People living in and around the Austin neighborhood on Chicago's West Side have been calling in reports for weeks about what they thought was a stray dog, or maybe even a coyote. Turns out, it wasn't either of them.
If you've never been down to Springfield's Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum, they're rolling out for display some really cool and interesting items that visitors would normally not get the chance to see.
If you're a long-time Rockford or Rockford-area resident, you're probably familiar with Toad Hall. Shortly after starting here at WROK (back in the day when we still played music, and some of it from vinyl), my old friend, and long-time on-air personality Chuck Doyle took me over to Toad Hall to stock up on a bunch of music for our oldies show, The Saturday Night Cruise.
If you've never taken the trip down to Springfield to the Abraham Lincoln Presidential Museum and Library, you've been missing out on one of the coolest museum experiences that Illinois has to offer. And, now that experience just got a little more interesting.