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The Iowa Great Lakes Association is committed to the Lakes area and its watershed. We promote environmental improvements and are an active influence in promotion for environmental health and quality-of-life in the Iowa Great Lakes.

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Des Moines Register covers Iowa Great Lakes hog-confinement battle

February 9, 2015
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Iowa Great Lakes, home to multimillion-dollar vacation homes and a playground for thousands of tourists each year, could become the next battleground over the construction of large animal-confinement operations.

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2015 Winter Games

January 30, 2015
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People flocked to the Iowa Great Area Jan. 23-25 for the fun and enjoyment of the 2015 Winter Games. Whether it was playing football or broomball or attending the Children’s Carnival at Boji Bay or the Chocolate Classic at the Expo Building, there was plenty…

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New Fashion Pork withdraws permit app. for Superior Township Confinement

January 21, 2015
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Explore Okoboji – Tue 1-20-2015 (Spencer)– We have word this (Tues.) afternoon New Fashion Pork has apparently withdrawn its application to build a 4,400 head hog operation on the Iowa/Minnesota border in Superior Township, in the far northeastern corner of Dickinson county. Assistant County Attorney…

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Supervisors draft letter to DNR

January 14, 2015
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This morning the Dickinson County Board of Supervisors authorized the sending of the attached letter to the Iowa Department of Natural Resources – Environmental Protection Division at Spencer. The letter…

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Dickinson Supervisors Vote To Reject Matrix Scoring Of Proposed Hog Operation

December 26, 2014
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Story courtesy of Explore Okoboji The Dickinson county board of supervisors voted unanimously today (Tues.) to object to the scoring of the Master Matrix for a 4,400 head hog operation…

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Proposed 4,400 Head Hog Operation In NE Dickinson County Draws Big Crowd To Board Of Supervisors Meeting

December 17, 2014
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Story courtesy of Explore Okoboji (Spirit Lake)– A public hearing on a proposal by New Fashion Pork to build a 4,400 head hog confinement barn in Superior Township near the…

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