Saturday October 20 5:52 am

Spotlighting events along the south shore of Lake Michigan


Pheasant put-and-take hunt reservations


Reservations for put-and-take pheasant hunts on DNR properties will be accepted until midnight on Nov. 24.

Free Youth Hunting Days


The remaining free youth hunting days for 2018 are Nov. 24 and 25. Youth free hunting days are traditionally set as the first full weekend after Sept. 1 when dove and squirrel season are open, as well as the weekend after Thanksgiving when deer, rabbit, squirrel, and other gamebird and furbearer seasons are open.

Youth Waterfowl Season

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Youth waterfowl season dates are Oct. 13-14, 2018 (North Zone), Oct. 20-21, 2018 (Central Zone), and Oct. 27-28, 2018 (South Zone). Youth 17 or younger on the date of the hunt can participate, but must be accompanied by an adult. A federal duck stamp is required for all persons 16 years of age or older. A State migratory waterfowl stamp is not required to hunt waterfowl or other migratory birds for resident youth hunting or nonresident youth hunting license holders. A HIP registration number is required for all youth hunters during the youth waterfowl season.

Chicago Fire Travel to Face New York City FC on Wednesday, Host Los Angeles FC on Saturday


The Chicago Fire (7-15-7, 28 points) will travel to face New York City FC (14-8-8, 50 points) at Yankee Stadium in Bronx, N.Y., on Wednesday, Sept. 26 at 6 p.m. CT (ESPN+/Univision Radio WRTO AM 1200). Coverage begins at 5:45 p.m. CT with a live pregame show on ESPN+ presented by CIBC.

Chicago Cubs announce tentative 2019 regular season schedule

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Major League Baseball and the Chicago Cubs today announced the tentative 2019 regular season schedule. The Cubs will open their 144th season at the Texas Rangers Thursday, March 28, with the home opener taking place Monday, April 8, against the Pittsburgh Pirates.

Nicolas Hasler Named to Liechtenstein National Team Roster


Chicago Fire midfielder Nicolas Hasler has been selected for the Liechtenstein National Team roster for upcoming UEFA Nations League play.

BUMP, SET, SPIKE! Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Northwest Indiana’s – Duneland Club Offering Volleyball League


It is time to get ready to BUMP, SET, and SPIKE for Duneland Boys & Girls Club’s 2018 Volleyball League! League registration begins July 23 and is open to all girls and boys from grades 3rd through 8th. The Club’s Volleyball League season will run from September 18 through November 17. All teams will have one practice during the week and an eight game schedule. All games will be played on Saturday at the Club.

Online reserved hunt applications now available


Hunters can apply online for a reserved hunt by visiting and clicking on the "Reserved Hunt Info" link.