Author Archives: AJ Taylor

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…and it’s going to rain.

…and it’s going to rain.

More rain moved into Iowa this afternoon and will continue to push from west to east across the state this evening. National Weather Service meteorologist Roger Vachalek says stronger storms are expected tonight. The rain should be ending in southeast Iowa Saturday morning. Vachalek says the remainder of the weekend will be dry with highs


Pheasants Forever Kids Day Scheduled

Winnebago/Hancock County Pheasants Forever Kids Day  to be held June 13, 2015 9am to Noon at the Walking Eagle Marsh (1970 340th St Forest City, IA)  1.5 miles East of Golf Course on south side of road. Participants must be accompanied by an adult.  The event is free, but registration is encouraged. To register, please


Northwood-Kensett and Belmond-Klemme to Benefit From a State Teacher Program

Belmond Klemme, Northwood-Kensett, and Eagle Grove schools are among thirty-three more schools that have been chosen by the Department of Education to launch their teacher leadership programs. Education Department spokesperson, Staci Hupp Ballard says these schools got a second chance at the program. She says the districts can now move to the next step. The teacher

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Iowa State University, Northern Iowa Research Farm Association Sponsor Summer Field Day

Crop management, nitrogen management and crops grown for an energy source will highlight the summer field day of the Iowa State University Northern Research and Demonstration Farm. The field day will take place June 25, at the farm’s north location. The address is 310 S. Main St. 
Kanawha, immediately south of town. Registration and refreshments will

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Survey on Pork Breeding and Stock Inventories to be Conducted

Beginning in late May, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s National Agricultural Statistics Service (NASS) will contact pork producers and contractors nationwide for the June Hog report. The agency will ask pork producers for detailed information on market hog and breeding stock inventories as well as farrowing intentions. “Through the quarterly Hog report, NASS measures and