Argyle Lake State Park http://tspr.org en McDonough County Identified As Tick-Populated http://tspr.org/post/mcdonough-county-identified-tick-populated <p>People are not the only ones who take advantage of the outdoors in the summer. Ticks flock the many hiking trails, camping grounds, and fishing spots throughout the area. Wed, 02 Jul 2014 21:25:21 +0000 Frannie Smith 55833 at http://tspr.org McDonough County Identified As Tick-Populated State Law Requires Life Jackets For All Passengers http://tspr.org/post/state-law-requires-life-jackets-all-passengers <p>The <a href="http://www.dnr.illinois.gov/Pages/default.aspx">Illinois DNR</a> says there is something very simple boaters can do to ensure their safety.</p><p> Wed, 28 May 2014 21:11:12 +0000 Frannie Smith 53979 at http://tspr.org State Law Requires Life Jackets For All Passengers Boater Dies at Argyle Lake State Park http://tspr.org/post/boater-dies-argyle-lake-state-park <p>Rescue workers spent more than six hours searching for a western Illinois man who disappeared after the boat he was in took on water and capsized at Argyle Lake State Park. Wed, 14 May 2014 15:07:38 +0000 Rich Egger 53175 at http://tspr.org Boater Dies at Argyle Lake State Park In The Tri States http://tspr.org/post/tri-states-53 <p></p><p>A look back at the top stories and features from the Tri States Public Radio news department from October 2012.&nbsp;</p><p>Monmouth was the only municipality to receive a grant from the inaugural Illinois Broadband Innovation Fund, the public raised more questions about Iowa Fertilizer Company’s proposed plant in Lee County, and a state panel voted to proceed with the closure of the Jacksonville Developmental Center.</p> Sun, 04 Nov 2012 16:09:58 +0000 Rich Egger 23917 at http://tspr.org In The Tri States Argyle Lake Rehab Project Finished http://tspr.org/post/argyle-lake-rehab-project-finished <p>A project five years in the making is finally finished in western Illinois. A brief ribbon cutting ceremony was held Monday afternoon to celebrate the reopening of the road around Argyle Lake State Park near Colchester.</p><p>Portions of the road were washed out by a flash flood in late June 2007, which forced the state to close half the park.</p><p>Illinois Department of Natural Resources Director Marc Miller participated in the ceremony and he drove the road earlier in the day.</p> Tue, 30 Oct 2012 00:19:39 +0000 Rich Egger 23658 at http://tspr.org Argyle Lake Rehab Project Finished