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Tuesday, August 6, 201308/06/2013

Vikings Near Action

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The Vikings continue training camp this week as they prepare for Friday’s preseason opener.

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Tuesday, August 6, 201308/06/2013

Timberwolves Set Exhibitions

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The Timberwolves have released their preseason schedule.

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Tuesday, August 6, 201308/06/2013

Stewart In Iowa Hospital

In Sports

NASCAR driver Tony Stewart is recovering in an Iowa hospital after being involved in a four-car wreck during a sprint car race at Southern Iowa Speedway last night.

Monday, August 5, 201308/05/2013

Nebraska Cattlemen’s Executive Pleased With MOU On Beef Market Access

In Agriculture

United States Trade Representative Michael Froman and Ag Secretary Tom Vilsack have announced the European Union has agreed to an…

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Monday, August 5, 201308/05/2013

Program Promotes Sharing

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An Iowa Department of Education official says the organization is taking a cautious approach in instituting updates to a program that provides school districts with extra state financial help if they share positions to cut costs.

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Monday, August 5, 201308/05/2013

NFU Leader Says Nutrition Cut Makes It Harder To Finish A Farm Bill

In Agriculture

  Last week House Republican leader Eric Cantor proposed a $ 40 billion dollar cut to the nutrition title of…

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Monday, August 5, 201308/05/2013

Opportunities Missed On Farm Bill

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Nebraska Congressman Adrian Smith says the House missed a real opportunity to approve reforms to the Farm Bill, which was barely approved after stripping the food stamp portion from it.

Harvest

Monday, August 5, 201308/05/2013

Public Policy Director Named Minnesota Farm Bureau Executive Director

In Agriculture

Minnesota Farm Bureau Public Policy Director Chris Radatz has been named Executive Director for the organization. Radatz has been with…

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Monday, August 5, 201308/05/2013

“Dreamer” Defends Status

In News

A so-called “DREAMer” from northwest Iowa who was brought into the U.S. illegally by his parents when he was one isn’t sure what he’d do if a proposal Congressman Steve King shepherded through the House becomes law.

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Monday, August 5, 201308/05/2013

Minnesota Cattle President Concerned At Wolf Hunt Cut

In Agriculture

Minnesota Department of Natural Resources has cut in half the number of wolf hunting licenses for the upcoming season to…

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NCBA And Coalition Suing The EPA

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Today, a Coalition of 12 groups including the National Cattlemen’s Beef Association filed a lawsuit against the EPA and the…

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Bet you didn’t know: Fun facts about the Fourth

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Even the most patriotic among us can learn something from these little-known facts about Independence Day.

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Stronger economy, cheap gas means more people on the road

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More than 40 million Americans are expected to hit the road for the long holiday weekend.

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New Biodiesel Facility in Yankton

Biodiesel Pump

The grand opening was held this week for a new biodiesel blending facility installed by Gerstner Oil in Yankton.

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Farmers Union Unhappy With USDA Beef Imports Decision

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Farmers Union leaders are expressing extreme disappointment with USDA’s decision to allow importation of fresh and chilled beef from regions of Brazil and Argentina.