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Iowa DNR to begin annual spring burning

Iowa DNR to begin annual spring burning

  • 3/2/2021 11:02:00 AM
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The Iowa Department of Natural Resources (DNR) will be conducting prescribed burns this spring on wildlife management areas managed by the Iowa DNR’s Clear Lake Wildlife Unit in Cerro Gordo, Franklin, Hancock, Winnebago, Worth, and Wright counties.
Clear Lake boat ramp closed

Clear Lake boat ramp closed

  • 10/20/2020 1:08:00 PM
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Clear Lake – The boat ramp on Clear Lake at Ventura Access is closed while a new boat ramp is installed.
Boy killed in PWC crash on Clear Lake

Boy killed in PWC crash on Clear Lake

  • 8/12/2020 7:53:00 AM
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CLEAR LAKE, Iowa – On Tuesday, August 11, 2020, at approximately 12:00 p.m., a collision involving two personal watercraft (PWC) occurred on Clear Lake, killing a 14 year old, who was operating one of the PWCs. A 12 year old, who was operating a second PWC involved in the crash, sustained minor injuries to the face. A passenger on the second PWC was not injured.
Natural Resource Commission to meet Sept. 12 in Clear Lake

Natural Resource Commission to meet Sept. 12 in Clear Lake

  • 9/3/2019 7:55:00 AM
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Des Moines, Iowa – The Natural Resource Commission (NRC) of the Iowa Department of Natural Resources will meet at 8:30 a.m., Sept. 12, at the Lakeview Community Center, 10 North Lakeview Drive, in Clear Lake.
7 lakes you’ve got to fish this fall

7 lakes you’ve got to fish this fall

  • 10/23/2018 3:27:00 PM
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Get out and enjoy Iowa’s fantastic fishing opportunities. The air is cool, the views are picturesque, lakes are less crowded and the fish are easy to catch.
Girl injured when struck by personal watercraft

Girl injured when struck by personal watercraft

  • 7/8/2018 4:12:00 PM
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CLEAR LAKE, Iowa – The Iowa Department of Natural Resources law enforcement and Clear Lake Fire and Rescue responded to a crash involving several juveniles on Clear Lake at approximately 8:15 p.m. on July 6.
Iowa's most Instagrammed state parks

Iowa's most Instagrammed state parks

  • 8/22/2017 10:07:00 AM
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For many, when they step outside to enjoy Iowa’s state parks, snapping some pictures is a natural part of the journey. Explore parks all over the state by hiking, biking, relaxing lake side and experiencing extraordinary views – you can start with these 10, which are the parks posted about the most by Iowans on Instagram
7 Things To Do in Iowa's Outdoors This Week

7 Things To Do in Iowa's Outdoors This Week

  • 6/26/2015 4:21:00 AM
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If you’re looking for some new or different ideas to explore Iowa’s outdoors, we have a suggestion for each day of the holiday week: