October 12, 2017

With the seasons changing, we see all kinds of birds migrating for the winter. This sight, on a grand scale, is something few of us see. This is unless you are one of the individuals to attend “The Sandhill Crane Experience,” a Forest Preserve District of Will County p...

October 3, 2017

Puerto Rico is suffering a humanitarian crisis since category 4 Hurricane Maria directly hit the Caribbean island on Wednesday, September 20. Over a week later, the catastrophic event, there’s still no power on the island except for generators dedicated to some high-pr...

September 28, 2017

On September 18, was the first day college campuses across the nation began to compete in the Outdoor Nation Campus Challenge. Outdoor Nation is the largest and most active community of young people, particularly college students, encouraging outdoor participation and...

September 27, 2017

As more restrictions on marijuana are being lifted, a shift in the plant’s popularity is being noted across the nation.

The National Survey On Drug Use and Health released a study last week showing that in 2016, only 6.5 percent of the nation’s 12-to 17-year-olds used m...

September 21, 2017

The wild kangaroo population in Australia, has reached concerning levels to the point where locals are being urged to eat more kangaroo meat.

A government figure shows in 2016, there were almost 45 million kangaroos hopping around the country. This is nearly double the...

September 11, 2017

LaGrangeville, N.Y. -- A New York homeowner was found to have sharks living in his home. The discovery came after a police search of the property where seven live sharks were found swimming in an above-ground pool in the man’s basement.

The pool which measured about 15...

September 6, 2017

As the wildfires consuming the states of Washington and Oregon continue to grow, concern over the safety of the air does as well. Since lightning sparked on August 11, 2017, tens of thousands of acres have been scorched, fueled by the hot, dry weather, causing detrimen...

September 4, 2017

Around 10 p.m. on August 25, Hurricane Harvey, classified then as a Category 4 storm, made landfall northeast of Corpus Christi, Texas between Port Aransas and Port O’Connor at 130 mph winds.

Around 2 a.m., the storm was downgraded to a Category 2 as it moved into the t...

November 29, 2016

We are finally starting to see a cold winter come around and stay around. Although there has not been any snow yet, city officials say they are preparing for a more active winter season this year as “payback” for last year’s unusually mild winter.

Commissioner Charles W...

November 16, 2016

October was the seventh warmest month on record in Illinois, according to Climatologists at the Illinois State Water Survey. The average high for October this year was 59.8 degrees, 5.4 degrees above the 54.4 degree average. Illinois saw the warmest October in 1963 whe...

November 12, 2016

On Monday Nov. 14 at 6:15 a.m. EST, the moon will be at its closest point to the Earth than we have seen in the past 69 years, a distance of 221,524 miles away.  This distance is measured from the center of the Earth to the center of the moon and it is within 85 miles...

November 6, 2016

Though setting the clock an hour back and getting an extra hour of sleep may put a smile on your face initially, a new study has shown that the added hour of darkness in the evening proves harder to handle.  

The study comes out of Denmark where researchers analyzed the...

November 6, 2016

On January 2, 2016, 26 armed American citizens, named the “Oregon Militia” by various media outlets like CNN, seized the headquarters of the Malheur National Wildlife Refuge in Harney County, Oregon. This take-over was led by rancher Ammon Bundy, who believed that the...

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