U.S. Army Corps of Engineers http://wuis.org en Aldermen Call For Movement On Hunter Lake http://wuis.org/post/aldermen-call-movement-hunter-lake <p><span style="font-family: Tahoma; font-size: medium; line-height: 1.5;">Several Springfield aldermen want to ramp up efforts for building Hunter Lake. &nbsp; </span></p><p><span style="font-family: Tahoma; font-size: medium; line-height: 1.5;">The proposed second water source for the city has been on the drawing board for decades, but the state EPA and Army Corps of Engineers must sign off on the project. &nbsp;</span></p> Wed, 12 Feb 2014 04:43:40 +0000 Lee Strubinger 18799 at http://wuis.org Aldermen Call For Movement On Hunter Lake Shutdown Shuts Out Hunters, Fishermen http://wuis.org/post/shutdown-shuts-out-hunters-fishermen <p>Hunters in southern Illinois are officially shut out of tens of thousands of acres of federal lands thanks to a partial shutdown of the federal government. &nbsp;<br />Fishermen looking to troll Rend Lake for crappies found closed campsites managed by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers this week. The closures are a setback to the region. Southern Illinois has economic challenges and the area&#39;s recreation helps local businesses. &nbsp; Fri, 04 Oct 2013 19:28:13 +0000 Associated Press 10320 at http://wuis.org Shutdown Shuts Out Hunters, Fishermen