Robin Hinchee

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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Damaged by Flood Waters
7:19 pm
Mon October 29, 2012

Argyle Lake Rehab Project Finished

Monday's ribbon cutting at Argyle Lake State Park
Credit Rich Egger

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.

Portions of the road were washed out by a flash flood in late June 2007, which forced the state to close half the park.

Illinois Department of Natural Resources Director Marc Miller participated in the ceremony and he drove the road earlier in the day.

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