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

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


Grassley Seeks IRS Answers in Computer Breach Affecting 104,000 Taxpayers

Sen. Chuck Grassley has asked the IRS to account for computer security weaknesses that allowed the theft of personal financial information for reportedly 104,000 taxpayers. “It is important to learn what can be done to prevent these breaches of IRS computer systems and protect the private personal information of taxpayers,” Grassley wrote to IRS Commissioner John


Northwood Blood Drive Today

The Northwood Community Blood Drive is slated for today beginning at 1:30pm and going on until 6pm tonight. The drive will be at the vFW Hall in Northwood. Appointments can be made by calling John Meyer at 641-324-2302. Walk-ins are welcome. There are certain requirements that must be met including that donors must be 16

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Finer Ordered to Pay $600K in Restitution

Iowa Insurance Commissioner Nick Gerhart announced that he has ordered Randall A. Finer of Lake Mills, Iowa to stop all sales of securities and to pay restitution in the amount of $614,272 plus any interest for offering and issuing unregistered securities.  This final order prohibits Finer from offering investments in Iowa. According to the Order, Commissioner Gerhart found that