Officials with the Iowa Department of Natural Resources and the city of Storm Lake say a problem with a pipe that resulted in a discharge of wastewater into Storm Lake earlier this week has been fixed.
DNR Holds Informational Meeting On Planned Improvements At Several Lakes Area State Parks/Campgrounds
Parks personnel with the Iowa Department of Natural Resources hosted a public informational meeting Thursday evening on various improvements either currently underway or that soon will be getting started at several state parks in the Iowa Great Lakes Area.
DNR Meeting To Discuss Proposed Improvements At Various Lakes Area State Parks Postponed
A public meeting to discuss construction plans in the Gull Point State Park complex that was originally scheduled for this (Tues.) evening has been postponed to Thursday evening at 6:00 pm at Mahan Hall on the campus of Lakeside Lab in Wahpeton.
A state commission told lawmakers repeated cuts to the Iowa Department of Natural Resources threatened its ability to protect the state's air and water as the reductions have forced the agency to leave more than 100 positions vacant.
Group Files Lawsuit Against Dickinson County Over Re-Zoning For East Loch Estates Project
A group calling itself “Concerned Citizens of Dickinson County” has filed a lawsuit challenging action taken by county officials to approve the rezoning and a planned unit development for the East Loch Estates project just north of Chalstrom Beach.
Spirit Lake Chamber Issues Advisory Regarding Solicitation Calls
Officials with the Spirit Lake Chamber of Commerce say they've been getting reports today (Thurs.) from members saying they've been getting phone calls soliciting advertising, and that they specifically mention the Chamber in the sales pitch.
Area Law Enforcement Agencies Team Up With IABD For I-Pledge Program
Several area law enforcement agencies are teaming up with the Iowa Alcoholic Beverages Division for a program to educate retailers and to enforce the state's tobacco, alternative nicotine and vapor product law.
Nationally Known Los Angeles Vlogger Speaks In Person To Spirit Lake & Okoboji J-Term Students
Beauty is so much more than skin deep. That's the message a Los Angeles You Tube blogger had today (Tues.) for some Spirit Lake and Okoboji High School J Term students who have been learning about beauty and hair at the Faust Institute for Cosmetology in Spirit Lake.
Taxpayer Group To Hear Presentation On $25M Bond Issue In Okoboji School District
The Dickinson County Taxpayers Association will meeting this Thursday to learn more about a $25 million bond issue that will go to the voters in the Okoboji Community School District this coming April.
A Pocahontas man has been charged for an incident last month, in which Storm Lake Police were called to Storm Lake Honda in regards to a report that someone had attempted to pass a counterfeit one-hundred dollar bill.
Report On Midwest Economy Shows Continued Improvement
An economist says a business conditions index for nine Midwest and Plains states, including Iowa and Minnesota, rose over the past month, pointing to continuing improvement in regional economic conditions.