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Strong Demand For College Graduates In Ag-Related Fields

Spencer, IA: (May 12, 2015) – A new employment report says the demand for recent college graduates with a degree…


Southern Cattle Herds Begin To Rebuild

Spencer, IA: (May 11, 2015) – For the first time in nearly a decade, ranchers in the heart of cattle…


Oregon Woman Wins Monsanto’s “Mom of the Year” Contest

Spencer, IA: (May 11, 2015) – An Oregon woman is the 2015 America’s Farmers Mom of the Year. Shelly Boshart…


ISU Extension Update

May 08, 2015: Dickinson County Extension Director Karen Byers visits about summer camp opportunities for youth.


Focus On Youth In Agriculture-McCarty

Josie McCarty of the Clay Central-Everly FFA Chpater talks about earning top Ag Sales honors at this year’s FFA Leadership Conference.

Bob Stallman

American Farm Bureau Hot Topics

Bob Stallman is President of the AFBF and talks about WOTUS, the Estate Tax, immigration and trade.

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Bird Flu Expands To 2 More Iowa Farms

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Iowa agriculture officials say two additional commercial poultry farms show signs of the presence of…


Minnesota Reports 2 New Presumptive Bird Flu Cases

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — The Minnesota Board of Animal Health says two more Minnesota turkey flocks have tested presumptive…


Six More Probable Cases Of Bird Flu In Northwest Iowa

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Iowa agriculture officials say five additional commercial chicken farms show signs of the presence of…

Farm Setting

Minnesota Governor Pushes Clean Water Plan

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Gov. Mark Dayton isn’t shying away from a fight to clean up Minnesota’s water. The…

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Spencer High School Principal Reflects on Graduating Class


Principal Elli Wiemers tells KICD News about the legacy of Spencer High School Class of 2015...

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Bicyclist Struck


A Sioux Center man is injured after being struck by a vehicle while riding a bike.

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Avian Influenza Friday

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Another probable case of Avian Influenza is found in northwest Iowa.

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Iowa Egg Production


Iowa egg production for April fell 8 percent from the month before and 4 percent from a year ago as the bird flu claimed millions of egg-laying hens.

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Budget Debate


Iowa lawmakers say they've made progress in determining how much to spend on the state's overall budget, including K-12 education.