Curt Hicken For The Telegraph Published 8:55 am CDT, Sunday, October 7, 2018 A number of Illinois state parks, fish and wildlife areas, conservation areas and recreation areas will be open to youth waterfowl hunting during the 2018 Illinois Youth Waterfowl Hunt, the Illinois Department of Natural Resources (IDNR) recently announced. Federal sites that fall under the IDNR waterfowl administrative rule that will be open are also listed below. Each hunt has it’s own specific dates. At most sites, regulations that apply during the regular waterfowl hunting season apply during the Youth Hunt (hunters should check for site-specific regulations, including changes in legal shooting hours). During the Youth Hunt, the bag limits are the same as during regular seasons. As part of the Youth Hunt, hunters age 17 or younger may hunt ducks, geese, coots and mergansers, as long as they are accompanied by an adult at least 18 years of age. The accompanying adult cannot hunt these … [Read more...] about AREA OUTDOOR NOTES: Youth waterfowl hunt announced
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Photo | University of South Alabama Former University of South Alabama baseball coach Steve Kittrell will be inducted into the American Baseball Coaches Association Hall of Fame in January. Steve Kittrell is being inducted into the American Baseball Coaches Association (ABCA) Hall of Fame. The ceremony will take place during the 75th annual ABCA convention on Friday, Jan. 4, 2019, at the Gaylord Texan Resort & Convention Center in Dallas. Kittrell coached baseball for 29 seasons, 28 of those at South Alabama, and finished with a career record of 1,084-663-1. At USA, Kittrell helped lead the Jaguars to 18 NCAA Tournament appearances, 14 Sun Belt Conference regular season and division titles, and eight league tournament championships. In 1983, he served as head baseball coach at Spring Hill College and led the Badgers to a 33-19 record. “I’m extremely honored,” Kittrell said. “I served on the ABCA All-American committee for seven years, and I found … [Read more...] about Kittrell to join national baseball coaches hall of fame
Curt Hicken For The Telegraph Published 6:01 am CDT, Sunday, September 16, 2018 Hunters and trappers may apply for a 2018-19 Illinois Bobcat Hunting and Trapping Permit online through Sept. 30. Applicants must submit a $5 non-refundable fee. A total of 1,000 permits will be allocated during a lottery and mailed to successful applicants. Season dates are Nov. 10, 2018 through Feb. 15, 2019. The season will close prior to Feb. 15, 2019 if the 2018-19 harvest limit of 375 bobcats is reached. Bobcat hunting is closed during firearm deer season in counties open to firearm deer hunting. To apply for the permit, go to the DNR Direct license and permit system at il.wildlifelicense.com/start.php. Archery Permits Available Resident combination and antlerless-only archery deer permits are available over-the-counter (OTC) from DNR Direct license and permit vendors. Illinois Non-Resident Archery Deer combination permits are available over-the-counter (OTC) from DNR Direct license … [Read more...] about AREA OUTDOOR NOTES: Apply now for bobcat permits
Rail cars filled with coal at Cloud Peak Energy's Antelope Mine north of Douglas, Wyoming. Ryan Dorgan/The Casper Star-Tribune/AP Looking for news you can trust?Subscribe to our free newsletters. This story was originally co-published with ProPublica and Bloomberg BusinessWeek. John Arnett chose Adams County, Ohio, as his home long before he was old enough to vote, drink beer or drive a motorcycle along the Ohio River. After his parents split up, Arnett opted at age 10 to spend most of his time with his grandmother in Adams County, along the river 70 miles southeast of Cincinnati, rather than with his parents in the Dayton area. He liked life on the tobacco farm his grandfather had bought after retiring early from General Motors Co. in Dayton. And his grandmother, who became a widow when her husband died in a tractor accident, welcomed the companionship. After high school, Arnett joined the U.S. Marine Corps, in 1999. His unit, the 1st Battalion, 7th Marines—the storied … [Read more...] about The Coal Industry is Dying, and It’s Leaving Communities Like This One to Pick Up the Pieces
Share This Story! Let friends in your social network know what you are reading about Facebook Email Twitter Google+ LinkedIn Pinterest How old should kids be before they play tackle football? This Iowa legend says 14. The former Hawkeye joins some of the biggest names in professional football who think tackling can wait until boys are more developed. Sent! A link has been sent to your friend's email address. Posted! A link has been posted to your Facebook feed. Join the Conversation To find out more about Facebook commenting please read the Conversation Guidelines and FAQs Subscribe Today Log In Subscribed, but don't have a login? Activate your digital access. Kim Norvell, [email protected] Published 4:11 p.m. CT April 12, 2018 | Updated 4:29 p.m. CT April 12, 2018 CLOSE Researchers are tackling fresh questions about a degenerative brain disease now that it has been detected in the brains of nearly 200 football players after … [Read more...] about How old should kids be before they play tackle football? This Iowa legend says 14.