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Cargill Responds To Transparency Concerns

Spencer, IA: Nov. 07, 2013 – Cargill says it will begin labeling ground beef that contains finely textured beef. The…

Merck Plans To Resume Sales Of Zilmax

Drugmaker says it will conclude quality control program first.

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Funds Available To Retailers For Blender Pumps

Industry attempts to build demand for renewable fuel.

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China Imports U.S. Grain Sorghum

Opens new market for sorghum

Chile Decides Against Levying Pork Duties

U.S. pork officials hail decision

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ICA President Wants Input From Members

The President of the Iowa Cattlemen’s Association (ICA) wants to hear from his members on a couple of issues. Ed…

Cattle Death Count Mounts From Early Upper Plains Blizzard

Spencer, IA: (Oct. 14, 2013) – Observers who have been there say more cattle than originally thought died in that…

Farm Rescue Helps Two Area Farmers

Spencer, IA: Oct. 11, 2013 A group that helps farm families in need with harvest has been working in Clay…

Farm Rescue Harvests Soybeans For Dickens Farmer

Spencer, IA: Oct. 08, 2013 – The non-profit group, Farm Rescue, will be in the area this week to help…

FFA Harvest Lunches This Week

Sioux Rapids, IA: The Sioux Central FFA will be handing out sack lunches this Wednesday (Oct. 09) at elevator locations…

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Backyard Bach and Blues “Island Hopping”

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Tickets for the August 8th event are $40 for Arts on Grand Members and $50 for nonmembers...

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Spencer Project Updates

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An update on a pair of Spencer projects.

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Mental Health Institutes Situation

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Over 5000 petition signatures are delivered to the Governor to keep two Mental Health Institutes open.

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Levin Sentence Review Denied

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An Early man serving a life sentence in a 2013 murder case, has a review of the case denied.

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Law Enforcement Report

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A Jackson woman faces charges in connection to a threat to kill someone with knives.