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Warm Weather Needed To Kill Bird Flu Virus

Spencer, IA: (Apr 23, 2015) – State & federal officials are hoping for a little warm weather to combat the…


Bird Flu Hits 13 More Minnesota Turkey Farms

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The number of Minnesota farms hit by bird flu outbreaks has taken a big jump — 13…

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IFBF Pres. Hill at FFA Conference

Iowa Farm Bureau Federation President Craig Hill talks about their support of FFA, the Des Moines Waterworks lawsuit and TPA.

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Dr. Will Keim Inspires FFA Members and Us To Do More

Dr. Will Keim gave a keynote address at the FFA conference and inspires listeners to serve more, be kind and make the best of your situation.

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Sec. Northey at FFA Conference

Iowa Secretary of Agriculture Bill Northey talks about the importance of FFA and recent trade trips to China and Malaysia.


Number Of Iowa Chickens To Be Killed Due To Bird Flu Lower

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — The number of chickens at a northwest Iowa farm that will need to be killed…


Minnesota Lawmakers Provide Emergency Funds To Combat Bird Flu

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Minnesota lawmakers are providing extra money as the state struggles to get a bird flu…


USDA Confirms Case Of H5N2 Avian Influenza In Osceola County, Iowa

DES MOINES, IA: (Apr 20, 2015) – The United States Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service…


Paul Kassel On Corn Planting

Spencer, IA: (Apr 20, 2015) – Iowa State University Extension Field Agronomist Paul Kassel on planting corn in Northwest Iowa.


Branstad To Tour Northwest Iowa Ethanol Plant Tuesday

Spencer, IA: (Apr 20, 2015) – Iowa’s Governor and Lt. Governor will be in Northwest Iowa Tuesday visiting the Quad…

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Recent BVU Graduate Passes


Brett Heitkamp of Johnston was a three time letter winner for the Men's basketball team and very well known around campus...

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Fire Crews Called To Hog Confinement Building


Fire crews were called to a hog confinement office northwest of Sanborn on Tuesday...

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Woman Drives Through Storefront


A van crashed through a storefront at Center Lake Plaza in Spirit Lake this morning...

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Spencer Council Approves QRS Agreement

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The Spencer City Council this week approved an Economic Assistance Contract for Quality Refrigerated Services...

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High 5 Traffic Program Succeeds in Palo Alto County


A 300 percent increase in citations was seen over the past 18 months in Palo Alto County...