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Accused owner found not guilty at trial after being charged following escape of 1,300-pound bison near Wauconda

The alleged owner of a 1,300-pound bison, which was on the loose for months in the Wauconda area, was found not guilty at trial after he was charged in connection with the animal’s escape. “Tyson the Bison,” also called “Billy the Bison,” had been on the loose in the western Lake County and eastern McHenry […]

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Area police departments make April Fools’ jokes about bison that remains on loose from Wauconda area

Area police departments took to social media Friday to make April Fools’ Day jokes about the bison that has been wandering around the Wauconda area since escaping from its owner months ago. The Lake County Sheriff’s Office said on social media that they “cannot confirm or deny” a post made in the “Wauconda For Wauconda” […]

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Sheriff warns residents not to approach ‘Tyson the Bison’ which has been on loose for months in Lake County

The sheriff’s office is warning residents to not approach “Tyson the Bison,” which has been on the loose in the Wauconda and Island Lake area since September after escaping from its owner. “This is no bull! Actually, it’s an American Buffalo, fondly given the name ‘Tyson the Bison’ and she’s still on the ‘mooooove,’ as […]