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Dave Stender

Common Swine Industry Audit Workshops

ISU Extension Swine Program Specialist Dave Stender talks about the CSIA workshops July 9th in Spencer and July 21st and 22nd in Cherokee.


Focus On Youth In Agriculture-Fuhrman

Chase Fuhrman of the South O’Brien FFA Chapter is featured this week.

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King Urges Better Bird Flu Preparedness

Spencer, IA: (Jul 02, 2015) – Iowa 4th District Congressman Steve King visits with Farm Director Dan Skelton about the…


Northwest Research Farm Field Day July 8th

Spencer, IA: (Jul 02, 2015) – Iowa State University Extension Field Agronomist Paul Kassel talks about the Northwest Research Farm…

Bruce Rohwer

ICGA Roundtable Meetings July 8th and 9th

Bruce Rowher farms near Paullina and is the Director At Large on the Iowa Corn Growers Board of Directors. He gives more details about these important meetings.

Chad Hart

Report Offers Selling Opportunity For Grains

Spencer, IA: (Jun 30, 2015) – Iowa State University Extension Ag Economist Chad Hart visits with Farm Director Dan Skelton…

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Branstad Extends Bird Flu Disaster Proclamation

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Gov. Terry Branstad has extended a state of disaster emergency through July 31 in response…


USDA Report Indicates Good Demand For U.S. Corn/Soybeans

Spencer, IA: (Jun 30, 2015) – Corn and soybean stocks as of June 1st came in near pre-report estimates in…

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Northey Encourages Farmers to Update Hay and Straw Directory

The Iowa Secretary of Agriculture Bill Northey is encouraging hay and straw producers to register or update their information on the Iowa Hay and Straw Directory. This

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Field Work Limited Last Week Due To Storms

Spencer, IA: (Jun 30, 2015) – Monday’s Iowa Crops and Weather report showed the state’s corn crop at 83% good…

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Jackson County Accident

Car Accident 1280

A Lakefield woman was injured in a Jackson County accident this (Tuesday) morning.

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Gas Leaking Vehicle


A gas leaking vehicle caused a disturbance in Storm Lake Monday afternoon.

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Manasil Arson Sentence


A Sheldon woman has been sentenced to 25 years in prison in connection to arson at Buddz s Sports Bar and Grill in Sheldon.

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Reaction To Branstad Veto Of One Time Funding For Schools

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Spencer, IA (KICD)–Governor Terry Branstad vetoed nearly $56 million in one time funding for K-12 schools in Iowa last week.…

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Highway Boulevard Speed Limit Discussed

Highway 71

The first filing of an ordinance regulating the speed limit on Highway Boulevard, or Highway 71, was approved at Monday night's Spencer City Council session