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DNR to host tour of Fort Atkinson Preserve historic fort repairs

DNR to host tour of Fort Atkinson Preserve historic fort repairs

  • 5/14/2024 12:35:00 PM
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FORT ATKINSON-- The Iowa Department of Natural Resources (DNR) will host a public walking tour on May 18, from 1 to 3 p.m., at Fort Atkinson State Preserve​, 303 2nd Street, ​ Fort Atkinson. The tour will allow participants to observe progress of the current repair project impacting several of the historic structures at the preserve. The tour will be led by DNR Field Engineer Ken Howe. The event will be held rain or shine.
State archery tournament returns to the Iowa State Fairgrounds in Des Moines March 1-3

State archery tournament returns to the Iowa State Fairgrounds in Des Moines March 1-3

  • 2/20/2024 12:23:00 PM
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An estimated 2,300 students from more than 140 schools from across Iowa will be in the Richard O. Jacobson Exhibition Center and the 4H Building at the Iowa State Fairgrounds in Des Moines on March 1-3, to participate in the 18th National Archery in the Schools Program State Tournament. This is the largest youth archery tournament in Iowa.
Iowa State Fairgrounds host state archery tournament March 4-5

Iowa State Fairgrounds host state archery tournament March 4-5

  • 2/14/2023 12:03:00 PM
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An estimated 2,200 students from more than 125 schools from across Iowa will be in the Richard O. Jacobson Exhibition Center (Bullseye) and the 4H Building (3D) at the Iowa State Fairgrounds in Des Moines March 4-5, to participate in the 17th National Archery in the Schools Program State Tournament. This is the largest youth archery tournament in Iowa.
Results from 2022 state archery tournament

Results from 2022 state archery tournament

  • 3/15/2022 2:28:00 PM
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The 2022 Iowa Archery in the Schools Program season culminated with the state tournament March 5-6 at the at the Iowa State Fairgrounds, where nearly 1,800 archers competed for scholarships and awards in bullseye targets and 660 archers competed for scholarships and awards 3D targets.
Results from 2021 state archery tournament

Results from 2021 state archery tournament

  • 4/21/2021 1:12:00 PM
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Nearly 2,000 archers from more than 100 Iowa schools participated in the National Archery in the Schools Program (NASP) Virtual State Tournament in Iowa. This year a virtual state format was used to allow a large number of participants to compete. The tournament season ran December 1 to February 20 and saw 3,940 archers compete in at least one event.
Clean Water in Iowa Starts Here Tour Stops in Madison County

Clean Water in Iowa Starts Here Tour Stops in Madison County

  • 10/14/2020 10:13:00 AM
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Campaign encourages all Iowans to take an active role in improving water quality DES MOINES, Iowa (Oct. 14, 2020) – The Clean Water in Iowa Starts Here tour will visit the Madison County fairgrounds today in Winterset. This stop highlights efforts to protect Cedar Lake, the source of drinking water for Winterset. The Winterset Utility Board, Madison Soil and Water Conservation District, Iowa Department of Natural Resources (DNR), U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, USDA-Natural Resources Conservation Service,...
Results from 2020 state archery tournament

Results from 2020 state archery tournament

  • 3/10/2020 11:43:00 AM
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Nearly 2,000 archers from more than 120 Iowa schools participated in the National Archery in the Schools Program (NASP) state tournament March 7-8, in Des Moines. For the season, more than 4,000 archers participated in Iowa's National Archery in the Schools After-School League Program. The season ran from December 1, 2019 - February 22, 2020. 
Des Moines to host state archery shoot March 7-8

Des Moines to host state archery shoot March 7-8

  • 2/18/2020 11:34:00 AM
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Nearly 2,700 students from more than 90 schools from across Iowa will be in the Richard O. Jacobson Exhibition Center (Bullseye) and the Pioneer Livestock Pavilion (3D) at the Iowa State Fairgrounds in Des Moines on March 7-8, to participate in the 14th National Archery in the Schools Program State Tournament. This is the largest youth archery tournament in Iowa.
1,500 archers compete at state tournament

1,500 archers compete at state tournament

  • 3/9/2017 9:34:00 AM
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Nearly 1,500 archers from 84 Iowa schools participated in the National Archery in the Schools Program (NASP) state tournament March 3-4 in Des Moines.
State Archery Tournament Begins March 3 in Des Moines

State Archery Tournament Begins March 3 in Des Moines

  • 2/21/2017 3:17:00 PM
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An estimated 1,500 Iowa students from fourth grade to 12th will be at the Iowa State Fairgrounds March 3-4 competing in the National Archery in the Schools Program state tournament.
Anamosa Teen Sweeps State Archery Tournament

Anamosa Teen Sweeps State Archery Tournament

  • 3/22/2016 8:32:00 AM
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Anamosa’s David Machart became Iowa’s top scholastic archer during the 2016 National Archery in the Schools Program State Championship March 4-5. Machart won the 3D target and the bullseye target competition with identical near perfect scores of 299 out of 300.
Record Number of Participants Coming to State Archery Tournament

Record Number of Participants Coming to State Archery Tournament

  • 2/16/2016 8:07:00 AM
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An estimated 1,300 students from 50 schools across Iowa will be in the Richard O. Jacobson Exhibition Center at the Iowa State Fairgrounds in Des Moines on March 4-5, to participate in the 10th Annual Iowa Archery in the Schools Program State Tournament. This is the largest youth archery tournament in Iowa.
Online Contour Map Available for Lost Grove Lake

Online Contour Map Available for Lost Grove Lake

  • 10/20/2015 8:16:00 AM
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An online contour map is now available for Iowa’s newest lake, Lost Grove Lake, located in Scott County. A ceremony to celebrate Lost Grove Lake’s dedication was held October 7.