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Sierra Club wants limits on turtle harvest
The Iowa chapter of the Sierra Club is calling for the Iowa Department of Natural Resources to put strict limits on the state’s turtle harvest. Iowa now allows the unlimited year-round sport and commercial harvest of several types of turtles. Pam Mackey-Taylor of Marion, the chapter’s conservation chair, says Iowa’s turtle population is very fragile […]Full Post...
DNR found 10 intoxicated boaters in Operation Dry Water
The boating law administrator with the Iowa DNR has released the results of an enforcement effort last weekend on the state’s waterways. Susan Stocker says officers had contact with more than 700 vessels during the Operation Dry Water campaign, June 24-26. “And, unfortunately, that also included 10 boating while intoxicated (BWI) arrests,” Stocker said. The […]Full Post...
SUV crash near Marengo leaves 3 dead
Two children are among the three dead after two SUVs collided head-on last night near Marengo in Iowa County. The state patrol says one driver lost control and went onto the shoulder, over-corrected and crossed into oncoming traffic. Those killed were all passengers: 42-year-old Marilyn Coon, 14-year-old Haley Cruise and 11-year-old Cherokee Neiman, all of […]Full Post...
Nebraska Wesleyan officially joins IIAC
Nebraska Wesleyan University is officially a member of the Iowa Intercollegiate Athletic Conference beginning today. The Prairie Wolves are the ninth member, and the first from outside the boundary of Iowa, of a league that dates back to 1922. NWU will now compete strictly in NCAA Division III after being a dual member of NCAA […]Full Post...
Northwest Iowa manure spill reaches creek, fish kill ‘on-going’
A Thursday afternoon manure spill in northwest Iowa is causing what state officials call an “ongoing” fish kill. It happened in O’Brien County, about five miles northeast of Sutherland, on Doug Streit’s farm. State officials say Streit was pumping hog manure out of one tank into another. He stepped away and a hose broke loose, […]Full Post...
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