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Iowan Named to National FFA Leadership Team

Spencer, IA: (Nov 02, 2015) – The National FFA Convention and Expo concluded Saturday in Louisville, Kentucky, and an Iowan…

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Iowa Beef Official Refutes Study Cancer Claims

Spencer, IA: (Oct 30, 2015) – Farm Director Dan Skelton visits with Chris Freeland, Executive Director of the Iowa Beef…

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Worthington FFA Chapter Overcomes Stolen Computers To Compete In National Competition

Spencer, IA: (Oct 29, 2015) – The National FFA Convention & Expo continues in Louisville, Kentucky. In FFA, young people…

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2015 Iowa Harvest Quality and Quantity Is Excellent

Dr. Charles Hurburgh of ISU and the Iowa Grain Quality Initiative talks big yields, grain storage issues, crop quality and benefits of a warm, dry harvest.


Focus On Youth In Agriculture-Kracht

This week we visit with Caleb Kracht of the Harris-Lake Park FFA Chapter.

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POET Hosts Cover Crop Field Day This Tuesday

Spencer, IA: (Oct 23, 2015) – POET is sponsoring a Farm Innovation Field Day on October 27th at two sites…


Clay County Growers Plot Boasts High Corn Yields

Spencer, IA: (Oct 23, 2015) – Corn was harvested at the Clay County Growers Plot on Monday. One of the…


Ducks Shot in Minnesota Test Negative for Deadly Bird Flu

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Tests on more than 750 ducks shot by Minnesota hunters this fall have turned up no signs…

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NPPC Hot Topics

Dr. Ron Prestage is the current President of the National Pork Producers Council and talks about South Carolina flooding, COOL and Mandatory Price Reporting.

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Tips For Cooking With Slow-Cooker

Spencer, IA: (Oct 21, 2015) – Renee Sweers, with Iowa State University Extension & Outreach, visits with Farm Director Dan…

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Rollover Near Ayrshire

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An Ayrshire man was taken to the hospital...

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Clay County Hit And Run Under Investigation

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Spencer, IA (KICD)–The Clay County Sheriff’s Office is looking for information from a Thursday hit and run incident. Shortly before…

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Two From Spencer Cited By Iowa Board of Chiropractic


Two from Spencer have been cited by the Iowa Board of Chiropractic...

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Safer Grand Avenue Crossings Coming

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A pedestrian island is scheduled for construction in the turning lane on South Grand Avenue and should be in place for the next school year...

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Spencer Snow Ordinance In Effect


All vehicles must be off of city streets from midnight to 7:00 a.m...