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Rich Stessman

Clay County Growers Field Day

Spencer, IA: (Aug 27, 2015) – This interview is from the Clay County Growers Field Day held August 26th. It…


Monsanto Drops Bid for Syngenta

Spencer, IA: (Aug 26, 2015) – Monsanto has dropped its roughly $46 billion bid for rival Syngenta AG, bringing an…


Farm Drainage Field Day Thursday Near Gilmore City

Matt Helmers of ISU tells who is speaking at this free event on the 27th and the research done for 25 years at the Gilmore City site.


Avian Influenza Impacts Fall Classes at Iowa State University

Ames, IA: (Aug 25, 2015) – As the fall semester begins at Iowa State University, nearly 500 students will be…


Focus On Youth In Agriculture-Tupper

This edition features Michael Tupper, the Iowa FFA Association State President, while he was working at the Iowa State Fair.

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USDA Announces Incentives to Establish Biomass Crops

Spencer, IA: (Aug 21, 2015) – Farm Service Agency (FSA) announced that enrollment begins today for farmers and forest landowners…


Clay County Growers’ Field Day on Wednesday

Spencer, IA: (Aug 24, 2015) – This farm feature is with Sam Harper, Manager of the Clay County Growers’ Plot.…

2015 Pro Farmer

Pro Farmer Crop Tour-Friday

Brian Grete, leader of the Pro Farmer Crop Tour’s Eastern Leg, give a summary of what was seen on the tour this year.

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Iowa State Fair Report: Iowa Honey Queen

This Iowa State Fair report is with Joy Westercamp of Farmington, the Iowa Honey Queen.

Brian Grete

Pro Farmer Midwest Crop Tour: Illinois and Eastern Iowa

Spencer, IA: (Aug 20, 2015) – This interview is with Brian Grete, leader of the Eastern leg of the Pro…

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Joenks Remembered


Frank Joenks had been the Mayor of Wahpeton since 2008...

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The Huck Stops Here


Spencer, IA (KICD)–GOP Presidential candidate Mike Huckabee made a stop in Spencer this morning. The former Arkansas Governor spoke with…

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National Recognition For Spencer High School Drama Department


Each year, 125-150 students are involved in the drama department either onstage or behind the scenes...

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Storm Public Intox To Prison

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A Storm Lake man receives prison time, after a probation violation.

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Spencer School Board


The Spencer School board had their first meeting of the new school year.