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Old campground folded into Starved Rock

UTICA, Ill. | Mark McConnaughhay stepped through deep snow to the bluff edge. White-tailed deer darted along the hillside. Two bald eagles roosting in a tree took flight.

February 16, 2014 12:00 am
Ice fishing lures anglers to Wolf Lake

Ice fishing lures anglers to Wolf Lake

A little frigid weather can’t stop ice fishermen. Even as temps were dipping below zero on Monday, they were dipping their lines into Wolf Lake waiting for a nibble.

January 29, 2014 12:00 am
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car on the road wiht motion blur background.

January 18, 2014 12:00 am
Happy New Year 2014 Fireworks

Happy New Year 2014 Fireworks

2014 Fireworks party - New Year Display!

December 19, 2013 5:00 pm
Scouts make bird feeders, hike Gibson Woods in Hammond

Scouts make bird feeders, hike Gibson Woods in Hammond

HAMMOND | Three brave Cub Scouts foraged out in single-digit weather on Saturday to participate in a hike sponsored by Pack 773 of the East Side at Gibson Woods Nature Preserve in Hammond.

December 13, 2013 12:00 am Photos

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Buying a Christmas tree

Buying a Christmas tree

November 25, 2013 12:26 pm
Wolf Lake stocking brings a fresh batch of walleye

Wolf Lake stocking brings a fresh batch of walleye

A hearty group of people turned out in the cold and blustery conditions Wednesday afternoon at Wolf Lake to witness and take part in the release of 3,700 walleye fingerlings.

November 10, 2013 5:00 pm

Hay rides offered for families with special needs

GRIFFITH | The Lake County Parks and Recreation Department will host an afternoon of CSRI Wheelchair Accessible Hayrides for families with special needs from 2 to 4:30 p.m. Sunday at Oak Ridge Prairie County Park, 301 S. Colfax St.

September 27, 2013 12:00 am

Edible plants identified at Gibson Woods program

HAMMOND | An Edible Plants program will be presented at 1 p.m. Sunday, at Gibson Woods Nature Preserve, 6201 Parrish Ave.

September 20, 2013 12:00 am

National Lakeshore hosted guided bike ride

HOBART | Join a park ranger at Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore’s Hobart Prairie Grove for a two-hour, guided bike ride and enjoy the fall flowers and diverse habitats. Bring your bike and water (helmet recommended), and meet the ranger at the parking lot at 1 p.m. Saturday.

September 19, 2013 12:00 am

Non-reserved hay rides offered at county parks

Hay rides are offered at Lake County's Buckley and Deep River parks this fall. No reservations are needed. These hay rides are not for groups.

September 19, 2013 12:00 am
Chicagoans take archery lessons at Eggers Woods

Chicagoans take archery lessons at Eggers Woods

CHICAGO | What is there better to do on a Wednesday night than to learn how to shoot a bow and arrow?

September 19, 2013 12:00 am Photos

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Youth waterfowl clinic is free for ages 8 to 16

HEBRON | The Kankakee River Hunting Retriever Club is sponsoring a free waterfowl hunting clinic for youth 8 to 16 on Saturday at the Grand Kankakee Marsh County Park, 21690 Range Line Road. A day of fun and hands-on experiences is planned from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m., with lunch provided. Parents …

September 18, 2013 12:00 am

Bowmen host pre-hunt shoot Saturday, Sunday in Portage

PORTAGE | The Deep River Bowmen Club will hos a pre-hunting shoot from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday and Sunday.

August 08, 2013 12:05 am
Poison Ivy 2

Poison Ivy 2

Beware of Poison Ivy. Know how to spot it, and what to do if you come in contact with it.

July 18, 2013 2:30 pm
Poison Ivy

Poison Ivy

Walk away -- Poison Ivy is easy to spot once you learn to recognize its characteristic three leaves with notched edges. The plant usually grows as a ground cover or vine. Wear long pants, long sleeves, gloves and shoes that cover your feet when gardening. Summer is prime poison plant season,…

July 18, 2013 2:30 pm
Fiberglass Chicago Cow with Boxer Theme Featuring Gloves and Black Eye

Fiberglass Chicago Cow with Boxer Theme Featuring Gloves and Black Eye

One of the famed former fiberglass Chicago Michigan Avenue parade cows is now a focal point outside the Chicago Marriott Midway hotel and features boxing gloves and a black eye in tribute to fighter Jack Demspey.

July 07, 2013 12:00 am

Maple Syrup Time returns to Deep River

HOBART | Maple Syrup Time will be held on the next two weekends at Deep River County Park, 9410 Old Lincoln Highway.

March 07, 2013 12:00 am
Snow buddies

Snow buddies

February 28, 2013 12:00 am
Environmental Club visits Illinois park to see bald eagles

Environmental Club visits Illinois park to see bald eagles

CROWN POINT | Sixteen students from the St. Mary Catholic Community School’s Environmental Club traveled to Starved Rock State Park in Illinois last month to view the bald eagles living there.

February 14, 2013 12:00 am Photos

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