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Fishing regulations relaxed at West Swan Lake in Emmet County

Fishing regulations relaxed at West Swan Lake in Emmet County

  • 4/19/2022 11:57:00 AM
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ESTHERVILLE - The Iowa Department of Natural Resources (DNR) has relaxed the fishing regulations at West Swan Lake in Emmet County to allow anglers to more freely harvest fish before the lake is renovated to eliminate an overabundant population of bullhead and common carp, and restore water quality and habitat.
Remnant prairie is heart of Anderson Prairie Wildlife Area

Remnant prairie is heart of Anderson Prairie Wildlife Area

  • 8/17/2021 11:34:00 AM
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At roughly 200 acres, Anderson Prairie State Preserve is one of the largest remnant prairies in Iowa and with more than 220 different plant species it is one of the most diverse places in the state.
Iowa DNR to begin annual spring burning

Iowa DNR to begin annual spring burning

  • 3/18/2019 8:31:00 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 Prairie Lakes Wildlife Unit in Buena Vista, Clay, Emmet, Palo Alto and Kossuth counties.
Results of Emmet County Fish Kill Available

Results of Emmet County Fish Kill Available

  • 8/5/2016 8:36:00 AM
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SUPERIOR – At least 605 fish were killed about four miles northwest of Estherville, according to numbers released today by Iowa DNR.  
DNR investigating third fish kill this week

DNR investigating third fish kill this week

  • 8/4/2016 4:59:00 PM
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SUPERIOR – DNR environmental and fisheries staff are investigating the third fish kill this week, this time in western Emmet County about four miles northwest of Estherville.
Wastewater Discharge in Armstrong

Wastewater Discharge in Armstrong

  • 5/12/2016 3:36:00 PM
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ARMSTRONG – A power outage caused a pump to fail in the city of Armstrong in Emmet County early Thursday morning.