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Spanish Daily Journal
     April 30, 2018      #23-119 sdj
 
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Elizabeth Wroblewski, 10, of Bourbonnais, wrote Bourbonnais Mayor Paul Schore a letter last month, asking the village board to reconsider an ordinance that forbids residents to raise chickens within the village's corporate limits.
Will letter hatch change?

John Dykstra
jdykstra@daily-journal.com

Elizabeth Wroblewski toured the aisles of Blain’s Farm & Fleet with her grandpa and 7-year-old brother.

She was in awe after seeing a pen of baby chicks. After bonding with the chicks for a while, the 10-year-old Bourbonnais resident asked her grandfather if they could take some home to raise.

Her “Papa,” Harold Shamblin, had to break the bad news to his grandchildren: Bourbonnais does not allow residents to raise chickens in corporate limits.

“They were really cute,” ...

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