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https://www2.illinois.gov/services/DCEO/things-to-do
Find Things to Do in Illinois
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Find activities in every corner of the state
https://www2.illinois.gov/services/DNR/waterfowl-permits
Waterfowl / Dove Permits
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Commecial waterfowl hunting area permit applications are available through the IDNR website.
https://www2.illinois.gov/services/IDOA/statefair-event-reservation
Reserve an Event & Facility at the State Fairgrounds
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The Illinois State Fairgrounds encompasses over 360 acres of land with more than 150 buildings and over 1,000 stalls for livestock or horses. The many amenities offered here on the Illinois State Fairgrounds will assist you in hosting your event, large or small.
https://www2.illinois.gov/services/IDOA/duquoin-tickets
Purchase Tickets to the DuQuoin State Fair
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The Du Quoin State Fair features nightly Grandstand entertainment. Tickets can be purchased through Ticketmaster or at the Du Quoin State Fair box office.
https://www2.illinois.gov/services/ALPLM/alplm-illinois-history-conferences
Illinois History Conferences
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The Conference on Illinois History offers a place for scholars to present their latest research into the state’s past, whether it involves Native Americans and early settlers, Abraham Lincoln and his contemporaries, or crusaders for social justice. Historians present their findings and then take part in lively conversations with the audiences. The conference also has sessions designed specifically for teachers, who can earn professional-development credits for participating.
https://www2.illinois.gov/services/IDOT/winter-road-conditions
Find Current Winter Road Conditions
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Weather, construction and road closure maps
https://www2.illinois.gov/services/DCEO/il-getaway
Plan an Illinois Getaway
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Find activities in every corner of the state
https://www2.illinois.gov/services/THA/tollway-calculator
Tollway Trip Calculator
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Calculates amount of Tolls
https://www2.illinois.gov/services/THA/tollway-contact
Contact the Illinois Tollway
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Tollway headquarters; Customer Call Center; Construction information
https://www2.illinois.gov/services/DNR/deer-permits
Deer Permits
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Hunters can apply online for firearm deer permits, or purchase archery deer permits from vendor locations.
https://www2.illinois.gov/services/DNR/fishing-licenses
Fishing Licenses
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Fishing licenses can be purchased online or over-the-counter from DNR DIRECT license/permit vendors.
https://www2.illinois.gov/services/THA/virtual-tollway
Illinois Virtual Tollway Interactive Map
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Roadway information;Lane closures
https://www2.illinois.gov/services/THA/i-pass-activation
I-Pass Transponder Registration & Activation
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Create I-Pass account
https://www2.illinois.gov/services/IDOT/rest-areas
Illinois Rest Areas
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Rest area related information such as services available, location information, location and rest area name.
https://www2.illinois.gov/services/DNR/fishing-hunting-application
Fishing & Hunting Application & Renewal
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Hunters can purchase hunting, fishing and combination licenses online, or over-the-counter from DNR DIRECT license/permit vendors statewide.
https://www2.illinois.gov/services/IDOT/road-project-information
Find State Road Project Information
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This section of IDOT's website showcases projects that the department seeks to keep the public updated on. Utilizing the map and lists provided on this site, you will find significant information on featured projects such as overview, benefits, scope, public involvement and timely news, status and updates on current construction projects.
https://www2.illinois.gov/services/DNR/senior -licenses
Senior Licenses (age 65 and over)
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Hunting, fishing and combination licenses and available online and over-the-counter from DNR DIRECT vendors statewide.
https://www2.illinois.gov/services/DNR/register-boat
Registering a New Boat In Illinois
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Boaters can learn more information on how to register their boat or watercraft in Illinois.
https://www2.illinois.gov/services/ALPLM/lincoln-presidential-library-museum-tickets
Lincoln Presidential Library & Museum Tickets
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Purchase tickets to visit the Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum.
https://www2.illinois.gov/services/DNR/register-snowmobile
Register a Snowmobile
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Drivers can learn more about how to register their snowmobile in Illinois.
https://www2.illinois.gov/services/IDOA/statefair-campsite
Reserve a Campsite at the Illinois State Fair
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Camping is available on the Illinois State Fairgrounds 365 days a year.
https://www2.illinois.gov/services/IHPA/plan-visit-lincoln-library-museum
Plan a Visit to the Lincoln Library & Museum
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Get everything you need to know about planning your visit to the Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum.
https://www2.illinois.gov/services/DNR/boating-accident-reporting
Boating Accident Reporting
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Boat operators are required to submit a written report following accidents involving injury, loss of life or property damage in excess of $2,000.
https://www2.illinois.gov/services/THA/tollway-projects
Tollway Roadway Projects Overview
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Projects by Roadway; Work Zone Safety; Building a Green Enviorment; Contruction Contract Tracker; Congestion Relief