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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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Everly Amber Alert

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An Amber alert is issued for a missing Everly child, believed to be abducted.

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New Spencer 4th of July Location

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Spencer's annual Fourth of July Celebration is moving to a new location.

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IA Unemployment

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Iowa's unemployment rate has dropped from 4 percent in March to 3.8 percent in April.

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Law Enforcement Update

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An update of local crime reports.

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Halestorm & We Are Harlot Coming To Clay County Fair

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An evening of rock music featuring Halestorm with special guest We Are Harlot has been announced for the Clay County Fair.