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2008-08-20 21:00:22

By Jerry McDowell EUREKA - The Woodford County Board voted 10-3 to approve the El Paso wind farm project after stipulating that six towers within 1 miles of the city be removed. The vote followed news Monday that Navitas Energy of Minneapolis had reached agreements with three El Paso area townships for road maintenance. Voting against the project were Thomas Evans of Roanoke, Stanley Glazier of Congerville and Peter Lambie of East Peoria. Thomas Janssen of Minonk proposed the...

2008-08-11 21:00:25

By Scott Richardson;srichardson@pantagraph.com The Nature Conservancy has transferred the 720-acre Chinquapin Bluffs Natural Area in Woodford County and the 60-acre Henline Creek Natural Area in northern McLean County to the ParkLands Foundation, a non-profit organization dedicated to preserving and restoring natural areas based in Mclean County. ParkLands officials said the Chinquapin will become part of the group's Mackinaw Bluffs Corridor Project to restore about 1,500 acres of habitat...


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lunula
  • A small crescent-shaped structure or marking, especially the white area at the base of a fingernail that resembles a half-moon.
This word is a diminutive of the Latin 'luna,' moon.
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