DNR Roadside Survey Shows Pheasant Counts Up In Most Of Iowa Except NW Iowa
Results of the Iowa Department of Natural Resources' roadside survey indicates the state's pheasant population increased in every nine county region except northwest Iowa where it posted a 1 percent decline from last year.
Dickinson Supervisors Meet With Reps. Of DNR, BNSF And Waste Management
A meeting involving the disposal of items contaminated in a June 22ndderailment of a BNSF train hauling canadian tar sand crude oil near Doon was held this (Monday) morning at the Dickinson County Courthouse.
Joint Meeting Set To Discuss Disposal Of Oil Contaminated Materials At Dickinson Co. Landfill
A long awaited meeting involving the Dickinson County Board of Supervisors and representatives of various other entities to discuss the disposal of oil-contaminated material at the Dickinson County Landfill is scheduled for Monday (Aug. 27th).
Clay & Dickinson Counties Authorized For Emergency Haying & Grazing Of CRP Acres
Clay and Dickinson counties are among 22 in Iowa that have been approved for emergency haying and grazing of Conservation Reserve Program acres for fiscal year 2018 which runs from October 1stto September 30th.
FEMA Denies Request For Individual Assistance For Dickinson County Filed In Response To Flooding Earlier This Spring & Summer
Governor Kim Reynolds announced late Wednesday her request has been denied for federal assistance to homeowners, renters and businesses in four counties, including Dickinson county, impacted by flooding and severe weather June 6ththrough July 2ndof this year.
Merger Announced For Some Farm Implement Dealerships
C & B Operations, LLC, a John Deere dealership headquartered out of Gettysburg, SD is expanding its business base by combining with eight John Deere stores serving southern South Dakota and northern Iowa from Noteboom Implement, LLC. The change is effective immediately.
SBA Making Low Interest Loans Available In Counties Affected By Severe Weather And Flooding
Low-interest federal disaster loans are now available to certain private nonprofit organizations in Iowa following the issuance of a presidential disaster declaration for 30 counties affected by severe weather and flooding.
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.