News

Water Brains In Iowa Great Lakes

Water Brains In Iowa Great Lakes

Spirit Lake, IA (KICD)–“Water Brains” have shown up recently in the Iowa Great Lakes.

DNR Fisheries Biologist Mike Hawkins tells KICD News that bryozoans aren’t an uncommon creature in fresh water lakes.

Hawkins says the colonies form into a large blobby critter which is where the “water brains” moniker comes from.

Hawkins says that the “water brains” do not present any threat to the public or the lakes.

Local Headlines

in Local

Estherville Teen Accident

Car Accident 1280

An Estherville teen is injured after his vehicle struck a tree.

in Local

Highway 60 Project Delayed

mndot

The completion date for the four-lane expansion of Highway 60 from Mountain Lake to Butterfield has been delayed.

in Local

Alta Man Sentenced To Prison

courtnews1240

An Alta man charged in a theft and an armed robbery receives a prison sentence.

in Local

Sutherland Facility Groundbreaking

A groundbreaking ceremony for a new structure in Sutherland is set for Friday.

in Local

Woman Killed After Pickup Runs Through Nursing Home

fatalaccident1240

The collision killed 88-year-old Anna Dykstra...