Wednesday, March 29, 2023

Tag Archives: Illinois Department of Natural Resources


By Dixie Terry While there are lots of different Illinois state park camping locations available, nearly everyone in Johnson County has visited Ferne Clyffe State Park at Goreville as it is a firm favorite in the area. And, for those who haven’t, make a point to drive through and take …

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SIU to host one of three additional IDNR fracking hearings

The Illinois Department of Natural Resources has scheduled three additional public hearings on its proposed regulations for high-volume oil and gas drilling after it originally scheduled only two public hearings with the first of those to be held Nov. 26 in Chicago and the second to be held Dec. 3 …

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Commissioners approve pay cuts to incoming elected officials

The county commissioners met in a regularly scheduled session Monday in which it was voted 2-1, to reduce pay to the incoming county commissioner, coroner and circuit clerk. Incoming Johnson County elected officials pay is set 180 days prior to taking office. In November, the elected circuit clerk will begin …

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