The head of the Iowa Department of Natural Resources’ Spencer field office has retired.
Ken Hessenius worked in that position the past 15 years. He served the DNR a total of 28 years. Hessenius retired December 28th.
In his good-bye letter, Hessenius applauded staff in the Spencer office, saying he believes significant strides have been made in environmental protection. The Spencer field office serves a 16-county area of northwest Iowa.
(from KUOO/KUQQ, Spirit Lake)