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Branstad surveys NW Iowa flood damage

June 18, 2014 in Uncategorized

ROCK RAPIDS, Iowa — Gov. Terry Branstad and Iowa Homeland Security and Emergency Management Director Mark Schouten visited Rock Rapids Wednesday to survey the damage from Monday’s devastating storm that hit northwest Iowa. 

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Minnesota’s Northwest Angle seeks access through tribal lands

June 3, 2012 in DL-Online

There’s a deal in the works to trade 9,300 acres of Minnesota state-owned land in the Northwest Angle to the Red Lake Band of Chippewa to guarantee road access and an easement for power and telephone lines. Continue Reading

Northwest Iowa Rec Center hopes to reach out to community members

August 29, 2011 in Worthington Daily Globe

SHELDON, Iowa On the fringe of Northwest Iowa Community College (NCC) sits a large, red-roofed building also known as the Lifelong Learning and Recreation Center. Continue Reading

TAG-TEAM FISHING: Wrangling with white sturgeon on the Columbia River

July 24, 2011 in DL-Online

It’s the first morning of a two-day fishing trip for white sturgeon on the Columbia River near Portland, Ore., and we’re here, five of us, watching a massive fish clear the water surrounded by some of the most beautiful country imaginable. Continue Reading

Weather delays opening of northwest Iowa casino

April 27, 2011 in West Central Tribune

LARCHWOOD, Iowa Rainy weather has pushed back the debut of a Northwest Iowa casino by two weeks. Continue Reading