News

Lyon County 2nd Fish Kill

Lyon County 2nd Fish Kill

Photo: clipart.com

George, IA (AP) — The state Department of Natural Resources says it’s investigating another fish kill in northwest Iowa.
Officials say a conservation officer reported seeing dead fish and crawdads in an unnamed stream Tuesday in Lyon County. Further investigation Wednesday revealed dead fish of different sizes and species in the stream. It is unclear how many fish have been affected.
The stream flows into Rat Creek, a tributary of Otter Creek between Ashton and George.
Officials say aerial spraying is the most probable cause of the spill, but lab results are still pending. Three aerial applicators were flying in the area Tuesday.
This is the second recent fish kill in Lyon County.

Local Headlines

19 hours ago in Local

Okoboji Intoxicated Teacher Resignation

Okoboji Pioneers Logo

The Okoboji School Board has accepted the resignation of a teacher, who was at the school's prom, in an intoxicated state.

21 hours ago in Local

Storm Lake Credit Card Theft

News Arrest1240 1

A Storm Lake woman was arrested in reference to a theft.

21 hours ago in Local

Kitchen Fire

Fire1240

Fire crews were called to a kitchen fire, in Storm Lake.

23 hours ago in Local

Dickens Loose Horses

Clay Sheriff Dept 1240

A Dickens woman is charged after a report of horses running loose.

23 hours ago in Local

Storm Lake Substance Spill

Firefighters News 1240

Firefighters responded to the report of a substance spill on a road, in Storm Lake.