The presence of prehistoric artifacts is impacting plans by the Iowa Department of Natural Resources to refurbish and parking lot and driveway at a state park in the Iowa Great Lakes Area.
The project at Mini Wakan State Park was planned in conjunction with the renovation of the park's historic lodge, which was completed this past summer.
Kevin Szcodronski, Chief of the DNR's Parks Bureau says they're working with the state's cultural affairs office to come up with an alternative plan after an archaeological review, which is required before the agency can do any digging projects, turned up the likelihood of artifacts being present on the site.
Szcodronski says the development will have no impact on the timeframe for the project, which isn't scheduled until this coming summer.
Arnolds Park Amusement Park has invested $250,000 so far to replace part of the track on this nearly 90-year-old ride.More >>
Another sign that summer is almost here, Arnolds Park Amusement Park is getting ready to open. When it finally comes, the 13th oldest roller coaster in the world will deliver a less "rickety" ride.More >>
Download the NEW KTIV Storm Team 4 Weather App for Android and iOS (Apple) phones and tablets for your chance to win a snow thrower from Ariens. Sign up now through January 22nd, 2013 for your chanceMore >>
Get the new "KTIV Storm Team 4" weather app now. You'll enjoy interactive radar with storm tracking tools, video forecasts, severe weather push alerts and much more.More >>
Persons with disabilities who need assistance with issues relating to the content of this station's public inspection file should contact Administrative Assistant Kathy Clayton at (712) 239-4100 x209. Questions or concerns relating to the accessibility of the FCC's online public file system should be directed to the FCC at 888-225-5322, at 888-835-5322 (TTY) or at firstname.lastname@example.org.