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Gary and Greg Jacobs of Collinsville show off the lamprey they caught while fishing in Kentucky. Lampreys draw enough nourishment from their host to survive, but not enough to kill. Jacobs said he had been fishing a lot of years and had never before seen one of these in the wild.
Seven staffers, all in management, accepted the buyout. Five of those positions won’t be filled. The district estimates it will save $1.1 million over the next seven years because of the program. STORY & COMMENTS
Drain tile is being installed in rural fields. Wetlands are being burned away so they can be farmed. Rocky, erodible, native sod that's never been turned is being converted to cropland. From a wildlife habitat standpoint, South Dakota is becoming the next Iowa, and that's not a good thing. STORY & COMMENTS