Thomas Zebron, 18, of La Salle wasn't really trying to hook this paddlefish, which he reeled in Sunday at the Hennepin Canal in Bureau Junction. Rather, he had hooked a bluegill and was reeling it in when the paddlefish got to it first.


The University of Illinois Extensions Office will be offering a 4-H summer library programs across Bureau, Putnam, Marshall and La Salle counties. There will be three programs offered free of charge to participants.