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Saturday Morning Hay Price Report

Saturday Morning Hay Price Report

South Central/North Central IA: Compared to last test all hay products sold steady on a light test. Alfalfa: Premium large squares 250.00 delivered.  Fair large squares 150.00. Alfalfa mix: Good large squares 200.00. Straw: Large squares 140.00 delivered, small squares 175.00 delivered. ======================================================================= Table 1: Alfalfa guidelines  (for domestic livestock use and not more than

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State Senator Dennis Guth Talks About the Legislature

This has been an interesting week in the Iowa Senate. There has been an attitude of peaceful co-existence between the two parties in the Senate this session. That is, until Tuesday when two Senators engaged in a shouting match, both calling a point of order and narrowly avoiding coming to blows. The most interesting part

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Burt Chili Cook-Off Scheduled

The Fourth Annual Burt Chili and Soup Cook-off will be held on Saturday, March 15 at the Burt Activity Complex from 11 to 1 PM.  Sponsored by the Burt Presbyterian Church, all funds raised at the event go to benefit the Kossuth Food Pantry.  All area residents are urged to come and taste the entries

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Beloved Waldorf Music Professor to Perform with Daughter

Professor Emeritus and pianist, Dr. Timothy Schmidt, and his daughter, soprano Marie Sophia Schmidt, will be performing March 8in Waldorf College’s Odvin-Hagen Recital Hall at 7:30 p.m.   Dr. Schmidt became an instructor at Waldorf College in 1972. Even after his retirement in 2005, due to being diagnosed as legally blind, Dr. Schmidt continues to

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Iowa Medical Society Calls on Congress to Modernize Medicare

– Physician leaders from the Iowa Medical Society (IMS) are in Washington today to urge Iowa’s congressional delegation to cosponsor landmark legislation that would strengthen Medicare by updating the program’s troubled payment system.   The SGR Repeal and Medicare Provider Payment Modernization Act of 2014 (H.R. 4015/S. 2000) would transform Medicare into a 21st century

SPORTS NEWS MARCH 4 2014

THE BELMOND-KLEMME BRONCOS DEFEATED 6TH RANKED GLADBROOK-REINBECK 57-52 MONDAY NIGHT TO CLINCH THE TEAMS FIRST STATE TOURNAMENT BERTH FOR THE FIRST TIME SINCE 1981.  ELIJAH KINSETH AND COURT CHRISTIANSON EACH HAD 14 POINTS, AS THE BRONCOS WERE 20 OF 24 FROM THE FREE THROW LINE.  THE BRONCOS PLAY MONDAY AFTERNOON AT 3:45 PM AGAINST UNDEFEATED

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Latham Advocates More Efficient Government

Finding smarter ways to deliver good services and products is the American tradition.  Henry Ford did it with the automobile assembly line and Steve Jobs did it with the home computer. If they want to be successful, businesses do not have the luxury of being inefficient.  We expect this of our employers, ourselves, so why

Britt Trailer Court Debris Nearly Removed

With the eventual goal of replacing the trailer court with other prospective concepts, the West Hancock Community School District has voted to clear the remaining debris from an old trailer court in Britt. The school district bought the property last year and began moving and demolishing the trailers on the court. However, some of the

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Study sees revenue jump for new Sioux City casino

A study paid for by Iowa regulators says a land-based casino in Sioux City should expect revenue to rise up to 40 percent over the current water-based casino’s revenue.   The study by Minneapolis-based Marquette Advisors projects that the Hard Rock Hotel & Casino will generate $78.5 million in gross revenue in fiscal 2017. That’s

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