Sunshine greeted all 14 area high school teams for the Gardner Camp 3 on 3 Tournament sponsored by Ducks Unlimited. Individuals from teams of three represented their schools in .22 Rifle, Trap, and 3-D Pop-Up Archery … with the final event, a kayak relay, ending last week’s competition. The Quincy Notre Dame Blue Team finished […]
There were a couple of caveats that were part of the deal: The land was for youth and the youth were to use be able to use the land for free.
HANNIBAL, Mo. — The return of the Hannibal Area Shooter’s Education Youth BB Gun League at the Admiral Coontz Recreation Center was an unqualified success. Travis Moore, program coordinator, said about 28 youngsters finished the program, which teaches safe firearms handling and teamwork. He said the theme for the year was “Back in Black,” which […]
What would you do if your daughter told you that all the summer camps she wanted to attend were full? Well, back in 1962, Everett Jensen donated 40 acres of his own land to the Central Illinois Conference of Methodist Churches to solve his daughter’s problem. Thus, Jensen Woods Camp was born. Located in Brown […]
Lone Elk Park in Saint Louis County, Mo., is one of the few areas in the Midwest where the American bison roams and park visitors can view them in close proximity. This photo was taken within 20 feet of the bison from inside a vehicle. Do you have a Shot of the Day you would […]
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The Illinois spring turkey opens April 11 in the North Zone, which includes Adams, Brown, Hancock and Pike counties, and runs through May 12. The Missouri spring turkey season opens April 18 and runs through May 8. Do you have a Shot of the Day you would like to submit? Send it to Muddy River […]
St. Patrick’s Day is a time to celebrate Irish culture and everything green, including leprechauns and shamrocks. While shamrock is a well-known symbol of good luck, another interesting plant associated with good fortune is bells of Ireland, says University of Missouri Extension horticulturist Michele Warmund.
Located in Macoupin County 7 miles southwest of Carlinville and situated in an oak/hickory woodland, Beaver Dam State Park offers a variety of recreational opportunities on its 750 acres. Fishing, picnicking, hiking, and tent and trailer camping are among the most popular activities. Although beaver are virtually gone from this area, the park is named for a beaver dam that created its lake.