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Bosworth Park Benefits From Gambling Grant

Bosworth Park Benefits From Gambling Grant

Renovation will begin shortly at the Bosworth Park in Manly after receiving a grant from the Diamond Jo Casino. Manly officials were given nearly $163,400 in a grant. The renovation includes new park equipment and handicap ramp access in the bathroom. The hope s to attract more people to the park in Manly. The elderly population has increased in

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Winnebago Hires Jefson

Winnebago Industries, Inc. announced Sam Jefson as Public Relations Specialist. Jefson is assuming PR duties from Sheila Davis who is retiring from the company. In his new position, Jefson is responsible for public relations functions, such as media and community relations, test drives, product promotion and product placement opportunities. “Sam has extensive writing experience which

Northern Pike are Biting in Saturday Morning Fishing Report

The weekly fishing report is compiled from information gathered from local bait shops, angler creel surveys, and county and state parks staff. For current information, contact the district fisheries office at the phone number listed at the end of each district report.   NORTHWEST Brushy Creek Lake Bluegill – Slow: Anglers have reported catching bluegill

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NORTH IOWA OUTDOORS: Discounts Offered April 20-26 for Boating Ed Courses

Iowa boat operators considering taking an online boating course are eligible for a discount by enrolling in the course April 20-26. The discounts are part of a national Spring Aboard campaign to increase attendance in boating education courses before the boating season. “An informed and knowledgeable boat operator is much more likely to recognize hazardous