Posts With Keyword ‘Lake Darling’

Lake Darling Documentary in the Works

Posted: Monday, February 24th, 2014 at 6:23 am

A documentary film focused on the development and people involved in the restoration of Lake Darling is currently in pre-production.

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Lake Darling’s Dam to be Closed This Morning

Posted: Wednesday, February 12th, 2014 at 6:23 am

Lake Darling’s dam will be closed for a second time this morning, nearly 65 years after the park’s namesake, Jay N Ding Darling, helped close it the first time.

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Lake Darling Dam Gate Closing Ceremony Set

Posted: Friday, January 24th, 2014 at 6:23 am

The date of the Lake Darling dam closing ceremony is set.

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Bust of Ding Darling Planned for Lake Darling State Park

Posted: Wednesday, October 2nd, 2013 at 6:22 am

A bust of Lake Darling’s namesake will be debuted at the state park next summer.

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Wet Weather Delays Work at Lake Darling

Posted: Tuesday, June 4th, 2013 at 6:23 am

Work at Lake Darling State Park is being delayed by our wet spring.

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Governor’s Proposed Cuts Would Not Affect Lake Darling

Posted: Wednesday, February 6th, 2013 at 6:24 am

The proposed budget from the Iowa Governor’s office has a major reduction in the amount of money for lake restoration at state parks.  

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Lake Darling Remains Drained, Awaiting Permit Approval

Posted: Tuesday, January 8th, 2013 at 6:23 am

Only a couple of weeks of work remains at Lake Darling State Park to remove sediment at the bottom of the drained lake.

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Lake Darling Dam Almost Finished

Posted: Sunday, November 13th, 2011 at 6:26 am

The Lake Darling Dam is within weeks of being completed. This is after a nearly year long set back due to weather conditions.

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Lake Darling to Hold a Public Meeting on Renovations Tonight

Posted: Wednesday, October 6th, 2010 at 6:25 am

Lake Darling State Park will be holding a public meeting tonight to discuss lake and campground renovations.

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Lake Darling to Hold a Public Meeting on Renovations

Posted: Thursday, September 30th, 2010 at 6:23 am

Lake Darling State Park will be holding a public meeting soon to discuss lake and campground renovations.

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31 Iowa Dams Have Deficiencies, Including One In Washington County With “Moderate” Risk

Posted: Tuesday, August 3rd, 2010 at 6:24 am


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In wake of July 24th’s Lake Delhi dam breach in northeast Iowa, the Iowa Department of Natural Resources has identified 31 dams in the state with deficiencies, including one in Washington county.

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Cuts Won’t Affect Lake Darling Restoration

Posted: Monday, January 4th, 2010 at 6:52 am

Despite budget cuts expected for the DNR in 2010, the restoration of Lake Darling will continue.

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