Photo Gallery: Starved Rock Country Eagle Watch

Photo Gallery: Starved Rock Country Eagle Watch

Starved Rock Country's official Bald Eagle Watch Weekend returned to Starved Rock State Park this past Saturday and Sunday, January 25th and 26th. Presented by the Illinois Audubon Society in partnership with the Illinois Raptor Center, visitors were treated to two fun-filled day…
Ghost Stories on the I and M Canal

Ghost Stories on the I and M Canal

As dusk falls, come out and hear about the ghostly tales of the I&M Canal on the haunted boat tour this weekend from October 25-27. This Halloween adventure is filled with legends, mystery and horror. Let their talented tour guides divulge the many secrets, spirits, and scandals …
Bald Eagle Watch Weekend

Bald Eagle Watch Weekend

Starved Rock Country's official Bald Eagle Watch Weekend takes place this Saturday and Sunday, January 25th and 26th, at three great locations along the Illinois River. Presented by the Illinois Audubon Society in partnership with the Illinois Raptor Center, you'll be treated to …
Cross Country Skiing In Starved Rock County

Cross Country Skiing In Starved Rock County

Leave your skis and poles at home! Matthiessen State Park offers a hidden gem for outdoor enthusiasts visiting Starved Rock Country, reasonably priced rentals for cross country skiing supplies, right inside the park.Matthiessen, located just three miles south of Starved Rock Stat…
Starved Rock Country Musician Offers Classical Combination

Starved Rock Country Musician Offers Classical Combination

Violinist Casey McGrath hasn’t been performing her musical mashup for very long, but that hasn’t stopped her from occasionally earning a little rock star status. The classically trained musician nonetheless gets recognized “at random places" across Starved Rock Country. (Photos p…
Starved Rock Country To Appear On 'American Pickers'

Starved Rock Country To Appear On 'American Pickers'

The cast and crew of the popular History Channel antiquing program "American Pickers" paid a visit to Starved Rock Country this past Fall. Now, the episode is about to airwaves! The historic Herrcke Hardware, located in downtown LaSalle, will appear on History Channel’s “American…
Photo Gallery: Sled Dogs Visit Starved Rock

Photo Gallery: Sled Dogs Visit Starved Rock

This Sunday, visitors at Starved Rock State Park were treated to a dog meet and greet, lecture on huskies and a live sled dog demo! Here's a look back at the fun, a glimpse ahead to the next Sled Dog Demo Day![Photos and captions for NewsTribune by Annette Barr]Mike Knill connect…
Free Show Explores Lincoln's Legacy

Free Show Explores Lincoln's Legacy

Abraham Lincoln: The Great Communicator is coming to Starved Rock Country! Taking place March 28th, this show will merge music and spoken word to explain the Great Emancipator's lasting legacy. Here's everything you need to know about this free show, hosted by one of the state's …
See Sled Dogs In Action At Starved Rock State Park

See Sled Dogs In Action At Starved Rock State Park

This Sunday, Free Spirit Siberian Rescue comes to Starved Rock State Park for the first in a series of live sled dog demos and informational seminars.The event will precede a live dog-pulled demo, taking place at 9:30 a.m, noon and 3 p.m. This impressive display will take place i…
A Starved Rock Guided Hike (In The Palm Of Your Hand)

A Starved Rock Guided Hike (In The Palm Of Your Hand)

The Prairie State Hike App puts dozens of the best guided hikes in Illinois conveniently on your favorite tablet or smartphone device. Now, that list includes top treks inside Starved Rock State Park! Join us as we take a tour of this app, and learn how it can add a whole new lay…
Plan Your Starved Rock Wedding

Plan Your Starved Rock Wedding

This Sunday, January 5th, from noon to 3pm, head to the Great Hall at Starved Rock Lodge for the 15th Annual Starved Rock Lodge Wedding Expo! Meet preferred vendors, explore the wedding venue, sample delicious cuisine and enjoy complimentary champagne! Here's everything you need …