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FFA Alumni

Iowa FFA Alumni: Who They Are, How You Can Join

Zach Classen of West Bend is the President of the Iowa FFA Alumni and tells us more about the group, their goals and how you can help.


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…

Craig Hill

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.

Will Keim

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.

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Law Enforcement Reports


Two from Spencer face drug charges after the execution of a search warrant...

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Spencer Graduate To Appear On CSI: Cyber This Evening


The episode starts at 9:00 this evening on CBS...

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More Bird Flu Found In Area

Egg layers

Two more turkey farms in Buena Vista County and an egg-laying operation in Sioux County are suspected...

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Highway 71 Project

Highway 71

Travelers that take Highway 71 south out of or into Spencer are going to be dealing with some issues...

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Destination Employer Program


A program is set to help businesses learn and assist Military talent with getting back into the civilian workforce...