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Canada Geese Give Hunters The Slip By Hiding Out In Chicago

Canada Geese Give Hunters The Slip By Hiding Out In Chicago It’s open season for Canada geese in Illinois from mid-October to mid-January. Unfortunately for hunters, Canada geese are finding a new way to stay out of the line of fire. Rather than being “sitting ducks” in a rural pond, they’re setting up residence in

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It Happened Here – October 25, 2017

It Happened Here – October 25, 2017 Eighty Years Ago (1937) Ken Gore and his 11-piece orchestra were to be at the Modern Woodsman Hall Friday in Nashville. The L & N afternoon freight train No. 60 hit an auto driven by a St. Louis, Missouri, man 100 feet west if the Okawville depot. The

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Faith Perspectives – October 25, 2017

Faith Perspectives – October 25, 2017 By Rev. John Campbell, United Presbyterian, Oakdale Recently on a trip to Indiana, I enjoyed seeing the variety of stages of the harvest, seeing fields ready for harvest, others in the process, many finished, and others showing sprouts of new growth. Seeing the diversity made the trip more interesting.

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It Happened Here – October 18, 2017

It Happened Here – October 18, 2017 Eighty Years Ago (1937) Walton Eade and William Beek were injured in a runaway accident on the Eade farm south of Nashville. The Nashville City Council Water Committee voted to turn over any delinquent water bills that were more than a month overdue to a collection officer. Local

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Look, It’s a Young _____ _____! – October 18 Classic Photo

Look, It’s a Young _____ _____! – October 18 Classic Photo Every week when we get our Classic Photo into the paper, we refer to every male in one of the old photos as “A young _____ _____”, at least until we hear back from whoever was actually in the photo in question. This person’s

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October 11, 2017 Classic Photo Explanation: “Close Shave”

October 11, 2017 Classic Photo Explanation: “Close Shave” Last week’s Classic Photo, “Close Shave” featured a sheep being sheared and prepared for what looked like a county or state fair competition. We’ve heard back from one of those people pictured in the photo, and it was indeed a fair that they were at. Robert Heggemeier

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Fall Is Chestnut Time – Master Gardener Scoop, October 11, 2017

Fall Is Chestnut Time – Master Gardener Scoop, October 11, 2017 By Linda Summers, Master Gardener Over the past week and a half, our Chinese chestnut trees have been dropping their chestnuts. Every morning, my husband searches the ground for chestnuts, hoping to collect them before the squirrels do! The Chinese chestnut, or Castanea mollissima,

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