Argyle Lake

Studying Local Cycling Environment
4:22 pm
Wed July 23, 2014

Bicycle Survey Underway in McDonough County


Residents of McDonough County are being asked to provide feedback on how to make the area more bicycle-friendly.

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Life Jackets Ensure Safety
4:11 pm
Wed May 28, 2014

State Law Requires Life Jackets For All Passengers

Boaters on Argyle Lake

The Illinois DNR says there is something very simple boaters can do to ensure their safety.

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Boat Capsized
10:07 am
Wed May 14, 2014

Boater Dies at Argyle Lake State Park

Argyle Lake
Credit Rich Egger

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.

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City Hopes to Get Grant Money Next Year
12:50 pm
Thu August 30, 2012

Colchester Delays Water Main Repairs

Colchester will delay replacement of a troublesome water main until at least next year.

Part of the six-inch line is suspended beneath a bridge. Earlier this summer, it leaked from several sagging segments. The city spent $7,000 on temporary repairs.

Mayor Danny Bice says the city does not have any money for extensive repairs or replacement of the 120-foot long stretch. The city also did not qualify for any state or federal assistance on the project.

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