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Ice tournament circuit suspends 2023 season

By Brian Mozey Staff Writer St. Paul — The North American Ice Fishing Circuit (NAIFC) has suspended its 2023 season, effective Jan. 18, according to the NAIFC Facebook page. The organization made the announcement via

Illinois is among handful spending millions on CWD

While every state was encouraged to participate, Illinois was one of 32 states that provided data for the report, which revealed the cost of fighting CWD in 2021-22 ranged from a mere $8,000 in Oklahoma

State may put World Shooting Complex on the open market

The World Shooting and Recreational Complex, located north of Sparta, was opened in 2006 after it was built by the state as the new home for the Amateur Trapshooting Association’s Grand American Trapshooting Championships, which

Deputy gets nod to replace Callahan as DNR director

Gov. J.B. Pritzker has chosen a former state representative from southern Illinois as the next director of DNR. Natalie Phelps Finnie will replace Colleen Callahan, whose last day was Jan. 16. Callahan, who had been on the

Who’s next in line for top DNR post?

Colleen Callahan, who stepped into the role in 2019 as DNR’s first female director, put the game back in motion when she departed the agency on Jan. 16,…

Season-ending tips: measuring your 2022 buck

Some organizations value symmetry while others like total inches of antler. Categories usually are separated into “typical” or “non-typical,” with symmetry between the two sides of the animal having value.