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Sep 24

Iowa's Hunter Education Program

Posted to Naturally Speaking with Steve Lekwa by Erica Place

Iowa has offered hunter education programs of one form or another since at least 1960 when I went through a program that was conducted by then State Conservation Officer, Warren Wilson. Officer Wilson came to our school and spoke to us about the safe use and storage of firearms in the gymnasium. Students weren't required to attend this program, but I remember that there were lots of us on the bleachers. I don't recall a test of any kind, but I did receive a heavy yellow paper wallet card attesting to the fact that I had attended the program.

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Sep 04

Heavy Rainfall

Posted to The Greenprint by Erica Place

Quick Update:

Hickory Grove received a little over 7 inches of rain throughout the holiday weekend. By Sunday morning the lake was completely full again and is currently one or two feet above full pool. We will continue drawdown so the archaeological survey can take place, but with more water entering the lake and more rain in the forecast it may take some time before we reach the desired water level. 

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