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DNR to discuss Lake Ahquabi improvements during Feb. 8 public meeting

DNR to discuss Lake Ahquabi improvements during Feb. 8 public meeting

  • 2/1/2022 2:07:00 PM
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INDIANOLA -- The Iowa Department of Natural Resources (DNR) will discuss its plans to improve water quality and fishing at Lake Ahquabi, and upgrade campground amenities and provide better accessibility throughout Lake Ahquabi State Park, during an open house on Feb. 8.
Man found in Lake Ahquabi identified

Man found in Lake Ahquabi identified

  • 6/29/2021 1:10:00 PM
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INDIANOLA, Iowa - A man found dead in Lake Ahquabi on Sunday, June 27, 2021 has been positively identified as Joshua Sweeden, 33, of Indianola.
DNR responds to body spotted in Lake Ahquabi

DNR responds to body spotted in Lake Ahquabi

  • 6/28/2021 8:48:00 AM
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INDIANOLA, Iowa -- On Sunday, June 27, 2021, at approximately 10:15am, a body was spotted floating in Lake Ahquabi approximately 20 yards from shore in the beach/swimming area.
Iowa's most Instagrammed state parks

Iowa's most Instagrammed state parks

  • 8/22/2017 10:07:00 AM
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For many, when they step outside to enjoy Iowa’s state parks, snapping some pictures is a natural part of the journey. Explore parks all over the state by hiking, biking, relaxing lake side and experiencing extraordinary views – you can start with these 10, which are the parks posted about the most by Iowans on Instagram
Eight Historical CCC Parks in Iowa

Eight Historical CCC Parks in Iowa

  • 3/31/2015 11:26:00 AM
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From the iconic boathouse at Backbone, to the spillway at Beeds Lake, to the varied and beautiful stone lodges and shelters within so many of our parks, we owe a debt of gratitude to the men of the Civilian Conservation Corps. Celebrate the CCC’s anniversary, March 31, by learning about these stand-out examples of CCC projects in Iowa.