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Numerous Illinois state parks, state fish and wildlife areas, state conservation areas and state recreation areas are scheduled to be open to youth waterfowl hunting across the state in 2022, the Illinois Department of Natural Resources, IDNR, has announced. The sites can be found in the South...
Haunted Hollow is planned Oct. 23 Southern Illinois University Carbondale’s Touch of Nature Outdoor Education Center. Hours are scheduled from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. All ages are welcome, and costumes and masks are encouraged. Haunted Hollow will feature a haunted hayride and a haunted cabin....
Local history and genealogy will be featured at a presentation which is set for 6 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 25, at the Pope County Historical Society Museum in Golconda. Rick Allen, a Pope County native and professional genealogist, plans to discuss his publication titled “Pope Co. Death Records, 1877-...
A fishing event for kids and big trucks will be featured at an event which is scheduled Saturday, Oct. 22, at the Anna City Park. Admission is free. A Cops and Bobbers, Hooks and Ladders fishing event for children 14 years of age and under is scheduled from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Poles and tackle will...
The resignation of an elected official, an update about the sale of Union County Hospital in Anna and a reminder about a burn ban highlighted discussion at last week’s regular meeting of the Union County Board of Commissioners. The meeting was Friday morning, Oct. 14, at the Union County Courthouse...
Stinson Memorial Library in Anna continues to offer Lawyer in the Library programs. The library is located at 409 S. Main St. in Anna.  The Lawyer in the Library program is scheduled at the Anna library on Oct. 22, from 10 a.m. to noon. The Lawyer in the Library program offers an opportunity for...
The Anna Police Department and the Anna Fire and Rescue Department have issued activity reports for the month of September. The reports were given at an Oct. 4 meeting of the Anna City Council. Anna Police Chief Bryan Watkins shared the following highlights: 425 incidents. 93 arrests. 56 traffic...
Southern 7 Health Department says that if you have lived in Southern Illinois for more than a minute, you have likely heard of the New Madrid fault, also known as the New Madrid Seismic Zone.   The regional health department, which serves Union County and six other area counties, also asks if area...
Illinois’ Old State Capitol in Springfield has been accepted to the National Park Service’s National Underground Railroad Network to Freedom, officials announced Sept. 29. The site, which is operated by the Illinois Department of Natural Resources, IDNR, is one of 17 new listings from the 43rd...
Southern Illinois University Carbondale is one of the best universities in the Midwest, according to Princeton Review’s “Best of the Midwest” feature. The university is one of 158 Midwestern colleges and universities chosen by the education services company.  The Princeton Review’s 2023 Best...

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