Hiking

"DEWEY DEFEATS TRUMAN." Folks of a certain age may recognize the first three words in this week's colyum. Those three words made up a banner headline which appeared in an early edition of the November 3, 1948, issue of the Chicago Daily Tribune newspaper. Dewey and Truman were the candidates for...
A full moon hike is planned Friday night, Feb. 10, at Giant City State Park near Makanda. The hike is planned from 6:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. at the Nature Trail at the park and will be led by the natural resources coordinator at the park. For more information, or to register for the hike, call the...
The River-to-River Trail Society has announced its fifth guided hike of the fall 2016 hiking season, on Saturday, Nov. 5, at Ferne Clyffe State Park in Goreville.  The hike is free and open to the public. Hikers should meet at 10 a.m. at the parking area beside the lake.  This will be a hike of...
The River-to-River Trail Society has announced its second guided hike of the fall 2016 hiking season, on Saturday, Oct. 15, at Wildcat Bluff, Little Black Slough and Boss Island.  Meet at 10:30 a.m. at the Vienna City Park, located at 302 East Vine Street.   This hike will be of moderate difficulty...
The River-to-River Trail Society has announced its first guided hike of the fall, 2016 hiking season, at Max Creek, in Johnson County, on Saturday, Oct. 8.   The hike is free and open to the public. Meet at 10 a.m. at the New Simpson - Tunnel Hill School, on Route 45 between Ozark and Vienna.  This...
The Illinois Department of Natural Resources, IDNR, shares the following items of interest: Firearm Deer Permits: Permit applications will be accepted until Aug. 19 for the third lottery drawing for 2016 Illinois firearm and muzzleloader deer permits.   For details, check the IDNR website at www....

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