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Chicken sculpture unveiled in Ladd

LADD – A new sculpture is now gracing main street in Ladd, an eight foot tall chicken. The art installation, which was installed Wednesday, came from an artist in Southern Illinois. The Village of Ladd will be running a promotion four times a year asking visitors to take their picture with

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Improved Illinois bike maps now available

SPRINGFIELD – The Illinois Department of Transportation have announced the release of new Illinois Official Bike Maps, showcasing the state’s network of trails, paths and streets. Maps for each of IDOT’s nine districts include new features and designs that make them easier to understand,

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