Governor Orders Flags At Half Staff From Friday (Aug 24th) To Sunset Saturday (Aug. 25th) To Honor Passing Of Longtime Congressman
Governor Kim Reynolds has ordered all flags in Iowa to be lowered to half-staff from sunrise Friday, August 24th to sunset on Saturday, August 25th in honor and remembrance of former Congressman Leonard Boswell, who passed away Friday.
Report Of Test Results On Oil Contaminated Material Draws Even More Questions At Dickinson Co. Supervisors Meeting
Some test results of material contaminated by an oil spill that are being disposed of at the Dickinson County Landfill have been made available to the Dickinson County Board of Supervisors and were the topic of discussion at their meeting Tuesday.
Experts Warn Of Potential Health Impacts Associated With Nitrates & Other Contaminants In Some Drinking Water Sources In Parts Of Iowa
Some water quality experts who spoke at a forum Saturday in the Iowa Great Lakes had some dire warnings about potential health impacts associated with long-term exposure to nitrates and phosphorous in drinking water.
Forum Participants Sound Off Over Water Quality Issues At Blue Water Festival
Funding for water quality projects and Iowa's voluntary nitrogen reduction plan were a couple of the main topics experts sounded off on at a forum during Saturday's Blue Water Festival at Arnolds Park.
Investigation Into Traffic Hazard Results In Arrest
An investigation last week into a vehicle that was parked on the roadway just south of the intersection of Highway 9 and 430thAvenue in Emmet county resulted in the arrest of an Estherville man on drug charges.
Dickinson Co. Supervisors Again Discuss Deposit Of Oil Contaminated Material In Local Landfill
There was another very lengthy discussion at this (Tues.) morning's Dickinson County Board of Supervisors meeting regarding oil-contaminated soil and vegetation being disposed at the Dickinson County Landfill east of Arnolds Park.
Arnolds Park City Council Meets In Special Session To Adopt Statement Supporting Efforts Of Imagine Iowa Great Lakes
Meeting in a special session this (Monday) morning lasting less than 10 minutes, the Arnolds Park city council adopted a statement supporting efforts of Imagine Iowa Great Lakes, the organization involved a multi-million beautification of the lakes corridor.
Woman Pleads Guilty To Second Degree Burglary As Part Of Plea Deal In Dickinson Co. District Court
An Okoboji woman has pleaded guilty to second degree burglary in Dickinson County District Court as part of a plea deal in a case involving a forced break in of a residence in Wahpeton and taking a man from the residence against his will.
Governor Kim Reynolds Seeks Presidential Declaration For 30 Counties Hit By Severe Weather & Flooding, Including Dickinson
Governor Kim Reynolds is seeking a Presidential Disaster Declaration for 30 Iowa counties, including several in northwest Iowa, where significant damage was sustained from severe storms and flooding from June 6ththrough July 2nd.