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Wednesday, August 7, 201308/07/2013

Railroad Sale Still Possible

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The former D.M. & E. rail line through South Dakota may be sold, or it might not.

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Wednesday, August 7, 201308/07/2013

R CALF Disappointed Judge Temporarily Stops Horse Slaughter

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  A Federal Judge has granted a Temporary Restraining order against USDA to prevent the inspection of horse slaughter facilities…

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Wednesday, August 7, 201308/07/2013

Nebraska Farm Bureau Official Says REINS Act Positive For Agriculture

In Agriculture

The House has passed the REINS Act which requires Congressional approval of regulations expected to have an economic impact of…

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Wednesday, August 7, 201308/07/2013

Northern Sun Polls Out

In Sports

Minnesota State is the top vote getter in the 2013 Northern Sun Conference football coaches poll.

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Wednesday, August 7, 201308/07/2013

Rookie Sparkles In Debut

In Sports

An outstanding effort by a rookie pitcher helped the Minnesota Twins to a victory in Kansas City.

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Wednesday, August 7, 201308/07/2013

Timberwolves Release Slate

In Sports

The Minnesota Timberwolves will open the regular season at home for the 13th straight year.

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Wednesday, August 7, 201308/07/2013

Allen On Sidelines

In Sports

Vikings star defensive end Jared Allen left practice Tuesday with an ankle injury.

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Wednesday, August 7, 201308/07/2013

Iowa Accident Slows Stewart

In Sports

It appears that Tony Stewart’s chances of making this year’s Chase for the Sprint Cup are over.

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Tuesday, August 6, 201308/06/2013

South Dakota Pork President Says Activists Don’t Understand Agriculture

In Agriculture

Mercy for Animals is carrying their message this week in South Dakota and Iowa in front of Walmart stores in…

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Tuesday, August 6, 201308/06/2013

Iowa Named Top Party School

In News

The Princeton Review’s annual listing of the top colleges in the country has moved Iowa up from number two to number one in the category or party schools — though a university spokesman says the ranking doesn’t make sense.

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Farmers Union Still Opposing TPA

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Friday, 8 former Secretaries of Agriculture came out in favor of Congress giving Trade Promotion Authority to the President. Farmers…

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Farm Bureau President Pleased At TPA Support

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The push to give the President authority to negotiate trade agreements with just an up or down vote of Congress…

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NACD Outlines Conservation Funding Priorities

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National Association of Conservation District leaders are weighing in on their conservation appropriation priorities with members of Congress. NACD President…

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ICCI Pushing For Stronger Manure Rules

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Last week the Iowa Senate Natural Resources and Environment Subcommittee sent on a measure to the full committee that would…

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Trans Canada To Continue With Keystone XL Project

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Trans Canada officials say despite recent setbacks they are continuing with their plans to build the Keystone XL Pipeline. Last…