jan 19, 02:01:00
Mineral Springs Park Lagoon is local fishing hole for fall trout season  Pekin Daily TimesPEKIN Mineral Springs Park Lagoon is local fishing hole for fall trout season Dawn and dusk are traditionally considered the best times of day for fishing, ... Mineral Springs Park Lagoon is local fishing hole for fall trout season - Pekin Daily Times 10 Oct 18, 02:10:00
Luciano: Boomtown? Asian carp plant could be coming to Havana  Peoria Journal StarHAVANA — With Maine poised to open up a massive demand for Asian carp, a former Illinois Statehouse staffer wants to put a plant in Havana to buy, freeze ... Luciano: Boomtown? Asian carp plant could be coming to Havana - Peoria Journal Star 30 May 19, 02:05:00
ILLINOIS DEPARTMENT OF NATURAL RESOURCES: Illinois DNR Newsbits - March 2019  Prairie State WireIllinois Department of Natural Resources issued the following announcement on March 4. Spring Turkey Applications: 2019 Illinois Spring Wild Turkey Season ... ILLINOIS DEPARTMENT OF NATURAL RESOURCES: Illinois DNR Newsbits - March 2019 - Prairie State Wire 04 Mar 19, 02:03:00
Even with intense heat, dedicated anglers enjoying fishing success at Illinois lakes  RiverBender.comAnglers planning holiday fishing trips to any of Illinois' three big Corps of Engineer reservoirs are likely to find some of the finest action of the year.Report. Even with intense heat, dedicated anglers enjoying fishing success at Illinois lakes - RiverBender.com 06 Jul 18, 02:07:00
Morris Community YMCA treats kids to summer fishing fun  morrisherald-news.comDozens of kids spent the week traveling to local private lakes to cast their lines and see if the fish would take the bait. Ken Iverson, Sports Manager at the Morris ... Morris Community YMCA treats kids to summer fishing fun - morrisherald-news.com 19 Jun 19, 02:06:00
Illinois Department of Transportation wants to know more about ‘Def Leppard Lagoon'  KTVI Fox 2 St. LouisPEOTONE TOWNSHIP, Ill. - The Illinois Department of Transportation is asking their Facebook fans to verify the name of a lagoon located in northern Illinois. Illinois Department of Transportation wants to know more about ‘Def Leppard Lagoon' - KTVI Fox 2 St. Louis 15 Jul 19, 02:07:00
Mineral Springs Park Lagoon in Pekin stocked with rainbow trout for fall fishing season  Peoria Journal StarPEKIN — The 2018 Illinois fall trout fishing season will officially begin at 5 a.m. Oct. 20.Mineral Springs Park Lagoon is one of 57 ponds, lakes and streams ... Mineral Springs Park Lagoon in Pekin stocked with rainbow trout for fall fishing season - Peoria Journal Star 11 Oct 18, 02:10:00
Outdoors: McKendree a destination for Southern Illinois anglers  The SouthernJon Rinderer has built collegiate bass fishing powerhouse at tiny McKendree University in Lebanon. Outdoors: McKendree a destination for Southern Illinois anglers - The Southern 20 Jan 19, 02:01:00
Cook County fall trout fishing season opens Oct. 20 Oct 16, 2018 9:42 AM  Chicago Daily HeraldThe fall inland trout fishing season opens Saturday, Oct. 20, at six Forest Preserves of Cook County locations, including Busse Reservoir-North Pool (Elk Grove ... Cook County fall trout fishing season opens Oct. 20 Oct 16, 2018 9:42 AM - Chicago Daily Herald 16 Oct 18, 02:10:00
Sarley: A perfect day of fishing with some American heroes  Northwest HeraldThe morning of June 6 was perfect for spending a day on the water. The sky was pretty clear. There was only a touch of breeze happening. The temps were ... Sarley: A perfect day of fishing with some American heroes - Northwest Herald 20 Jun 19, 02:06:00
Crappie, iffy ice, so-so perch, holiday: Chicago fishing, Midwest Fishing Report  Chicago Sun-TimesCrappie fishing Downstate, some ice fishing north and improving perch lead this holiday edition of the sprawling raw-file Midwest Fishing Report. Crappie, iffy ice, so-so perch, holiday: Chicago fishing, Midwest Fishing Report - Chicago Sun-Times 18 Dec 18, 02:12:00
Corps Lakes offering hot fishing action  RiverBender.comAnglers planning fishing trips to any of Illinois' three big Corps of Engineer reservoirs are likely to find some superb fishing action. Reports from these lakes ... Corps Lakes offering hot fishing action - RiverBender.com 25 Jun 18, 02:06:00
