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Rt. 250 to be closed after Labor Day in Tappan Lake region

  |  August 25, 2010
Work expected to take 45 days; detours on Rts. 9 and 151

MWCD lakes not affected by algae, are safe for recreation

  |  August 19, 2010
No warnings or other concerns listed at any of the 10 MWCD lakes

MWCD moves forward on sediment study, work planned at Bolivar Dam

  |  August 5, 2010
Agreement signed with Ohio University for research, USACE seeking final approval for partnering plan at Bolivar

Plan now for final fireworks show of summer Sept. 4 at Atwood Park

  |  August 3, 2010
Event will be part of park's Labor Day weekend celebration

MWCD, ODNR to work together on watershed projects

  |  August 3, 2010
Agreement to develop projects in 18-county watershed region

MWCD Board directs further negotiations for Atwood Lodge

  |  July 29, 2010
MWCD staff, Board seeking solutions for 45-year-old resort complex

MWCD sprays portion of Tappan Lake to slow invasive plants

  |  July 23, 2010
Work to concentrate on eastern end of lake

Hydrogen sulfide possible at Piedmont Dam

  |  July 22, 2010
No restrictions for activities (boating, fishing) on the lake

More than 60,000 fans enjoy 'Alive Festival' at Atwood Lake Park

  |  July 19, 2010
Tickets for 2011 event go on sale in August at

Fireworks, Santa take center stage at Pleasant Hill Lake Park

  |  July 13, 2010
Park's annual giant fireworks show Saturday night, July 17, at dark!

Atwood Lodge featured on WKSU Radio

  |  July 8, 2010
News report focuses on current performance, possible future of 45-year-old lodge
Keywords: atwood lodge, lodge, wksu

July 4 Holiday Weekend Boating Law Enforcement Focused On Impaired Boaters

  |  June 29, 2010
Last weekend’s Operation Dry Water rated successful by ODNR

Fireworks, fun highlight Fourth of July holiday at MWCD lake parks

  |  June 28, 2010
Fireworks shows Saturday at Charles Mill, Seneca and Tappan parks, Sunday at Atwood Lake!

Drunk boaters target of Ohio waterways safety enforcement

  |  June 15, 2010
As many as 70 State Watercraft officers, joined by U.S. Coast Guard and local marine patrol officers, will participate in Operation Dry Water June 25-27..

Harry Horstman appointed to new 5-year term on MWCD Board of Directors

  |  June 8, 2010
Conservancy Court also hears from Col. Robert Peterson

Free rides offered during safe boating event June 12 at Pleasant Hill Lake Park

  |  June 4, 2010
All events and park admission free from 11 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.

Refurbished boat launch ramp now open at Tappan Lake

  |  May 27, 2010
Main ramp off Rt. 250 near dam offers new, wider launch ramp

MWCD lake parks ready for summer

  |  May 25, 2010
Admission is only $5 per car, camping available all year long!

MWCD commissions firm to reposition, redevelop Atwood Lodge

  |  May 22, 2010
Strategic plan to be produced by experts with record for improving resort properties around country

Tappan Lake Park to celebrate 50th anniversary with fireworks show on Sunday, May 30

  |  May 17, 2010
Fireworks show is part of season-opening weekend at park

Free boat safety checks to be held at 4 lakes

  |  May 17, 2010
Inspections planned at Charles Mill, Leesville, Pleasant Hill and Tappan lakes

Muskingum River Watershed dams focus of media coverage

  |  May 17, 2010
Story focuses on work planned at dams in upcoming years

MWCD to host kayak classes this summer

  |  May 3, 2010
'Quick Start Your Kayak' classes scheduled in June, July, August and September

Three receive seats on MWCD Development Advisory Committee

  |  April 28, 2010
Seneca lessee, avid outdoorsman and Leesville area resident join 18-member volunteer committee

MWCD to participate in numerous projects in 2010

  |  March 26, 2010
Local cost-share for work at Bolivar, Dover dams to total more than $1.7 million

MWCD to operate Piedmont Marina, campgrounds in 2010

  |  March 17, 2010
Marina has new telephone number - (740) 658-1029

MWCD looking for summer intern for water quality readings

  |  March 8, 2010
Position is part of a research project by the MWCD, U.S. Geological Survey

Piedmont, Seneca, Tappan began rise to summer pool level

  |  March 8, 2010
Process to be gradual; river and lake levels being monitored closely