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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.


Funds Available To Retailers For Blender Pumps

Industry attempts to build demand for renewable fuel.


China Imports U.S. Grain Sorghum

Opens new market for sorghum

Chile Decides Against Levying Pork Duties

U.S. pork officials hail decision


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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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...

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Jackson Art Center In The Works


A fundraising supper will be served from 5-8 p.m. this Monday at the American Legion...

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SCT Presents: The Odd Couple


The Spencer Community Theatre production of The Odd Couple debuts this evening...

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Recent BVU Graduate Passes


Brett Heitkamp of Johnston was a three time letter winner for the Men's basketball team and very well known around campus...