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Minnesota Egg-Layer Hit With Bird Flu

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — One of the nation’s largest egg producers says it will destroy 2 million egg-laying hens in Minnesota…

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Minnesota Governor Not Yet On Board With Buffer Strip Plan

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Governor Mark Dayton isn’t ready to back a compromise plan requiring buffer zones between farmland…

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Focus On Youth In Agriculture-McClain

This week features Ben McClain of the Clay Central-Everly FFA Chapter, who in April won the honor of Iowa’s top FFA Creed Speaker.

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Minnesota State Fair Cancels Poultry Shows Due to Bird Flu

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — All poultry shows have been canceled at the Minnesota State Fair and county fairs across…

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USDA Commits Funds To Aid Water Conservation

Spencer, IA: (May 15, 2015) – The U.S. Department of Agriculture announced Thursday that it will provide $6.5 million in…

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Iowa Egg Producer Idles 231 Workers

Spencer, IA: (May 14, 2015) – Rembrandt Foods on Thursday said 231 employees will be laid off at its Rembrandt,…

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Iowa Farmland Rental Rates Drop

Spencer, IA: (May 14, 2015) – Iowa farmland rental rates have dropped five percent from last year, according to the…

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Grassley Urges USDA To Commit Additional Personnel To Bird Flu Cleanup

Spencer, IA: (May 12, 2015) – Iowa Senator Charles Grassley wants the USDA to step it up a notch in…

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Nebraska Landfill Rejects Bird Carcasses from Iowa

JACKSON, Neb. (AP) A northeast Nebraska landfill has declined to accept poultry from northwest Iowa killed due to the bird…

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Officials Defend Hiring Practices at Iowa Fertilizer Plant

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) Officials overseeing construction of a $1.8 billion fertilizer plant in southeast Iowa are defending their hiring…

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Memorial Day Programs

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There will be several Memorial Day Programs in the broadcast area Monday morning...

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Robbery Suspect Being Sought

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Storm Lake Police is asking the public's assistance in locating an armed suspect from an armed robbery...

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Emmetsburg Accident

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A Plover man was injured after a motorhome accident...

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River Road Accident

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A Graettinger man is injured in a single vehicle accident...

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Graettinger Vandalism

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The Palo Alto County Sheriffs office is investigating a vandalism in Graettinger...