Ice melt can be harmful to trees, plants
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Ice melt can be harmful to trees, plants

QUINCY -- John Grievers watched his neighbor liberally toss ice melt across his driveway and sidewalks after clearing away the snow, and all he could do was dumbfoundedly shake his head. "That man is killing everything," Grievers said to himself.

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News of the Wild: Illinois hunters harvest more than 150,000 deer
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News of the Wild: Illinois hunters harvest more than 150,000 deer

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. Illinois hunters harvest more than 150,000 deer The completion of the Illinois deer hunting seasons has resulted in more than 150,000 deer being harvested. The archery season wrapped up Jan. 20, ending the final phase...

Outdoorsman shows spirit can never be stolen
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Outdoorsman shows spirit can never be stolen

Billy Hastings whittled away a small slice of bark with the same pace at which he told his story. Everything is slow and steady. Sitting on a chunk of a white oak tree trunk he'd cut to be the perfect dimension for a stool, Hastings allowed...

Options for stocking stuffers for outdoorsmen are limitless
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Options for stocking stuffers for outdoorsmen are limitless

Three shopping days remain. Shelves in retail outlets are beginning to look a little bare. Online orders won't arrive until December 26 at the earliest and possibly not until January because you didn't realize that one-of-a-kind gift is being shipped...