Local

Bill northey

Monday, July 8, 201307/08/2013

Iowa Ag Secretary Weighs In On Splitting Farm Bill

In Agriculture

Iowa Ag Secretary Bill Northey accompanied Congressman Tom Latham at farm bill listening sessions in the state last week. Northey…

immigration reform

Monday, July 8, 201307/08/2013

Senator Hopes House Passes Immigration Bill With Border Security

In Agriculture

Iowa Senator Chuck Grassley who voted against the Senate’s immigration bill says he hopes the House will correct the measure…

Milking

Monday, July 8, 201307/08/2013

National Milk Group Working For Farm Bill With Dairy Security Act

In Agriculture

One of the main priorities of the National Milk Producers Federation is urging Congress to get both a farm bill…

fire

Monday, July 8, 201307/08/2013

Volunteer Headed To Fire Zone

In News

A retired biomedical engineer from Herried headed out this weekend to Arizona to help those fighting and those impacted by wild fires.

WaterFaucet

Monday, July 8, 201307/08/2013

Water Rates On Agenda

In News

An ordinance increasing water rates will be on the agenda for the Yankton City Commission tonight.

John Thune

Monday, July 8, 201307/08/2013

College Loan Rate Deal Pending

In News

South Dakota Senator John Thune says they have a potential agreement on the agenda.

YSD 31212

Monday, July 8, 201307/08/2013

School Board To Reorganize

In News

The Yankton School Board meets tonight to officially start the new fiscal year, and reorganize.

electric poles

Monday, July 8, 201307/08/2013

Storms Cause Problems To Electric Companies

In News

Winter ice storms and summer severe weather have led to numerous, long term power outages in cities across the region.

Monday, July 8, 201307/08/2013

Mauer, Perkins Named All Stars

In Sports

Twins catcher Joe Mauer and pitcher Glen Perkins have been named to the American League All-Star Team.

Monday, July 8, 201307/08/2013

Twins Fly South

In Sports

The Twins continue their 10-game road trip as they open up a four-game series with the Rays tonight in Tampa.

Recent Headlines

in Agriculture

Farmers Union Still Opposing TPA

NFU logo

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

in Agriculture

Farm Bureau President Pleased At TPA Support

farm bureau logo

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

in Agriculture

NACD Outlines Conservation Funding Priorities

Capitol 2014 2

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

in Agriculture

ICCI Pushing For Stronger Manure Rules

snow on hay bale

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

in Agriculture

Trans Canada To Continue With Keystone XL Project

Trans Canada sign 040814

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