Environment

Lake County, IN – Historic Pumpkin Patch Owners Bid Farewell with Grand Auction

Lowell, IN - The cherished Kregel's Pumpkin Patch, a beacon of autumn celebration in Lowell, Indiana, is closing its doors, but its spirit will live on through a grand...

Illinois Department of Public Health Funds Free Counseling for Kankakee County School Families

Kankakee County, IL - Families with students in Kankakee County public schools now have access to free individual counseling...

Country Stars Converge in Illinois for ‘Bradley 315’ Concert Series this June

Kankakee County, IL - The inaugural "Bradley 315" Music Festival, a four-day extravaganza featuring the renowned duo Big & Rich,...

Illinois Collectors Assemble: Kankakee’s Collector Con 2024 – Vintage Fun in March 

Kankakee, IL - The Kankakee County Fairgrounds is set to host the vibrant Collector Con 2024 on Sunday, March...

Grundy County, IL – Dangerous Weapon Found in Student’s Backpack at Elementary School

Grundy County, IL - A dangerous weapon was found inside a student's backpack Tuesday.  According to a letter from...

National Park District advice for hikers during bear attack: ‘Never push a slower friend down…’

CHICAGO  — As the weather warms up and hiking season approaches, the National Park Service (NPS) is reminding visitors to be cautious of bears in...

As lawmakers push for more electric vehicles, Illinois trails most of the country in charging station infrastructure

(The Center Square) – As the popularity grows for electric vehicles, Illinois is lagging behind the rest of the country in charging station infrastructure. Governor...

Nutrient Pollution Continues to Rise in Illinois

CHAMPAIGN —The Illinois Environmental Protection Agency released its third biennial Nutrient Loss Reduction Strategy (NLRS) 2021 Biennial Report on September 16th. Despite years of...

Christmas Tree Farmers positive despite Challenges

CHICAGO – Christmas tree farmers are feeling optimistic about this season despite several challenges facing the industry, including COVID-19 and recent climate events that further...
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