This report looks legit for sighting of a black bear and a cub in Bureau County.
Click here for the story in today’s Peoria Journal Star.
That should make the third and fourth black bears in the 21st Century in Illinois.
There was the 2008-09 bear in Bureau County. And the brief appearance of another black bear in Jo Daviess in 2009, before it crossed into Wisconsin.
The proposal from Naperville comes as talks with Arlington Heights have stalled amid disagreements between the team and surrounding suburbs about taxing and school districts.
Falcons in the Loop, kayakers enjoying the river, highlights from Sueños Music Festival and more in our best photos from the last week.
The Shedd kicked off Pride month with an evening event that included an ocean-themed drag show, animal exhibits and music.
It will take all of us — not just government — to help migrants who have been bused to Chicago.
Isaac ‘Redd’ Holt, Chicago jazz legend and member of the original Ramsey Lewis Trio and Young-Holt Unlimited, dies at 91
Mr. Holt, who grew up on the West Side, became a jazz legend in the 1960s and ’70s playing in a number of groups. He also played a regular gig at the East Bank Club for 20 years until the pandemic lockdown.