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Supervisors draft letter opposing livestock expansion near Milford

September 25, 2014
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The Dickinson County Board of Supervisors on Tuesday voted to send a certified letter to the Iowa Department of Natural Resources that will call on the state agency to reconsider and deny the application for a hog building construction project near Horseshoe Bend Park.

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Molloy Zebra Mussel Visit

September 23, 2014
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In their continued effort to keep the Lakes community informed of Aquatic Invasive Species, the Iowa Great Lakes Association (IGLA) hosted zebra mussel expert and research scientist, Dr. Daniel Molloy in Okoboji on September 11 and 12. Dr. Molloy, the patent inventor of Zequanox, spent…

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Supervisors Hold Workshop To Draft Hog Lot Letter

September 19, 2014
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Story courtesy Explore Okoboji Wed 9-17-2014 (Spirit Lake)– The Dickinson county board of supervisors meet this (Wed.) morning for a workshop on writing a letter to the Department of Natural Resources regarding a proposed manure management plan for a proposed 2,400 head confined feeding operation near…

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Scientist Introduces Product To Help Solve Zebra Mussel Problem In Great Lakes Area

September 15, 2014
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These aren't the mussels you get at restaurants. They're another kind that aren't so friendly. ABC Channel 9 covers zebra mussel story.

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Dead bacteria could help reduce zebra mussel infestations

September 11, 2014
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By Russ Mitchell, Managing Editor Dickinson County News Local officials think a population explosion for zebra mussels may be inevitable. A research scientist from New York will be in the…

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Important Zebra Mussel Meeting Friday

September 8, 2014
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The Iowa Great Lakes community has been concerned about the spread of zebra mussels ever since the first signs of zebra mussels were found two years ago. Although the numbers…

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