Body recovered from Lake Springfield  FOX Illinois_____Update_____The Sangamon County Coroner pronounced 78-year-old Doris Huang dead Saturday afternoon at Lake Springfield on Wildlife Road. Body recovered from Lake Springfield - FOX Illinois 29 Jun 19, 02:06:00
How to turn your Christmas tree into fish habitat  The SouthernTo Southern Illinois anglers, Christmas trees are the gift that keep giving. How to turn your Christmas tree into fish habitat - The Southern 14 Jan 19, 02:01:00
Illinois' first capital is an island that's home to just 18 people. Recent flooding has made it even more isol  Chicago TribuneSurrounded by floodwaters, the tiny Mississippi River town of Kaskaskia, the first capital of Illinois, struggles to stay afloat. Illinois' first capital is an island that's home to just 18 people. Recent flooding has made it even more isol - Chicago Tribune 03 Jul 19, 02:07:00
Back to nature: Celebrating National Campfire Day in Central Illinois  Bloomington PantagraphAugust 3, 2019 is National Campfire Day! We've come up with a list of campgrounds in Central Illinois for you to get your nature fix in celebration. Back to nature: Celebrating National Campfire Day in Central Illinois - Bloomington Pantagraph 03 Aug 19, 02:08:00
Winter is top time for fishing at Rend Lake  RiverBender.comFishing usually falls off sharply at most locations as winter shows its ugly and cold face. However, it seems to be just the opposite at southern Illinois' Rend Lake. Winter is top time for fishing at Rend Lake - RiverBender.com 11 Dec 17, 02:12:00
Know Your Forest Preserves: Four Lakes Forest Preserve - Opinion  Rockford Register StarFour Lakes Forest Preserve. 10207 Fish Hatchery Road, Pecatonica, IL 61063. Four Lakes is 186.1 acres containing four small, man-made lakes. This is the ... Know Your Forest Preserves: Four Lakes Forest Preserve - Opinion - Rockford Register Star 30 May 19, 02:05:00
Below the Waterline: No easy job changing horsepower restrictions on Illinois lakes  Bloomington PantagraphA week doesn't go by without someone messaging, calling or talking to me about the confusion over all the different horsepower requirements on the lakes in ... Below the Waterline: No easy job changing horsepower restrictions on Illinois lakes - Bloomington Pantagraph 09 Jan 19, 02:01:00
Photos: Severe weather generates record-setting December tornado outbreak for Illinois  AccuWeather.comA series of tornadoes stirred up damage from the Plains to southeast Georgia over the weekend. A swarm of tornadoes rocked central Illinois on Saturday, ... Photos: Severe weather generates record-setting December tornado outbreak for Illinois - AccuWeather.com 05 Dec 18, 02:12:00
Fun things to do in Champaign  Daily IlliniBurnham 310 is a high-rise student housing community designed for under and upperclassmen, international students, grad students, and more. It is located on ... Fun things to do in Champaign - Daily Illini 19 Mar 19, 02:03:00
Try fishing Hotwater Lakes when winter hits  RiverBender.comThere is one thing virtually every area angler believes - the Illinois winter is way too long. And with winter weather already showing its ugly face, th. Try fishing Hotwater Lakes when winter hits - RiverBender.com 27 Nov 17, 02:11:00
Steven Rinella & Pheasant Fest lead show list: Chicago outdoors  Chicago Sun-TimesSteven Rinella and the National Pheasant Fest & Quail Classic lead the annual list of outdoor shows, swap meets and classes around Chicago outdoors. Steven Rinella & Pheasant Fest lead show list: Chicago outdoors - Chicago Sun-Times 03 Apr 19, 02:04:00
Steve Sarley: Cary's Chris Taurisano ready for busy winter  Northwest HeraldI recently wrote about a couple of ice fishing guides who I know and can recommend for an exciting day on some frozen water, Tod Todd and Tony Boshold. Steve Sarley: Cary's Chris Taurisano ready for busy winter - Northwest Herald 13 Dec 18, 02:12:00
