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Lawsuit Filed To Stop New Mexico Horse Slaughter Facility

Spencer, IA: (Dec. 20, 2013) – New Mexico’s top prosecutor has filed a lawsuit in state district court in an…


China Hints At Possible Beef Trade With U.S.

Spencer, IA: (Dec. 20, 2013) – China on Friday proposed to ease restrictions on imports of U.S. beef and to…

Drones Coming To Agriculture………….To Help

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — While Americans are abuzz about Amazon’s plans to use self-guided drones to deliver packages, most future…


Climate Expert Says Farmers Should Adapt

Economic impact from lost crops high.

EPA Announces Date To Close Comments On RFS Proposal

Spencer, IA: (Dec. 04, 2013) – The comment period for the proposed 2014 Renewable Volume Obligations (RVOs) for the Renewable…

Farm Rescue Concludes Harvest Season

Spencer, IA: (Dec. 04, 2013) The non-profit organization that provides planting and harvesting assistance to farm families in need has…

U.S. Farm Income Soars On Strong Production

Gains for hay, nuts and veggies help.

USDA Discounts Sugar Sold To Bio-refiners

Spencer, IA: (Nov. 26, 2013) – The U.S. Department of Agriculture has sold sugar to domestic ethanol producers at an…


Biotech Labeling Ballot Initiative Defeated

Spencer, IA: (Nov. 07, 2013) – A ballot initiative was defeated in Tuesday’s election in Washington State that would have…

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Spencer Construction Projects Progressing

Road Work 1280

DeLoss Construction paved the West half of 4th Avenue East between East 16th and 18th Streets on Thursday...

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Overnight Spencer Power Outage

SMU 1240 Image

Power was out from 1:34-2:02 a.m...

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Yard Waste Disposal Reminders


Spencer city code prohibits the burning of trash and yard waste...

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Law Enforcement Reports


A Tuesday accident south of Wallingford landed a Spirit Lake woman in the hospital...

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Artisans Road Trip Is This Weekend


A total of 35 artists spread across four regions are taking part...