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Northey Says Harvest is Making Great Strides in Weekly Crop Report

Northey Says Harvest is Making Great Strides in Weekly Crop Report

Iowa Secretary of Agriculture Bill Northey today commented on the Iowa Crops and Weather report released by the USDA National Agricultural Statistical Service.  The report is released weekly from April through October. “The warm dry weather has allowed farmers to make good progress and now 83 percent of soybeans and 52 percent of corn has

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Worth County Board to Discuss Drainage

The Worth County Board of Supervisors will meet this morning at 9am at the Worth County Courthouse in Northwood. The county engineer will discuss road maintenance and the continuing issue of using wither 8 inch or 10 inch piping in the Emily Johnston property at Warbler Avenue. The discussion will also center on a mechanic hiring.

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Cover Crop Deadline Has Been Extended

Iowa Secretary of Agriculture Bill Northey and Acting State Conservationist Richard Ellsmore with USDA’s Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) today said that planting deadline for cover crops for farmers participating in state cost share programs and most federal financial assistance programs has been extended. “We have seen significant growth in the number of farmers using


Trial Delayed in Sex Offender Case

A trial has been rescheduled to January for a convicted sex offender who’d been defeated in a Charles City school board election. Online court records say the trial is scheduled to begin January 12th for 59-year-old Doug Lindaman. He’s pleaded not guilty to allegations that he performed a sex act in 2011 on a 17-year-old


Forest City to Host Manufacturing Day Luncheon

In celebration of Manufacturing in Iowa, HMR Supplies with Forest City Economic Development will host a Manufacturing Day event on October 20th, 12-1PM at HMR Supplies located on Hwy 69 North in Forest City. This lunchtime event includes speakers Paul Gormley, Iowa State University – CIRAS/ Her topic will be Manufacturing in Iowa. Beth Bilyeu, Forest