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Wal-Mart Weighs In On Antibiotic Use In Livestock

Spencer, IA: (May 26, 2015) – Wal-Mart is urging its thousands of U.S. suppliers to curb the use of antibiotics…


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Boating Safety

Many Iowans spent the Memorial Day holiday on the water and Iowa Department of Natural Resources officials are hoping this boating season is a safer one than last year.


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Law Enforcement Reports

An update of area crimes.


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School Board Preview

The Spencer School Board will meet later today.


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McGranahan Retiring From Parker Historical Society

The longtime director of the Parker Historical Society is set to retire later this year.


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Rob Lowe launching cosmetics line for men

"The West Wing" star has created a line of anti-aging products for men called Profile.


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World Series of Poker starts this week with new events

The annual set of 68 tournaments at the Rio Hotel & Casino that rewards millions of dollars to the best card sharks starts Wednesday.

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Northey Speaks About NW Iowa Meetings on Bird FLu

Secretary of Agriculture for the State of Iowa Bill Northey talks about comments he heard at the Town Hall Meetings, the bird show ban and biosecurity on farms.

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Junior Leadership Spencer

Spencer High School Juniors have an opportunity to learn about their community in a special leadership course starting this fall.


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Plymouth Cabin Moving

A 115-year-old log cabin will be moved within Le Mars, Iowa, after avoiding demolition.


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‘Got kidney?’

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — An Ohio man in need of a kidney donor is taking his search on the road…

Turner Jenness Funeral

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Patricia Crandall, 69, of Milford

Memorial service for 69-year-old Patricia Crandall of Milford will be Sunday, May 31st, from 4-6pm at Luther Rose Prayer Garden…


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Twins keep rolling

Not many baseball fans expected the Minnesota Twins to be playoff contenders through Memorial Day, especially after their 1-6 start.


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Chris Pratt apologizes in advance

The star has offered up an early apology for any offensive remarks he may make while on his upcoming press tour for "Jurassic World."


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Brady appeal to pass deadline

Tom Brady's appeal won't be heard by Wednesday's 10-day deadline.


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Tuesday’s Sports Minute

A look at some of the big sports stories making headlines today, Tuesday, May 26.


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George Harrison letter up for sale

The note reveals previously unknown secrets about the Fab Four's recording days.


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Tracee Ellis Ross gets honorary degree

The "Black-ish" star is now Dr. Ross.


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Taco Bell, Pizza Hut give artificial ingredients the boot

The country's biggest food makers are facing pressure from smaller rivals that position themselves as more wholesome alternatives.


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‘Tomorrowland’ takes top spot at box office on slow weekend

Disney's fantasy adventure topped the slow Memorial Day weekend box office with an estimated $41.7 million debut.

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Influenza Carcass Disposal and Depopulation

Cherokee Landfill

Efforts are underway to dispose of bird carcasses killed by the Avian Influenza.

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Path To Southwest Spencer Businesses

Highway 71

Many businesses on the southwest end of Spencer are seeing less traffic due to the Highway 71 detour.

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Avian Influenza Friday

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Two more probable cases of highly pathogenic avian Influenza have been found in Iowa.

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Spencer Rusty Water


Spencer residents may be dealing with some rusty water over the next few days.

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Bird Flu State of Disaster Extended

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Des Moines, IA (KICD) — The State of Disaster Emergency connected to the avian flu outbreak has been extended. Iowa…