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Local DNR Enforcement Officer Passes Away

Sat 1-9-2021

(Spirit Lake)-- An enforcement officer with the Iowa Department of Natural Resources who served the Iowa Great Lakes Area has died of complications from COVID-19. 

Steve Reighard passed away Friday at a Sioux Falls hospital.

Reighard served as Park Ranger at Gull Point State Park in 2005. He started work in the DNR's Enforcement Division in 2012.

A post on social media says Reighard was a fixture in the local law enforcement community and that he will be remembered for his dedication.

A memorial (see photo below) has been set up on the plaza at the east entrances of the Dickinson County Courthouse.