I looked off to the side at the press conference for fish kill in the Great Asian Carp Quest, and there he was.
He’s the guy who, years ago, told officials that flooding on the Des Plaines would bypass the electric barrier.
And he was right. Something finally acknowledged last year, and a bid was made this year for a massive barrier to prevent Asian carp from getting through during high-water events.
Eddie had been the hospital for an extended stay, but he looked quite chipper this morning. But then he lives for stuff like this.
Reports of early periodical cicadas, including an understatement on them, a mailbag item about sightings of hummingbirds and orioles, and the standing world-record bowfin are among the notes from around Chicago outdoors and beyond.
The Eastern Conference won’t be getting any weaker, and the upcoming new CBA won’t make life easier for a quick turnaround . That’s why the Bulls should get off the train of continuity and make an aggressive move this summer.
Fire ant bites can be terribly painful. You could be at risk if you travel to areas this summer where they’re common. Here are some things you can do if bitten.
Kudos to these people who are trying to make a difference: The “peacekeepers” who took to the streets on Memorial Day weekend; and local billionaire James Crown, who’s unveiled his own ambitious strategy.
Strathmann — a defenseman from Beach Park — headlines this year’s list of draft prospects with Chicago connections, but River Forest-raised defenseman Paul Fischer isn’t far behind. From the Chicago Steel junior program, meanwhile, forward Jayden Perron headlines the list.