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Busy as a beaver: winter offers great wildlife viewing


Date: 1/6/2017 5:47:00 PM

Most recently, beavers can be seen working just south of the Wolf Creek Causeway on Crab Orchard Lake. While not a lodge or dam, the structure is known as a food cache. "They'll basically cache all this food up and make a food cache where they can swim up

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Woman killed after driving into Crab Orchard Lake


Date: 12/29/2016 5:27:00 PM

CAMBRIA, Ill. - A Heartland woman is dead after driving her Mustang into Crab Orchard Lake Thursday. Police say 93-year-old Mary A. Willis was driving southbound on Cambria Road and failed to stop, crossing both east and westbound lanes of Illinois Route 13

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Winkeler: Tis the season to be thankful

The Southern

Date: 12/21/2016 11:22:00 PM

On Dec. 28, 110 kids from Illinois, Kentucky and Missouri will participate in the 7th annual… I’m thankful for the bald eagle that plucked a fish out of Crab Orchard Lake Dec. 14. I was seated in my car on the Wolf Creek causeway, photographing ducks

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Two injured in crash after driver falls asleep


Date: 12/21/2016 3:57:00 PM

It happened at around 12:14 p.m. on Rt. 148. Illinois State Police say Ryan Davis, 28, of Wood River, was driving a 2004 Mitsubishi SUV northbound on 148 across the Crab Orchard Lake bridge when he fell asleep and veered into the southbound lane

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2 people injured in head-on two-car crash in Williamson Co., IL


Date: 12/21/2016 3:24:00 PM

According to Illinois State Police, Ryan E. Davis, 28, of Wood River, Ill., was traveling north on IL Rt. 148 across the Crab Orchard Lake bridge around 12:14 p.m. At the same time, Janice R. Ellet, 64, of Carterville, Ill., was traveling south on the same

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