EPC Hears Support For Petition Calling On DNR To Make Changes To Master Matrix
More than 30 people attended Tuesday's Environmental Protection Commission meeting urging the Department of Natural Resources to grant a formal rulemaking petition submitted last month by Iowa Citizens for Community Improvement and Food and Water Watch to strengthen the master matrix system.
Local Marina Raises A Little More Than $3,000 For Honor Flight Program
A lakes area marina has raised has raised a little more than $3,000 for the veteran's Honor Flight program. Parks Marina donated a maui mat that was raffled off at the annual Salute to Veterans Night held August 1st at the Barefoot Bar.
Work On I-90 Between Lakefield And Sherburn To Start Monday (Aug. 14th)
Traffic on Interstate 90 between Lakefield and Sherburn will be reduced to one lane each direction with reduced speeds beginning this coming Monday (Aug. 14th) as crews will be applying a surface treatment to preserve the pavement.Â
Chamber Staffing Discussion Highlights SL City Council Meeting
Staffing of the Chamber of Commerce Office now that Blaine Andera has been named CEO of the Iowa Great Lakes Area Chamber of Commerce, a position he also currently holds with the Spirit Lake Chamber, was a topic of discussion at last (Tues.) evening's Spirit Lake City Council meeting.
Dickinson Co. Supervisors Sign On To Petition Calling On DNR To Revise Master Matrix
The Dickinson county board of supervisors voted unanimously this (Tues.) morning to sign off on a petition calling on the Iowa Department of Natural Resources to make changes to the Master Matrix system that's used in determining the location of large confined animal feeding operations.
Monthly Survey Of Business Leaders Shows Mixed Results
A monthly survey of business leaders suggested a drop in business conditions but still indicated the economy will pick up over the next few months in nine Midwest and Plains states, including Iowa and Minnesota.