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Legal Action Likely In EPA Fuels Rule

Spencer, IA: (Jun 05, 2015) – A legal case against the EPA over the proposed Renewable Fuel Standard numbers can’t…

Pork Checkoff

Cherokee Man To Serve As President Of National Pork Board

Spencer, IA: (Jun 04, 2015) – The National Pork Board elected a new slate of officers at this week’s World…

Ron Prestage

NPPC President Discusses FDA Rule On Antibiotic Use In Livestock

Des Moines, IA: (Jun 04, 2015) – National Pork Producers Association President Ron Prestage discusses pork industry issues with KICD…

John Patience

Iowa Swine Day Program June 25th in Ames

Dr. John Patience of Iowa State University talks about the topics and cost of Iowa Swine Day, June 25th in Ames.

Dr. Liz Wagstrom

Antibiotic Use In the Swine Industry

Dr. Liz Wagstrom of the NPPC talks about antibiotic use in the swine industry and changes coming in 2016.

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Bird Flu: A Producer’s Perspective

Rod Parker farms near Cherokee and is a contract turkey producer who had Avian Influenza in his buildings. He talks about the process of being confirmed to now composting birds.


Focus On Youth in Agriculture-Wickman

Colton Wickman of the Hawkeye FFA Chapter at West Bend-Mallard is featured this week.

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Des Moines Water Utility Sets Nitrate-removal Record

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) Des Moines Water Works says the organization has set a record for using equipment that removes…


$1.25 Billion Lab Aims To Be Premier Animal Disease Facility

Spencer, IA: (May 28, 2015) – Dignitaries broke ground Wednesday on a new diagnostic lab in Manhattan, Kansas that is…


Officials Report New Probable Case of Bird Flu in Iowa

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Officials say there’s another probable case of bird flu in Iowa. The Iowa Department of…

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Presidential Forums for Minorities


Democrats and Republicans in Iowa are planning to host presidential forums that focus on minority communities.

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Algona Emergency Plane Landing


A Kossuth county blacktop became a landing field for an airplane.

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Law Enforcement Report


An update of area crimes and incidents.

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Man Wanted For Sexual Assault

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A Storm Lake man is wanted in connection to a July 1st sexual assault of a 14-year-old girl.

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SCT Presents: Children of Eden


The Spencer Community Teen Theater production of Children of Eden takes to the stage this weekend.