State science fair returns to SIU May 3-4  SIU NewsThe overall per-capita science proficiency in Carbondale will rise significantly early next month, as Southern Illinois University Carbondale plays host to the ... State science fair returns to SIU May 3-4 - SIU News 25 Apr 19, 02:04:00
Sarley: Woodstock bass fishing team going strong  Northwest HeraldExcitement over high school and college bass fishing teams is sweeping the country. This is the hottest thing going on, and it has given a huge boost to the sport ... Sarley: Woodstock bass fishing team going strong - Northwest Herald 11 Oct 18, 02:10:00
Best Staycation Spots In Chicago: Where To Eat, Relax And Explore  Chicago, IL PatchBest Staycation Spots In Chicago - Chicago, IL - You don't have to leave town to relax. Shake things up and plan a staycation in Chicago at these local ... Best Staycation Spots In Chicago: Where To Eat, Relax And Explore - Chicago, IL Patch 16 Apr 19, 02:04:00
Navigating a Sea of Superlatives in Pursuit of the Asian Carp  Scientific AmericanScientific American is the essential guide to the most awe-inspiring advances in science and technology, explaining how they change our understanding of the ... Navigating a Sea of Superlatives in Pursuit of the Asian Carp - Scientific American 02 Aug 18, 02:08:00
Local business notes: Gander Outdoors set to re-open in June  The State Journal-RegisterAfter a nearly two-year hiatus, outdoor equipment and apparel retailer GANDER OUTDOORS will soon reopen its Springfield location. Store manager ERIC ... Local business notes: Gander Outdoors set to re-open in June - The State Journal-Register 20 Apr 19, 02:04:00
Group effort provides habitats for fish in Mazonia-Braidwood lake  Morris Daily HeraldExelon, IDNR, local fishermen help provide fish habitats for lake. Group effort provides habitats for fish in Mazonia-Braidwood lake - Morris Daily Herald 04 Jun 19, 02:06:00
HICKEN ON OUTDOOR: Top local fishing spots revealed  Alton TelegraphAs warmer weather arrives to the River Bend, anglers at most area coffee shops and local watering spots begin discussing their favorite fishing spots. HICKEN ON OUTDOOR: Top local fishing spots revealed - Alton Telegraph 14 Feb 16, 02:02:00
Plenty of 4th of July celebrations, festivals to choose from as calendar turns to summer  Belleville News-DemocratCalendar events for June 27-July 3 in Belleville, Collinsville, O'Fallon, Edwardsville and other Southern IL cities including games, food, plays, theaters, festivals, ... Plenty of 4th of July celebrations, festivals to choose from as calendar turns to summer - Belleville News-Democrat 26 Jun 19, 02:06:00
CURT HICKEN'S OUTDOORS: Flatheads are Illinois' Big Game fish  Alton TelegraphAmong many of Illinois varied angling fans, fishing for catfish is considered something of a lazy-man's sport. These poor misguided anglers think catching these ... CURT HICKEN'S OUTDOORS: Flatheads are Illinois' Big Game fish - Alton Telegraph 17 Jun 18, 02:06:00
In Need of Sandbaggers: 'Nutwood Will Not Go Down Without a Fight'  RiverBender.comNUTWOOD - Nutwood community members and nearby residents are bonded together to put up a fight against the rising Illinois River.The Illinois River at. In Need of Sandbaggers: 'Nutwood Will Not Go Down Without a Fight' - RiverBender.com 02 Jun 19, 02:06:00
Report: Rescue crews search for missing Rockford man in Mississippi River  Rockford Register StarHAMPTON — A search is underway for a Rockford man who fell in the Mississippi River, according to KWQC in the Quad Cities, and 13 WREX, the Register ... Report: Rescue crews search for missing Rockford man in Mississippi River - Rockford Register Star 23 Jun 19, 02:06:00
Fish eggs are suffocating in Lake Michigan reefs. What will it take to save these nurseries?  Chicago TribuneMany fish in Lake Michigan lay their eggs in the nooks and crannies of underwater rock formations to protect them from predators. But what happens when ... Fish eggs are suffocating in Lake Michigan reefs. What will it take to save these nurseries? - Chicago Tribune 08 Jan 19, 02:01:00
