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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Fuels Standard May Be Modified, Not Likely Repealed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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Clay County Candidate Forum Wednesday

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Wednesday's debate will start at 6:30 in the Council Chambers of Spencer City Hall...

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Pedestrian Struck UPDATE

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The condition of a Spirit Lake woman struck by a pickup and dragged is now listed as being in fair condition.

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SMU Consumer Confidence Report Released

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The report covers all of the water testing performed in 2015...

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Sanborn Machine Shed Fire

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The east end of the building was fully engulfed when crews arrived...

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Stolen Motorcycle And Meth Possession Charges

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Estherville Police pulled over 53-year-old John Tatman late Friday evening for a traffic infraction...