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One Dead, One Injured in Crash Near Algona

One Dead, One Injured in Crash Near Algona

One motorist was killed, another hurt, in a two-vehicle crash on Highway 18 west of Algona on Wednesday. The Iowa State Patrol reports 49-year-old Scott Alan Baker of Fenton was eastbound in a 2011 Toyota Camry when he crossed the centerline, entering the path of a 2011 Dodge Ram Pickup driven by 55-year-old Lavon Linn

Egg Production

Egg Production Report Released

United States egg production totaled 8.53 billion during March 2015, up 1 percent from last year. Production included 7.42 billion table eggs, and 1.12 billion hatching eggs, of which 1.03 billion were broiler-type and 91 million were egg-type. The total number of layers during March 2015 averaged 362 million, up 1 percent from last year.

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Milk Production Report Released

Milk production in the 23 major States during March totaled 16.9 billion pounds, up 1.1 percent from March 2014. February revised production at 15.1 billion pounds, was up 1.7 percent from February 2014. The February revision represented a decrease of 10 million pounds or 0.1 percent from last month’s preliminary production estimate. Production per cow


NIACC Announces 2015 – 2016 Performing Arts and Leadership Series

The 2015 – 2016 Performing Arts and Leadership series was announced last night at North Iowa Area Community College. “Be Our Guest’ for a fantastic season of live entertainment!  With the 20th anniversary of Riverdance and the stunning Broadway performance of Beauty and the Beast, we have a diverse lineup that will delight everyone,” said