The final days of deer season are at hand. Firearm deer season runs 30 minutes before sunrise to 30 minutes after sunset January 18-20. According to a spokesman for the Illinois Department of Natural Resources, hunters are limited to taking no more than two antlered deer in all seasons.
Northern Illinois sheriff's offices are advising people to be careful of deer crossing the road. It's the time of year when mating deer are most active. Last year in DeKalb County, the sheriff’s office dealt with 100 car accidents relating to deer, accounting for 14 percent of all accidents.