Winter Wonderland, Bird Watching And Holiday Fun: IL In Photos

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ILLINOIS — Take a look through this set of images from across Illinois. We’re expecting many great opportunities for readers to get some memorable photographs this winter throughout the state.

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Denise Damit, of Huntley, sent in this photo she shot of her cats, Lily and Roxy, who she said love sitting on the patio and watch the squirrels and birds.

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LE Holden, of North Aurora, submitted this photo of the Christmas tree. “It takes 13 hours to light and decorate, but I think it is well worth the effort,” Holden said.

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Peter Stepaniuk, of Carol Stream, captured this photo of Winston at his home.

Karen Bryant said she wrangled up her dogs, Apollo and Oakley, for this fun holiday photo in front of the Christmas tree, a Frazier fir tree. “The scarves lasted about three minutes, but long enough for the pose.”

Thank you all for the beautiful photo submissions!

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