Posts by kiley

Fall events: Playtime for tots, hikes

Make sure you mark your calendars for some great events coming up this fall! Nature Playtime for Tots returns 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, Sept. 10, at the Dickinson County Nature Center. The program will run the second Wednesday of each month through May. Please call 712-336-6352 to register your child! The Turkey Trot Hike is scheduled…

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Monarch tagging, crafts, puppet show and more at festival

Bask in the beauty of bees and butterflies during the first combined Bee & Butterfly Festival 4-8 p.m. Friday, Sept. 5, at the Dickinson County Nature Center in Okoboji. “We have held the Monarch Butterfly Festival every year, and it’s always a big hit, so we decided to add bees to the event this year,”…

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George Bower radio show

    Community relations coordinator Kiley Roth was on George Bower’s radio show earlier this month. Listen for us each month at 7:30 a.m. on “Northwest Iowa Outdoors” on Newsradio 1240 KICD.

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Gov. Terry Branstad at nature center

  Dickinson County Nature Center had the honor of hosting a reenactment of the signing of Senate File 2349 by Gov. Terry Branstad Saturday, Aug. 23. About 20 members of the public attended the event outside the Okoboji nature center. President of the Iowa Great Lakes Association Bill Van Orsdel introduced Lt. Gov. Kim Reynolds…

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Gov. Terry Branstad to visit nature center

Iowa Gov. Terry Branstad and Lt. Gov. Kim Reynolds will visit the Dickinson County Nature Center in Okoboji at 4 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 23, to reenact the signing of Senate File 2349. This bill became law in June, providing, among other things, funding for the Iowa Department of Natural Resources for lake restoration and for…

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Permit applications for hunting at Horseshoe Bend

The Dickinson County Conservation Board will again this year allow limited deer hunting at Horseshoe Bend Recreational Area. Interested hunters may apply to the DCCB for a permit to hunt a portion of Horseshoe Bend with awarded permits being valid for one week of the IDNR-approved hunting season. A predetermined number of permits are available…

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Phonebook listing incorrect

We apologize that our phone number and address were listed incorrectly in the Northwest Iowa Regional Directory phone book that just came out. It has been cleared up with the company.Our address is 2279 170th St., Okoboji, IA 51355.Our phone number is 712-336-6352.

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Calling all kids! Camp Aug. 18

You’re surrounded by a playground — nature’s playground. Children going into first and second grade are invited to participate in a day camp teaching them all the fun activities to do in Nature’s Playground 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Monday, Aug. 18, at the Dickinson County Nature Center in Okoboji. Kids will check out native plants in…

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