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  1. Southern Illinois already preparing for 2017 solar eclipse touristsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 20 | The Post-Standard

    ... of the county's tourism bureau, said its important to prepare for the eclipse's popularity. Blue Sky Vineyards in Makanda is directly in the eclipse's centerline. The bed and breakfast's marketing director, Brandy Nance, said it is getting interest ...

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  2. Southern Illinois preparing now for 2017 eclipse touristsRead the original story

    Monday Jan 18 | Chicago Sun-Times

    ... of the county's tourism bureau, said its important to prepare for the eclipse's popularity. Blue Sky Vineyards in Makanda is directly in the eclipse's centerline. The bed and breakfast's marketing director, Brandy Nance, said it is getting interest ...

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  3. The wrong photo collage blanket received by Raelynn.Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 10, 2015 | WFIE-TV Evansville

    ... rightful owner in time for Christmas. This isn't the first package mix-up in the area either. Breeanna Raelynn, of Makanda, Illinois, said she received another family's photo collage blanket in the mail. The blanket has what appears to be several ...

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  4. The wrong photo collage blanket received by Raelynn.Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 10, 2015 | KFVS12

    ... rightful owner in time for Christmas. This isn't the first package mix-up in the area either. Breeanna Raelynn of Makanda, Ill. said she received another families photo collage-blanket in the mail. The blanket has what appears to be several family ...

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  5. Blue Catfish Harvested at Little Grassy Fish HatcheryRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 29, 2015 | WSIL

    ... not just southern Illinois, but all of Illinois," explains Manager Rick Smith. Little Grassy Fish Hatchery in Makanda is one of three hatcheries in the state. Smith says they produce a little more than 1.3 million fish a year, and now it's time for ...

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  6. Giant City Park offers view of declining speciesRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 31, 2015 | KFVS12

    The familiar orange and black flapping wings of the Monarch butterfly is expected to be on display in Jackson County, Illinois in September. Thousands of Monarchs migrate south to central Mexico every fall, according to the Illinois Department of Natural Resources, and Giant City State Park in Makanda is planning accordingly.

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  7. Free event to focus on ancient, mysterious Stone Forts of southern ILRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 11, 2015 | KFVS12

    ... the public on Tuesday, August 11 at 6 p.m. at the Giant City Park Visitors' Center located at 235 Giant City Road in Makanda, Illinois.

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  8. Free event to focus on ancient & mysterious Stone Forts of Southern IllinoisRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 6, 2015 | KFVS12

    ... the public on Tuesday, August 11 at 6 p.m. at the Giant City Park Visitors' Center located at 235 Giant City Road in Makanda, Illinois.

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  9. OUTDOORS: Unique landscape of the Four Corners offers diverse hiking opportunitiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 2, 2015 | Farmington Daily Times

    ... said Tanner, who is now director of the Touch of Nature Environmental Center at Southern Illinois University in Makanda, Ill. Earlier this year, he and his wife, Emily Ressler-Tanner, published their fifth Falcon Guide, "Hiking the Four Corners." ...

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  10. Makanda, IL wounded warrior to volunteer at Amputee Coalition youth campRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 27, 2015 | KFVS12

    A Makanda, Illinois man and Purple Heart recipient has been chosen to serve as a counselor at the 2015 Amputee Coalition Paddy Rossbach Youth Camp.

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  11. Giant City State Park (Makanda, IL) 11 photos a Created on May 28Read the original story

    May 28, 2015 | WIKY-FM Evansville

    Giant City Park offers some great outdoor opportunities and is only a couple hours away from Evansville. For more info:

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  12. Hiking Excursion a couple hours from Evansville In S'up with Debra Miller by Debra MillerRead the original story w/Photo

    May 28, 2015 | WIKY-FM Evansville

    If you are looking for a fun getaway, try Giant City State Park in Makanda, Illinois I recommend the Trillium Trail. It's a 2 mile hike but with great views.

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