Keokuk says the location of a sewer leak slowed repairs, allowing more pollution into nearby waterways.
The Lee County Board of Supervisors will take a closer look at the latest request from Iowa Fertilizer Company.
A virus that is deadly to deer is being seen in Illinois and Iowa for the second year in a row.
Most of Iowa, including the southeast part of the state, is still recovering from the effects of last year’s drought.
Despite large amounts of snow recently, Iowa is on track to get an average amount of snow this winter. A pheasant biologist for the Iowa Department of Natural Resources said that could make it a good year for pheasants.