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ConAgra Restructuring Cuts Jobs, Moves Headquarters

Spencer, IA: (Oct 01, 2015) – ConAgra Foods says it will cut about 1500 jobs and relocate its headquarters as…


Senate Committee Rejects Anti-Ethanol Amendment

JOHNSTON, IOWA – An amendment introduced by Sen. Pat Toomey (R-Penn.) that would eliminate corn ethanol blending targets under the…


USDA: Pig Virus That Struck US Similar to China Strain

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Federal agriculture officials say the virus that killed more than 8 million baby pigs in…

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Emmet County 4-H Glow Run/Walk This Sunday

Joanna Jensen of the Emmet County ISU Extension Office tells more about this Emmet County 4-H Foundation fundraiser this Sunday evening in Estherville.


Grain Handling Tips

Dr. Kris Kohl, Ag and Biosystems Engineer with ISU Extension, gives tips on handling and storage of grain this fall and next spring.

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Farm Service Agency Update

This week Larry Lago of the Emmet and Dickinson County FSA offices talks about the deadline to signup for the ARC/PLC programs plus NAP and crop insurance.


Gov. Branstad Signs Harvest Weight Proclamation

(DES MOINES) – Gov. Terry E. Branstad on Friday signed a proclamation to allow the transportation of overweight loads of…

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ISA’s Nutrient Reduction Efforts and Programs

Roger Wolf is Director of Environmental Services at the Iowa Soybean Assoc. and talks about programs for growers to reduce nutrient runoff from farms.


National 4-H Week October 4th – 10th

Spencer, IA: (Sep 24, 2015) – Iowa State University Extension Director for Dickinson County visits with Dan Skelton about National…

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Learn More About America’s Farmers Grow Communities

Angela Allen gives more details on how farmers can win a $2,500 gift to their favorite charity through the Monsanto Fund and America’s Farmers Grow Communities program.

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Fagen Staying On As City Manager

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Spencer's City Manager had a change of heart Friday morning...

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Storm Lake House Fire


One occupant was evaluated by on scene paramedics but was not transported...

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Traffic Stop Leads To Drug Charges


Three were arrested on drug charges following a Monday traffic stop by the Clay County Sheriff's Office...

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Child Seat Safety Check Up


Saturday's free Child Seat Safety Check Up event runs from 9-12 at the Spencer Fire Department...

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10th Annual Breast Cancer Walk Set For Sunday


Registration and children's activities begin at 3:45 at Spencer Hospital's Grand Avenue park...