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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…

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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…

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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…

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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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A Sheldon man has been arrested on a charge of assault with intent to commit sexual abuse...

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Spencer TLC Grant Plans

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The district will use the grant to put 42 of their current teachers into teacher leadership roles.

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Officials Back Iowa Natural Resources Trust Fund

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The first phase of engineer recommended improvements at Silver Lake has a price tag of $1 million...

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A 9-year-old was stabbed by his 10-year-old brother in Storm Lake Monday night...

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Okoboji School Board Approves Middle School Plan

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District patrons will be asked in April to approve a PPEL levy increase of $1.33...