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Iowa DNR to begin annual spring burning

Iowa DNR to begin annual spring burning

  • 3/25/2021 8:33:00 AM
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SWISHER - The Iowa Department of Natural Resources (DNR) will be conducting prescribed burns this spring on wildlife management areas managed by the Iowa DNR’s Iowa River Wildlife Unit in Linn, Johnson, Benton, Iowa, Tama, Cedar and Mahaska counties. 
DNR investigates wastewater release in Solon

DNR investigates wastewater release in Solon

  • 12/4/2019 6:32:00 AM
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SOLON—This morning, staff from the city of Solon in Johnson County reported a release of partially treated wastewater which flowed overland into Mill Creek.
Hawkeye Wildlife Area Refuge Opens Dec. 18

Hawkeye Wildlife Area Refuge Opens Dec. 18

  • 12/11/2018 10:19:00 AM
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The wildlife refuge at the Hawkeye Wildlife Area in Johnson County will be open for public use, including hunting and trapping, on Dec. 18. 
Minor injured in Johnson County hunting incident

Minor injured in Johnson County hunting incident

  • 12/11/2017 10:24:00 AM
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JOHNSON COUNTY, Iowa – An 11-year-old boy was injured in a hunting incident on December 10, 2017. It happened on private property near the intersection of 320th Street Northeast and Prairie Du Chen Road Northeast in Johnson County.
Hawkeye Wildlife Area refuge opens Dec. 19

Hawkeye Wildlife Area refuge opens Dec. 19

  • 12/8/2017 10:28:00 AM
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The wildlife refuge at the Hawkeye Wildlife Area in Johnson County will be open for public use, including hunting and trapping, on Dec. 19. 
Heavy Rainfall Closes Shooting Range At Hawkeye Wildlife Area

Heavy Rainfall Closes Shooting Range At Hawkeye Wildlife Area

  • 6/22/2016 1:55:00 PM
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IOWA CITY - The Tim Dorr rifle and handgun range at the Hawkeye Wildlife Management Area is closed after a nearly six inch rainfall Tuesday night damaged the recently completed renovation on the popular shooting range.