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Former flood prone farmland now a popular wildlife area

Former flood prone farmland now a popular wildlife area

  • 9/5/2017 12:00:00 PM
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COGGON, Iowa - Word is starting to spread across the hunting circles in east-central Iowa, about a new wildlife area surrounding Buffalo Creek, on the Linn, Buchanan and Delaware County line.
Alliant Energy and Iowa DNR team up to offer eight Operation ReLeaf events this fall

Alliant Energy and Iowa DNR team up to offer eight Operation ReLeaf events this fall

  • 8/8/2017 12:31:00 PM
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DES MOINES – A popular program offering landscape quality trees at a deep discount to Alliant Energy customers will be held at eight locations across Iowa this fall. Residential tree distributions will take place in Buena Vista, Fayette, Jefferson, Jones, Lee, Linn, Lucas and Story counties this September and October.
Pleasant Creek Lake restoration project nearing completion

Pleasant Creek Lake restoration project nearing completion

  • 4/4/2017 11:42:00 AM
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PALO – The restoration of Pleasant Creek Lake, Linn County’s largest and most popular lake, that began last fall is nearly complete. All that remains to be finished is some concrete work and seeding the area.​
Railroad Cleaning Up Tracks From Leaking Tanker

Railroad Cleaning Up Tracks From Leaking Tanker

  • 6/7/2016 3:26:00 PM
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DES MOINES – A railroad tanker carrying 25,000 gallons of animal fat leaked along tracks Monday from Missouri Valley in Harrison County to Fairfax in Linn County, a distance of approximately 200 miles.