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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Fuels Standard May Be Modified, Not Likely Repealed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…


Crop Development Lags; Dry Weather Concerns Traders

Soybeans two weeks behind normal

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Planned Power Outage Caused By House Relocation


Spencer, IA (KICD)–A planned power outage is to blame for the lack of electricity in southwest Spencer this morning. Justin…

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Palo Alto County Accidents


Investigation into a two vehicle personal injury accident is under investigation...

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Spencer Paint Violations To Be Dealt With


Those in violation have been deemed to not have adequate weather protection on their homes...

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Little Sioux Riverfront Project Deemed Complete

City Council

The Spencer City Council has approved the substantial completion of the Little Sioux Riverfront Project...

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Grassley Hosting Storm Lake Town Hall


Chuck Grassley will meet with constituents from 7:30-8:30 Monday, October 12th...