Tom Riter

Tom Riter

Farm News - riter@wnax.com

Like many folks who return to “roots” back in the Midwest, Tom joining the WNAX family was a matter of coming home again. Tom is from just across the Big Sioux River – Rock Rapids, Iowa.

A graduate of the University of Northern Iowa and Brown Institute, Tom has reported on farm news and markets in Aberdeen and Mitchell in South Dakota and in Greeley, Colorado. You’ll hear Tom covering the farm news and markets through the day on WNAX.

We do keep Tom busy – when we give him time to catch a few winks in between assignments, he makes his home in Yankton, SD.


Recent Headlines

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Drought Ends In Much Of Nebraska

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A stormy, destructive June did provide some benefit to Nebraska.

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Iowa Counting Small Animals

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Iowa's annual roadside survey of small game animals, from pheasants to quail to rabbits, is now underway.

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Riverboat Casino To Close

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The Iowa Supreme Court has denied a temporary stay that has allowed the Argosy Casino riverboat in Sioux City to stay open.

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Drivers Licenses Proposed For Nebraska Illegals

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Nebraska State Senator Jeremy Nordquist of Omaha is working on legislation that would allow certain illegal immigrants to get driver's licenses in Nebraska.

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FEMA Funds For Nebraska

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Twelve Nebraska counties have been approved for Public Assistance from FEMA.  Recovery efforts are still underway for residents throughout the…