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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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Jackson County Accident

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A Lakefield woman was injured in a Jackson County accident this (Tuesday) morning.

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Gas Leaking Vehicle

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A gas leaking vehicle caused a disturbance in Storm Lake Monday afternoon.

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Manasil Arson Sentence

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A Sheldon woman has been sentenced to 25 years in prison in connection to arson at Buddz s Sports Bar and Grill in Sheldon.

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Reaction To Branstad Veto Of One Time Funding For Schools

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Spencer, IA (KICD)–Governor Terry Branstad vetoed nearly $56 million in one time funding for K-12 schools in Iowa last week.…

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Highway Boulevard Speed Limit Discussed

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The first filing of an ordinance regulating the speed limit on Highway Boulevard, or Highway 71, was approved at Monday night's Spencer City Council session