Wood Boats grace Arnolds Park

Despite the rain and storms on Saturday, July 28, there were some brave owners of wooden boats who brought their treasures out to Arnolds Park for people to see. [nggallery id=23]

U of O Homecoming

The University of Okoboji races – marathon, triathlon, half-marathon, and 10k were Saturday, July 21! The marathon started bright and early at 6 a.m., with the next race starting at 7! Congrats to all he participants of all the races! [nggallery id=21]

Western event benefits Trails

The Dickinson County Trails Board hosted the Boots & Boogie Bike Bash fundraiser Friday evening at the Pavillion at Arnolds Park. The event raised thousands of dollars for the Dickinson County Trails System. With a country theme, guests were invited to come in costume, enjoy country cuisine, and try line dancing. [nggallery id=20] See additional … Read more

Aquatic Invasive Species meeting planned for July 30

For the last two years the State of Minnesota has been strengthening their Aquatic Invasive Species laws. Last fall, Iowa Great Lakes residents asked the DNR and legislature to strengthen Iowa’s AIS laws. Something happened and the AIS changes was not properly drafted for presentation to the legislature. Attached is a DNR letter that explains … Read more

Art Center hosts Austin Deuel exhibit

Artist Austin Deuel was on hand for opening of his exhibit Thursday, July 12 at the Pearson Lakes Art Center. The Scottsdale, Ariz. artist is a sculptor, painter and muralist. He a member of the American Indian and Cowboy Artists Association. During the Vietnam era, he was a Marine combat artist (the first), completing two … Read more