Big and burly, with a supersized orange bill, the once rare American white pelican is migrating through Illinois. "It’s just stunning to watch."
The Charleston school board approved of the creation of the new extracurricular during its meeting Wednesday night.
Doesn’t seem like fall could be just around the corner, but here it comes. The corn and beans are all turning into harvestable colors now, with daily changes being very evident. Looks like a rain eminent as I write this, but that, too, will pass shortly and the fall harvest of grain crops will continue.
Instead of looking for the clouds, look for the sun shining through and you just might find you have a better day. My hope comes from an old saying: The squeaky wheel gets the grease, but sometimes it gets replaced." I am counting on the latter.
It took a two-hour battle for a Warrensburg man to catch a monstrous, 750-pound alligator in Mississippi — and it had an ancient surprise inside.
Keen hunter and professional Warrensburg-based taxidermist Jordan Hackl's battle with nature involved a monstrous, more than 750 pound, allig…
Nature Trails Day is returning to Sugar Grove Nature Center on Sept. 18. Learn more about what will be going on from members of the Illinois G…
Sugar Grove Nature Center and surrounding Funks Grove is a magical place with recreated prairie, woodlands, a creek and a children’s play area that lives up to its name: Imagination Grove.
The two-day controlled pheasant and quail hunt will be Nov. 29-30 at Wayne Fitzgerrell State Recreation Area in southern Illinois. The event is co-sponsored by Pheasants Forever and Quail Forever.
Fall is one of the best times to be on the water, and hopefully fishing will pick up. Ducks have begun to fly and early teal duck season is just around the corner.
I don’t think there’s anyone in central Illinois who hasn’t felt the effects of the extreme heat the last couple of weeks.
DirtWorx MTB Fest invites mountain bikers to spend the weekend camping at Lone Point Campground as they enjoy the trails Lake Shelbyville has to offer.
Start this next week with being thankful for what you have instead of wishing for what you don’t. It just makes things easier. Have a great Labor Day and get outside — it just feels good.
Bloomington-Normal is lucky to have a place like Ewing Park with woods, prairie and a creek that act like a bird magnet.
Do you want to learn more about bird watching? Bill Davison, a John Wesley Powell Audubon Society board member, invites you to an 8 a.m. Satur…
There has always been a segment of the sporting/shooting population that had a lot of interest in air guns, but that segment seems to be growi…
Here are some things boaters should think about to ensure their safety when out on the water.
Sessions are free and open to the public. Participants can attend one or all three classes, and space is limited.
Gerrit Sinclair, president of the Comlara Off Road Biking Association (CORBA), talks about the mountain biking trails at Comlara Park before t…
I’m always looking for new places of adventure. While Fox Ridge State Park in Charleston certainly isn’t new to me, it is a renewed interest.
There are several factors to consider when looking for the right battery for your boat.