Local

Cattle Group Seeks To Intervene In COOL Case

The United States Cattlemen’s Association is seeking intervener status in the court action filed by U.S. and Canadian meat groups challenging the country of origin labeling law. Cattlemen’s Director Emeritus and Montana Rancher Leo McDonnell says his group wants to help USDA defend COOL against attacks and represent consumers interest in the case.

McDonnell says the plaintiffs are now not only trying to get the new COOL rule thrown out but stopped while the court action is in progress.

McDonnell says the U.S. and Canadian meat groups are taking their case to court because they know the U.S. is already in compliance with the WTO and this is their last resort in trying to stop COOL.

Recent Headlines

in Agriculture

Senator Wants Review of Possible Rail Merger

Fresh
Railroad Tracks

Minnesota Senator Amy Klobuchar is asking federal officials to review a possible rail merger between the Canadian Pacific and CSX…

in Local

Radon Testing Encouraged

Fresh
radon

This week is National Radon Action Week, and the Cancer Prevention Center is encouraging radon testing to reduce the number of Americans exposed to the gas.

in Local

Loan Guarantees For Electric Companies

Fresh
electric poles

The US Department of Agriculture has announced over one point four billion dollars in loan guarantees to rural electric cooperatives across the country.

in Local

Healthcare Faces Challenges

Fresh
Medical Stethoscope

The new President of Avera Sacred Heart Hospital in Yankton says healthcare in general will face many challenges in the next few years.

in Local

Christmas Upon Us In Stores

Fresh
Christmas early 102014

It is all around us now, when you go into any large retailer in the state.