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Informa Sees USDA Predicting Big Crops

Spencer, IA: Private analytical firm Informa Economics expects USDA to forecast corn production this year at 14.14 billion bushels in…

Pork Producers Watch Florida Lawsuit

Spencer, IA:Livestock producers are watching with interest a Florida court case. Florida passed a constitutional amendment in 2002 that prohibited…

Fuels Standard May Be Modified, Not Likely Repealed

Spencer, IA:In the wake of last week’s two-day hearing on the Renewable Fuels Standard, an outright repeal of the RFS…

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Four Arrested On Copper Theft

Spencer, IA: Four men have been arrested on charges related to the theft of copper from field irrigation pivots in…

Shareholder Sues To Block Smithfield Sale

Claims selling price is too low.

NW Iowa Ethanol Plant Expands

Expansion creates five new jobs

Candidates Sought For FSA County Committees

Spencer, IA: Farmers have about a week left to nominate eligible candidate to serve on local Farm Service Agency (FSA)…

Albert City Field Day

Spencer, IA: A field day in Albert City on Tuesday will focus on soil health in no-till and strip-till operations…

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Crop Development Lags; Dry Weather Concerns Traders

Soybeans two weeks behind normal

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Sibley Looking For New Aquatic Center

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The city of Sibley is looking to raise funds for a new outdoor aquatic center.

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Fireworks Still Illegal

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Spencer's Police Chief wants to remind the public that fireworks are illegal ahead of this July 4th holiday.

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Governor’s Proclamation Extended

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Governor Terry Branstad has extended the State of Disaster Emergency in response to the avian flu outbreak through July 31st.

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NASA STEM Camp

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An exciting space related STEM camp is set for Paullina.

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Governor’s Proclamation Extended

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Governor Terry Branstad has extended the State of Disaster Emergency...