Winter Games go on with events off the ice

Questionable ice conditions did not stop the University of Okoboji Winter Games from hosting a fun-filled weekend Jan. 27-19 in the Iowa Great Lakes. A handful of events were cancelled and a few more were relocated because warm temperatures earlier this winter created unsafe ice conditions on Smith’s Bay – the usual location for most … Read more

DNR considers installing electric fish barrier

Officials throughout Dickinson County have focused on efforts to stop zebra mussels from entering the Iowa Great Lakes. Now, a new threat has spawned and water protection groups are trying to prevent the invasion of another aquatic invasive species.

Media outlets give more attention to Asian Carp problem

With Asian Carp creeping through the Midwest, media outlets throughout the region are covering the epidemic. Click here to see a recent magazine article by Chicago Magazine. The Omaha World Herald also recently ran an article on the invasive species. Click here to read the article from the Herald.