News

Bird Flu Affects Clay County Fair

Photo: clipart.com

Spencer, IA (KICD – AP)–There will be no poultry shows at county fairs in Iowa in 2015 as the bird flu continues to infect birds.

Clay County Fair Manager Jeremy Parsons tells KICD News who this decision will affect at the Clay County Fair…

 

He says fairgoers shouldn’t expect to see the poultry barn empty though…

 

 

Minnesota recently announced the same ban and Iowa is the next state to follow.

Parsons made his comments in an interview with George Bower this morning on KICD News Radio 1240.

Local Headlines

in Local

Spencer High School Principal Reflects on Graduating Class

Graduation

Principal Elli Wiemers tells KICD News about the legacy of Spencer High School Class of 2015...

in Local

Bicyclist Struck

ambulance2

A Sioux Center man is injured after being struck by a vehicle while riding a bike.

in Local

Avian Influenza Friday

Bird Flu 1240

Another probable case of Avian Influenza is found in northwest Iowa.

in Local

Iowa Egg Production

eggsag

Iowa egg production for April fell 8 percent from the month before and 4 percent from a year ago as the bird flu claimed millions of egg-laying hens.

in Local

Budget Debate

statehouse

Iowa lawmakers say they've made progress in determining how much to spend on the state's overall budget, including K-12 education.