Statewide: Why Fewer Geese Make The Trip To Southern Illinois; The Return of Small Town Festivals
Throughout the midwest, pandemic restrictions are being eased. That's good news for smaller communities who rely on the economic boost of annual festivals and events. After a year that saw nearly all of them canceled, many are back on for 2021.
As recently as 30 years ago, southern Illinois was a major destination for Canada geese over winter. But the geese don't show up in the same numbers as before. We'll look for some answers why.
And we'll learn about a program to get more young students of color to make a career in the classroom.
Those stories and more on this week's Statewide.
* Professor Brian Gaines with the University of Illinois' Institute of Government and Public Affairs discusses public sentiment about redistricting.
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