Southern Illinois students to compete in regional science fair at SIU  SIU NewsCARBONDALE, Ill. – Southern Illinois University Carbondale next week will host students from around the region for the annual Illinois Junior Academy of ... Southern Illinois students to compete in regional science fair at SIU - SIU News 27 Mar 19, 02:03:00
Mayor Lori Lightfoot pinpoints five potential sites for Chicago casino, all on South or West sides  Chicago Sun-TimesMayor Lori Lightfoot on Wednesday pinpointed five South and West side sites for a Chicago casino, but one — in historic Bronzeville — was condemned by the ... Mayor Lori Lightfoot pinpoints five potential sites for Chicago casino, all on South or West sides - Chicago Sun-Times 17 Jul 19, 02:07:00
Cost of keeping Asian carp from Great Lakes nearly triples to $778 million  Chicago TribuneFortifying an Illinois waterway to prevent invasive carp from using it as a path to Lake Michigan could cost much more than planners previously thought. Cost of keeping Asian carp from Great Lakes nearly triples to $778 million - Chicago Tribune 29 Nov 18, 02:11:00
8 Best Family Vacation Destinations In Illinois  Patch.comBest Family Vacation Spots In IL - Across Illinois, IL - We asked, you answered: Here's what Patch readers had to say about the best places for a family getaway ... 8 Best Family Vacation Destinations In Illinois - Patch.com 04 Jun 18, 02:06:00
Cook County Prepares For Fall Fly Fishing Trout Opener  Patch.comCook County Fly Fishing Begins - Chicago, IL - Illinois has stocked up more than 50 ponds, lakes, and streams with trout. Cook County Prepares For Fall Fly Fishing Trout Opener - Patch.com 03 Oct 17, 02:10:00
Trout sites gearing up for opener  RiverBender.comPLAINVIEW - Site personnel at Macoupin County's Beaver Dam State Park are preparing for what will likely be a very busy couple of months.If not already, Trout sites gearing up for opener - RiverBender.com 24 Sep 17, 02:09:00
Illinois Congressional Delegation to FCC: Improve Rural Broadband Maps I  RiverBender.comWASHINGTON Today, the entire Illinois Congressional Delegation sent a letter to Federal Communications Commission (FCC) Chairman Ajit Pai and the four. Illinois Congressional Delegation to FCC: Improve Rural Broadband Maps I - RiverBender.com 19 Jun 19, 02:06:00
Chicken Salad Chick Debuts in Illinois With New Restaurant in Edwardsville  RiverBender.comAUBURN, ALA. Chicken Salad Chick is about to create some additional business excitement around the Edwardsville area at 2323 Plum Street. Chicken Salad. Chicken Salad Chick Debuts in Illinois With New Restaurant in Edwardsville - RiverBender.com 15 Jun 19, 02:06:00
Another big year for Rend Lake anglers  RiverBender.comThe Illinois Department of Natural Resource's (IDNR) fisheries biologist Shawn Hirst is predicting another big year for Rend Lake anglers. In fact, they. Another big year for Rend Lake anglers - RiverBender.com 12 Feb 18, 02:02:00
Fishing Reports and Outdoor News | Illinois Outdoors  ChicagoNowIf you have fishing reports, news or photos to share, please send to iloutdoors@comcast.net. OUTDOOR NEWS - Photos are at the end of this post. Northwoods ... Fishing Reports and Outdoor News | Illinois Outdoors - ChicagoNow 15 Jun 17, 02:06:00
SIU's University Museum accepting art submissions for exhibits in 2020  SIU NewsCARBONDALE, Ill. — Local artists have a unique opportunity to display their work, with Southern Illinois University Carbondale's University Museum accepting ... SIU's University Museum accepting art submissions for exhibits in 2020 - SIU News 12 Jul 19, 02:07:00
Stripe of mid-April snow spreads from Illinois to Michigan  AccuWeather.comSunday has become one of the snowiest days this late in the season in Chicago as a narrow stripe of snow spreads across the midwestern United States. Stripe of mid-April snow spreads from Illinois to Michigan - AccuWeather.com 14 Apr 19, 02:04:00
Emeritus faculty lecture will look at leadership challenges ahead in Illinois and Washington, DC  SIU NewsCARBONDALE, Ill., — John Shaw, director of Southern Illinois University Carbondale's Paul Simon Public Policy Institute, will discuss the leadership challenges ... Emeritus faculty lecture will look at leadership challenges ahead in Illinois and Washington, DC - SIU News 09 Apr 19, 02:04:00
