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Landowners Attorney Presents Case In Nebraska Court

Three Nebraska Landowners are contending the state legislature gave the Governor illegal power to take away their land for TransCanada’s…

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South Dakota Stock Growers Set Policy, Elect New President

Over the weekend South Dakota Stock Grower members elected a new President and approved policies for the coming year. Stock…

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Canadian Cattlemen Feeling Negative Impacts Of COOL

Canadian cattle producers are starting to feel the negative effects of the rewritten U.S. Country of Origin Labeling law.  Canadian…

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Pioneer Energy Gets USDA Grant For Wind Project

  Pioneer Energy LLC has received a $ 25,000 USDA grant to study the feasibility of building a wind farm…

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South Dakota Organic Grower Pleased With New Trade Deal

Starting January 1, organic products certified in Japan or in the United States may be sold as organic in either…

R CALF Wants Anti Competitive Provision In Farm Bill

A group of Senators including Tim Johnson of South Dakota, Chuck Grassley of Iowa and JohnTester of Montana are pushing…

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NCBA Official Optimistic About Chances For Winning COOL Appeal

  Nine U.S. and Canadian meat groups appealing the decision that denied their injunction request in the Country of Origin…

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Laurel Nebraska Biocomposite Plant Receives USDA Rural Development Loan

A ribbon cutting and open house was held late last week for Laurel Bio Composites in Laurel, Nebraska. The company…

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Pork Producer And HSUS Member Says They Will Appeal Court Decision

  This week’s decision by a District Court Judge to throw out a lawsuit brought by the Humane Society of…

Pork Board President Pleased With Court Ruling Against HSUS

This week a U.S. District Court Judge threw out a lawsuit filed by HSUS against USDA and Agriculture Secretary Tom…

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Weiland Finishes Statewide Tour

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South Dakota democratic Senate candidate Rick Weiland made a stop in Hudson yesterday, making it the final stop in his statewide tour.

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Missing Girls’ Deaths An Accident

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The over forty year old case of two missing Vermillion girls has been closed.

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Fewer Deer Being Donated

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The number of deer donated to an Iowa Department of Natural Resources program that uses the meat to feed the hungry in the state dropped by 15-percent this year.

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“Hush Money” Investigated

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Two top managers in the Iowa Department of Administrative Services testified before legislators for nearly two hours Monday afternoon.

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Heineman Considers Prison Reform Bill

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Nebraska Governor Dave Heineman says he hasn't had time to thoroughly consider the prison reform bill sent to him by the legislature, but says Nebraska needs to do whatever it can to avoid building a new prison.