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  • Big fish story: Fourth-graders meet monster catfish in Dixon

    Dennis Halgren (far left) and Amy Shaffer (far right) hoist a 50-pound catfish, with support from Halgren's granddaughter, Trista Janssen. The profess ...
    April 20, 2015 - 8:08 pm
  • Two-week-old bison calf might be female

    FRANKLIN GROVE – The baby bison born at Nachusa Grasslands 2 weeks ago – likely the first born east of the Mississippi in 200 years – is a female. Pro ...
    April 19, 2015 - 9:58 pm
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    Arbor Day is April 24. Have you ever planted a tree or helped others to plant one?