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January is National Radon Action Month

  Locks can’t protect you. Doors won’t keep it out. A killer may be sneaking into your home without you even knowing it. It’s radon. And it silently kills about 21,000 Americans every year. January is National Radon Action Month, and the Dickinson County Conservation Board encourages you to protect yourself and your family from…

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Hike the Wild begins Jan. 26 for 2016 season

Snowshoes, snow boots, hiking boots, sneakers, sandals. Break out whatever kind of hiking footwear the season calls for and join the Dickinson County Conservation Board’s monthly Hike the Wild program. The 2016 calendar kicks off Tuesday, Jan. 26, with a trip to the Horseshoe Bend Wildlife Area to hike the beautiful Little Sioux River flood…

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Nature Playtime for Tots kicks off 2016 season Jan. 13

Free educational entertainment for toddlers is almost non-existent in today’s era, at least outside of the television set. However, that’s exactly what the Dickinson County Nature Center offers with its monthly Nature Playtime for Tots program. Fun and learning come together as the 2016 season begins 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, Jan. 13, with a “Sleepy Times”…

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