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    Honoring Filmmakers at Ebertfest

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    Escape to the Quad City Botanical Center


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Stop. Relax. Enjoy.

I frequently travel Route 20 through Galena on my way to college in Dubuque and often take for granted the beautiful scenery and rolling hills that are common to this area – until recently. As I was driving along on my way …




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EcoGrove Wind Farm

Near my home town, Acciona recently started the “EcoGrove Wind Farm” in a rural area of northwest Illinois. Over the past year or two, dozens of these turbines were constructed across miles of land in this region and, because of their …