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Minn. state officials make progress on elder abuse complaints
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Probate of Vernon G. Engelkes
City of Worthington planning commission notice of public hearing
Data: Nov. 27, 2017
January 24, 2018
Okoboji Winter Games on tap this weekend
OKOBOJI, Iowa — With more than a foot of snow landing Monday on the Iowa Great Lakes, organizers of the University of Okoboji Winter Games...
January 24, 2018 - 11:45am
January 20, 2018
Nature-related items sought for exhibit
OKOBOJI, Iowa — Insects from around the world, antique steel traps, items found on the bottom of West Lake Okoboji — local residents have been able to show off some of their amazing nature-related collections at the Dickinson County Nature Center.
January 20, 2018 - 12:01pm
December 30, 2017
Drone photography exhibit on display
OKOBOJI, Iowa — It has only been two years since Tom Gustafson first purchased a drone, but in that time he has made quite a name for himself with his aerial photography. A selection of his drone photography will be on display January-March in the Dickinson County Nature Center’s...
December 30, 2017 - 11:01am
December 13, 2017
Christmas Bird Count is Saturday
OKOBOJI, Iowa — The Dickinson County Conservation Board and local birder Lee Schoenewe are working together to gather volunteers to participate in Saturday’s annual Audubon Society Christmas Bird Count.
December 13, 2017 - 8:35am
November 18, 2017
Pollinator Paradise project under way
OKOBOJI, Iowa — The Conservation Foundation of Dickinson County continues to raise funds to complete a new Pollinator Paradise addition to the nature center in Okoboji. Construction of the $1.7 million addition began in July, with Poppema-Sikma Construction of Sheldon scheduled...
November 18, 2017 - 9:43am
November 17, 2017
Special Thanksgiving hike set for Wednesday
OKOBOJI, Iowa — An ethnobotany-themed Thanksgiving hike will begin at 3 p.m. Wednesday at the Dickinson County Nature Center. “As we walk through, we can talk about why we’re thankful for different plants in the prairie, wetland and woodland,” said environmental education...
November 17, 2017 - 6:27pm
August 28, 2017
Bee & Butterfly Festival is Friday
OKOBOJI, Iowa — The annual Bee & Butterfly Festival will be hosted from 4 to 8 p.m. Friday at the Dickinson County Nature Center.
August 28, 2017 - 7:42pm
August 4, 2017
Disc golf event set for Aug. 14
OKOBOJI, Iowa — The Okoboji Gold Disc Golf Course in Kenue Park will host the Dickinson County Conservation’s final Family Nature Night of the season beginning at 6 p.m. Aug. 14.
August 4, 2017 - 11:12am
July 14, 2017
Dickinson County Nature Center offers fun for the whole family
Editor’s note: This is the first in a series of stories planned on area summer attractions. OKOBOJI, Iowa — The Dickinson County Nature...
July 14, 2017 - 8:25pm
July 10, 2017
Iowa Rock ’n Roll Music Association names director
OKOBOJI, Iowa — The Iowa Rock ‘n Roll Music Association has named Cindy Stanbro as its new executive director.
July 10, 2017 - 6:38pm
Science Quest camp coming to nature center
OKOBOJI, Iowa — Elephant toothpaste, soda explosions, homemade slime — Science Quest camp at the Dickinson County Nature Center is going to be explosive fun.
July 10, 2017 - 4:36pm
May 30, 2017
Kayaking programs for beginners offered
OKOBOJI, Iowa — Mark Foss, a kayaker and certified instructor with the American Canoe Association, is partnering with the Dickinson County Conservation Board to offer kayaking classes. Kickstart Your Kayak classes will begin with beginner-level sessions from 9-11 a.m. and from 1-3...
May 30, 2017 - 5:52pm
May 24, 2017
DCNC offering summer programming
OKOBOJI, Iowa — The Dickinson County Nature Center is offering summer programming for nature explorers and young naturalists is focusing on outdoor recreation this summer starting June 8.
May 24, 2017 - 2:52pm
May 9, 2017
Wings & Wetlands Weekend planned
OKOBOJI, Iowa — A Warbler Walk will begin at 8 a.m. Saturday as part of the Dickinson County Nature Center’s Wings & Wetlands Weekend. Ed Thelen will help lead the Warbler Walk with Bryanna Kuhlman at the Marble Lake boat ramp west of Big Spirit Lake for a leisurely walk to...
May 9, 2017 - 4:29pm
April 16, 2017
Earth Day celebration planned
OKOBOJI, Iowa — John James Audubon actually had no role in the organization that bears his name — the Audubon Society — though he left quite the legacy from his intriguing life as an ornithologist, naturalist and painter. Hear all about Audubon’s life and work during an Earth...
April 16, 2017 - 6:27pm