Buena Vista Trails Advisory Council Ribbon Cutting
The Buena Vista Trails Advisory Council is happy to announce the completion of the first phase of sign installation on the county-wide trail system. This trail network connects every city in the county as well as several public areas in the county.
To celebrate this accomplishment, a ribbon-cutting will take place at the BV County Fairgrounds in Alta at 9:30am on Sunday July 7th. This event is being held just ahead of a bike ride held in conjunction with the BV County Fair.
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Pres. & CEO of NW Financial Corp. appointed by Gov. Kim Reynolds to serve as Supt. of the Iowa Division of Banking
President and CEO of Northwest Financial Corporation Jeff Plagge has been appointed by Governor Kim Reynolds to serve as the Superintendent of the Iowa Division of Banking. The position is pending confirmation by the Iowa Senate to be effective September 16th.
Heitman conducting Underwater Archaeology in the Iowa Great Lakes
A University of Iowa graduate is conducting Underwater Archaeology in the Iowa Great Lakes through the Iowa Lakeside Laboratory. After consulting with the State Archaeologist to determine some sites at the Iowa Great Lakes to study, Heitman has been working in some shallow areas that may hold evidence of prehistoric habitation near the water.
Kayla Lyon Named First Female Director of the Iowa DNR
Gov. Kim Reynolds appointed Kayla Lyon to take over as the director of the Iowa Department of Natural Resources on June 26. Lyon has previously worked on agricultural, environmental, and water quality policies. She is replacing Bruce Trautman and will be the eighth director of the agency.