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Iowa’s Congressional Delegation Asks USDA Assistance With Bird Flu

Spencer, IA: (May 04, 2015) – Iowa’s Congressional delegation has called on the USDA to provide any assistance they can…

Cider House Staff

Iowa’s “Best Burger” Is At The Cider House In Fairfield

AMES, IOWA – When we say this year’s winner of Iowa’s Best Burger award is using all beef in their…

Val Dolcini

Farm Service Agency Update

FSA Administrator Val Dolcini talks about what is next for farmers, office closings and future deadlines.

Dan Morrical

Spring Sheep Health Update

Dr. Dan Morrical, ISU Extension Sheep Specialist, tells what producers should watch for this spring.

Egg layers

Wright County Takes Pre-emptive Action Against Bird Flu

CLARION, Iowa (AP) — A north-central Iowa county with the state’s largest chicken population has declared a state of emergency…


Bird Flu Losses Likely To Top 20 Million With New Iowa Cases

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Agriculture officials say five more farms likely have been affected by the deadly H5N2 bird…


Focus On Youth In Agriculture-Greig

Taylor Greig is President of the Estherville-Lincoln Central FFA Chapter and talks about the Jr-Sr High School Rodeo in Estherville this weekend.


Bird Flu Confirmed In 8 More Flocks In Minnesota

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Officials have confirmed bird flu in eight more flocks in Minnesota. The U.S Department of…

Egg layers

More NW Iowa Farms Probable For Bird Flu

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — State agriculture officials say the deadly bird flu virus is suspected on two more Iowa…


Northwest Iowa Subsoil Moisture Pretty Good

Spencer, IA: (Apr 28, 2015) – Iowa State University Extension has completed the spring survey of subsoil moisture in northwest…

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We Pedal Clean Water Bikeride


An event that will be educational, healthy, and fun is set for June.

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Sickles Sentencing Postponed


The sentencing of a man charged in the fire that destroyed a Sheldon business has been postponed.

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Hartley Man Involved in Accident

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A Hartley man was involved in a motor vehicle accident this past Sunday.

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Boating Safety


Many Iowans spent the Memorial Day holiday on the water and Iowa Department of Natural Resources officials are hoping this boating season is a safer one than last year.

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Law Enforcement Reports


An update of area crimes.