Inland trout set to open, early kings: Chicago fishing, Midwest Fishing Report  Chicago Sun-TimesBig fish are already rolling, even as wintry as spring has felt, and inland trout opens Saturday to lead the sprawling raw-file Midwest Fishing Report. Inland trout set to open, early kings: Chicago fishing, Midwest Fishing Report - Chicago Sun-Times 06 Apr 18, 02:04:00
SIU's annual field day offers helpful presentations and demonstrations to local farmers  SIU NewsCARBONDALE, Ill. — Local farmers and agriculture professionals can glean helpful knowledge at Southern Illinois University Carbondale's annual field day, set ... SIU's annual field day offers helpful presentations and demonstrations to local farmers - SIU News 14 Jun 19, 02:06:00
Christmas trees to be dropped into Rend Lake for fish habitat  KFVSAccording to officials, the Corps of Engineers employees, Illinois Department of Natural Resources fisheries biologists, and volunteers will place bundled and ... Christmas trees to be dropped into Rend Lake for fish habitat - KFVS 07 Mar 18, 02:03:00
Nearly 2,600 SIU students will be celebrated at commencement exercises this week  SIU NewsCARBONDALE, Ill. – Southern Illinois University Carbondale commencement ceremonies are set for Friday and Saturday. The seventh annual “Forever SIU: A ... Nearly 2,600 SIU students will be celebrated at commencement exercises this week - SIU News 08 May 19, 02:05:00
Bluegill to bass to crappie: Chicago fishing, Midwest Fishing Repo  Chicago Sun-TimesAs befits May, the sprawling raw-file Midwest Fishing Report is even more sprawling than usual this week with Chicago fishing reports. Bluegill to bass to crappie: Chicago fishing, Midwest Fishing Repo - Chicago Sun-Times 16 May 17, 02:05:00
NAACP 2019 MLK Breakfast to feature speakers, music and more  SIU NewsCARBONDALE, Ill. — Southern Illinois University Carbondale's Student Center will host the Carbondale NAACP 2019 Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial ... NAACP 2019 MLK Breakfast to feature speakers, music and more - SIU News 17 Jan 19, 02:01:00
What to do in west-central Illinois this year  Monmouth Daily Review AtlasEditor's note: This is a list of events available at press time. Keep up with your local newspaper for updates and more events to be added throughout the year. What to do in west-central Illinois this year - Monmouth Daily Review Atlas 23 May 19, 02:05:00
CVS closing 46 stores: See the list of struggling locations that are going away  USA TODAYCVS Health is closing 46 of its stores, saying the locations were "underperforming." CVS closing 46 stores: See the list of struggling locations that are going away - USA TODAY 02 May 19, 02:05:00
2019 Civil Service Council Flea Market is April 27  SIU NewsCARBONDALE, Ill. – It's not too late for vendors to sign up for an annual springtime event – the Southern Illinois University Carbondale Civil *Service* Council's ... 2019 Civil Service Council Flea Market is April 27 - SIU News 17 Apr 19, 02:04:00
You can spot eagles at several locations on the Illinois River  Peoria Journal StarAs rivers and lakes in northern states and Canada freeze, hundreds of American bald eagles migrate south searching for open water and fishing. Late January is ... You can spot eagles at several locations on the Illinois River - Peoria Journal Star 24 Jan 18, 02:01:00
Illinois Wholesale Furniture Offers Tremendous Deals in its Final Days This Week  RiverBender.comEAST ALTON - Illinois Wholesale Furniture in East Alton and Alton has been a staple in the area for three decades. The business is presently undergoing. Illinois Wholesale Furniture Offers Tremendous Deals in its Final Days This Week - RiverBender.com 29 May 19, 02:05:00
Steve Sarley: Johnsburg fisherman reels in muskies from kayak  Northwest HeraldJeff Batt is an extremely avid 44-year-old fisherman from Johnsburg. He lives there with his wife, Carol, and their sons, Jackson, 13, and Tyler, 11. Jeff, like many ... Steve Sarley: Johnsburg fisherman reels in muskies from kayak - Northwest Herald 12 Jul 18, 02:07:00
