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Cougar Spotted Just North of Chicago (Again)

Imagine this: it’s dark, you’re driving home with your family just 7 miles north of Chicago in Winnetka, on a quiet, oak-lined residential street. You think you spot a large dog by the side of the road, but when you get closer…it’s not a dog. Or even a coyote. It’s a cougar. No, not Courtney Cox,... Read more »

More Details and More Money for New Northerly Island "Camping Hub"

If you’re excited about Chicago’s newest camping destination–a completely redeveloped Northerly Island that was announced last week–you can rest assured that the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is excited, too. On Thursday, they requested another $2.2 million in funding from the Great Lakes Fisheries Ecosystem Restoration, bringing the total project budget up to nearly $7... Read more »
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