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Mild weather could benefit fish—and fishing

If the mild winter weather this year carries over through spring and summer, fish populations in northeast Indiana lakes could benefit.   DNR biologists say weather has a big impact on lake temperatures, oxygen levels and water clarity—key factors that determine how much habitat is available for fish.   “Our …

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Statewide Outdoor Warning Siren Test

Indianapolis – As part of Severe Weather Preparedness Week March 19-25, 2017, the IMPD Homeland Security Bureau Emergency Management Agency, in cooperation with the National Weather Service (NWS) and other partners has selected Tuesday, March 21, 2017 as the date for two Statewide Tornado Drills.  During the drills, the NWS …

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Invasive Species Awareness Week and ALB

Gov. Eric Holcomb has proclaimed this week, Feb. 27-March 3, as Invasive Species Awareness Week in Indiana, an important reminder for Hoosiers to watch for potentially devastating pests.   There are several invasive species causing significant damage to Indiana’s natural resources, according to State Entomologist Megan Abraham, who is the …

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Senate Completes Productive First Half of Session

STATEHOUSE (March 1, 2017) ― Indiana Senate President Pro Tem David Long (R-Fort Wayne) today marked the halfway point of the 2017 legislative session, noting several important initiatives that have passed the Senate during the last two months. “We set out at the beginning of this session to build on …

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