Mar 18, 2024 - News

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🚤 Boat owners at Saylorville and Red Rock marinas say prices are jumping too high in comparison to other lakes. (WHO-13)

💧 Iowa's long drought is causing nitrates to build up on farmlands. When regular rainfall returns, that could lead to a spike in stream contamination. (Iowa Capital Dispatch)

💰 A $1 million grant could be allocated to a project in Beaverdale that will provide supervised housing to girls who are in foster care under a resolution before DSM City Council tonight.

📈 The metro's population grew just over 3% in the last three years, according to new U.S. Census Bureau estimates. (Radio Iowa)

⭐️ Today's headline maker: Keith Piscitello of Clive.

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