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Big Creek Wildlife Area is hidden in plain sight

Big Creek Wildlife Area is hidden in plain sight

  • 8/9/2023 7:30:00 AM
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Often overlooked for its similarly named state park or mistaken for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers sprawling Saylorville Wildlife Area, Big Creek Wildlife Area is roughly 3,100-acre, one stop outdoor shop just 10 minutes from Ankeny.
Fish kill found in Ankeny stream

Fish kill found in Ankeny stream

  • 8/13/2020 3:19:00 PM
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ANKENY - As of noon Thursday, dead fish began surfacing in roughly one-half mile of a tributary to Fourmile Creek in Ankeny following a release of milk on Tuesday night.
DNR traced white color in Ankeny stream to source

DNR traced white color in Ankeny stream to source

  • 8/12/2020 3:21:00 PM
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ANKENY—At 7 a.m. this morning, DNR began receiving reports that a tributary to Fourmile Creek in Ankeny had turned white and that fish were struggling near the surface.
Iowa shooting sports championship events conclude

Iowa shooting sports championship events conclude

  • 7/2/2019 11:38:00 AM
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Gage O’Connor from the Ankeny Hawks Shooting Sports Team hit 200 straight clay targets at the State Trap Shoot the first week of June, besting all other shooters. But in the end his effort was not enough to hold off the varsity squad from North Scott who had the high squad score, hitting 985 out of 1,000 targets by their five person team.
DNR investigated discharge to Four Mile Creek tributary

DNR investigated discharge to Four Mile Creek tributary

  • 11/2/2018 6:04:00 PM
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ANKENY—A storage tank overflowed at the Air Gas plant on SE Creekview Drive in Ankeny over the weekend, sending about 1,000 gallons of lime slurry into a tributary of Four Mile Creek.
Iowa shooting sports teams excel at nationals

Iowa shooting sports teams excel at nationals

  • 7/27/2017 11:02:00 AM
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Iowa athletes from North Scott, Maquoketa, Pleasant Valley, Pella, Pella Christian, Ankeny Centennial, Gilbert, Solon, Oskaloosa and Easton Valley were frequent visitors to the winners podium at the Scholastic Action Sports Program (SASP) and the Scholastic Clay Target Program (SCTP) National Team Championships.
Ice Fishing Event in Ankeny Re-Scheduled for Feb 6

Ice Fishing Event in Ankeny Re-Scheduled for Feb 6

  • 1/21/2016 7:48:00 AM
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Des Moines – An ice fishing meet-up is scheduled for Feb. 6 at the Ankeny Lake on the DMACC campus at 2:30 p.m. to introduce participants to the basics of ice fishing.
Sunday's Ice Fishing Event in Ankeny Postponed

Sunday's Ice Fishing Event in Ankeny Postponed

  • 1/14/2016 4:25:00 AM
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Des Moines – The Iowa Department of Natural Resources has postponed the ice fishing event at the Ankeny Lake on the DMACC campus scheduled for Jan. 17, due to forecasted subzero temperatures.