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Youth rescued from Iowa lake

The Iowa Department of Natural Resources reported March 23 that a Marion teen was pulled from Lake Darling after his kayak sank. Lake Darling is located in Washington County, in southeastern Iowa. Related: Safety urged in wake of Iowa drownings The incident happened Friday, March 19, 2021. Read more from the Iowa DNR: A 17-year-old […]

Iowa DNR: No need to rescue Bambi

As cute and helpless as they might seem, wildlife officials say fawns that appear to be abandoned are actually exhibiting normal deer behavior and should be left alone. “The worst thing someone can do is to ‘rescue’ the fawn,” said Jim Coffey, forest wildlife research biologist with the Iowa Department of Natural Resources. Related: Shot […]

DNR: Cedar Rapids MedQuarter, Zinser wor...

DNR: Cedar Rapids MedQuarter, Zinser worker face penalties for serious environmental, public health violations

The Iowa Department of Natural Resources announced today that the Cedar Rapids medical district, known as the MedQuarter, and Brian Sherron, of Zinser Demolition of Walford, have been ordered to pay administrative penalties for “serious violations” of the DNR’s regulations on underground storage tank removal. Sherron faces a $6,500 administrative penalty and the MedQuarter was […]