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The first of Iowa’s three duck hunting zones opens Oct. 2

The first of Iowa’s three duck hunting zones opens Oct. 2

  • 9/28/2021 1:35:00 PM
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Wetland conditions have improved ahead of the Oct. 2 opening day of Iowa’s duck season in the north zone. The most recent migration report shows an increase in the number of ducks that pushed in to Iowa, thanks to a classic September weather change.
DNR officials help rescue man in Lake Wapello

DNR officials help rescue man in Lake Wapello

  • 2/25/2020 7:40:00 AM
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DRAKESVILLE, Iowa – Iowa DNR officials helped rescue a man that had fallen through the ice at Lake Wapello in Davis County Monday night around 5:30.
Water Summary update

Water Summary update

  • 5/9/2019 2:44:00 PM
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DES MOINES – While most stream flows continue to drop and April had below-average rainfall, the past 12 months set records for the wettest May to April period in Iowa’s history. Surrounding states have also experienced record wet years.
State Parks Impacted by Recent Rains

State Parks Impacted by Recent Rains

  • 7/19/2016 12:45:00 PM
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People planning park visits in the near future are reminded to check on current conditions before heading out. Several Iowa state parks have been impacted by recent heavy rainfalls.