Perch, salmon, pond fishing: Chicago fishing, Midwest Fishing Report  Chicago Sun-TimesPerch reopened on Friday and that leads this sprawling raw-file Midwest Fishing Report, but it is summer and there's plenty of other stuff. Perch, salmon, pond fishing: Chicago fishing, Midwest Fishing Report - Chicago Sun-Times 20 Jun 17, 02:06:00
Illinois Port District casino idea could be winning hand for Chicago, Southeast Side: Sun-Times editorial  Chicago Sun-TimesAfter years of negotiations for a Chicago casino have gone nowhere, a new plan for a casino on the desolate acres of the Illinois International Port District on the ... Illinois Port District casino idea could be winning hand for Chicago, Southeast Side: Sun-Times editorial - Chicago Sun-Times 13 Dec 18, 02:12:00
Half a million dollars for Mautino  Bureau County RepublicanBUDA — Last week, a decision at the state level was made to set aside $500,000 to repair the rough roadway inside the Mautino Fish and Wildlife Area, located ... Half a million dollars for Mautino - Bureau County Republican 31 Aug 18, 02:08:00
Local celebrities to perform in annual 'Singing with the Stars' talent competition  SIU NewsCARBONDALE, Ill. — Community superstars are taking to the stage this June to compete in the light-hearted and entertaining “Singing with the Stars” ... Local celebrities to perform in annual 'Singing with the Stars' talent competition - SIU News 24 May 19, 02:05:00
IDOT Reminder: I/55/64 to Southbound Illinois Route 3 Exit Ramp Will Close Starting July 15  RiverBender.comEAST ST. LOUIS The Illinois Department of Transportation would like to remind everyone that the eastbound exit ramp from Interstate 55/64 to southbound. IDOT Reminder: I/55/64 to Southbound Illinois Route 3 Exit Ramp Will Close Starting July 15 - RiverBender.com 12 Jul 19, 02:07:00
Your Illinois News Radar » Gun Dealer Licensing Act consequences?  The Capitol Fax BlogTuesday, Feb 5, 2019. * Illinois News Network… Several gun dealers in Central and Southern Illinois are closing their businesses rather than pay what they're ... Your Illinois News Radar » Gun Dealer Licensing Act consequences? - The Capitol Fax Blog 05 Feb 19, 02:02:00
Outdoor News and Reports – UPDATE March 7, 2017 | Illinois Outdoors  ChicagoNowIf you have outdoor news, reports or photos, please send to iloutdoors@comcast.net. Photos are at the end of this Blog. Outdoor News and Reports. Chicago ... Outdoor News and Reports – UPDATE March 7, 2017 | Illinois Outdoors - ChicagoNow 03 Mar 17, 02:03:00
McNair Scholars will present research efforts next week  SIU NewsCARBONDALE, Ill. – Thirteen Southern Illinois University Carbondale undergraduate students who are participating in a program that prepares them for careers ... McNair Scholars will present research efforts next week - SIU News 11 Jul 19, 02:07:00
Fall Foliage Map 2018: When Autumn Leaves Peak In Illinois  Chicago, IL PatchTrack Illinois' Fall Foliage With This Tool - Chicago, IL - If you're planning a fall foliage tour in Illinois — or anywhere else in the country — this tool can help you ... Fall Foliage Map 2018: When Autumn Leaves Peak In Illinois - Chicago, IL Patch 07 Sep 18, 02:09:00
This Illinois town has more Asian carp than any place else on Earth  WGN-TVThe state of Illinois' response to the Asian carp threat has involved everything from electric barriers in rivers, to removal by commercial fishermen, to investments ... This Illinois town has more Asian carp than any place else on Earth - WGN-TV 13 Oct 14, 02:10:00
Your Illinois News Radar » Segregation in Downstate Illinois  The Capitol Fax BlogThursday, Jan 24, 2019. * Governing Magazine conducted a six-month investigation into segregation in Downstate Illinois. From their findings… What emerged ... Your Illinois News Radar » Segregation in Downstate Illinois - The Capitol Fax Blog 24 Jan 19, 02:01:00
State Department of Wildlife and Parks
http://dnr.state.il.us
State Fishing Licensee
https://www1.wildlifelicense.com/il
State Fishing Records
http://dnr.state.il.us/fish/Page_38.pdf
State Parks
http://dnr.state.il.us/lands/landmgt/parks/
State Fishing Information
http://dnr.state.il.us/fish/digest/digest.pdf