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Tests ordered for Iowa man accused in Nebraska man's death

SIOUX CITY, Iowa (AP) — A judge has ordered mental competency tests for an Iowa resident accused of helping to kill a Nebraska man in Sioux City. Woodbury County District Court records say the tests w... More Info...

In narrow decision, Sioux City Council halts pursuit of 18th Street viaduct

Sioux City is currently self-insured up to $500,000 per workers' compensation claim. Staff on Monday provided information on "first-dollar" coverage through the Iowa Municipalities Workers' Compensati... More Info...

USS Sioux City one step closer to completion

Back in 2012, the U.S. Navy announced that its newest littoral combat ship would bear the name of Iowa's fourth largest city. The Navy says the name, "Sioux City", was chosen to honor the patriotic, h... More Info...

Five questions with Incubus ahead of its Sioux City, Iowa, concert

Incubus has been on a tear. After a span of six years without a new record, the alt rock band bounced back with "8," a collection of hard-charging new tracks released last year. And now the band is on ... More Info...

Sioux City hospital one of the first to use miniature pacemaker

Mercy Medical Center of Sioux City has become one of the first Iowa hospitals to treat a patient with the world’s smallest pacemaker. Doctor Roque Arteaga of CardioVascular Associates implanted the bu... More Info...

Sioux City Art Center to recognize regional artists with 2019 exhibition

Sioux City Art Center Selects. Using a $10,000 grant from the Iowa Department of Cultural Affairs, the Art Center plans to fund and expand the idea of the 2016 exhibition, which recognized eight artis... More Info...

Convicted Nebraska Sex Offender Gets 15-year Iowa Sentence

SIOUX CITY, Iowa (AP) - A convicted Nebraska sex offender has been given 15 years in an Iowa prison for taking video of a college student showering in a residence hall. Authorities say 30-year-old Zac... More Info...

Man who watched Iowa college student shower gets 15 years in prison

In Iowa law, sexual assault and rape are charged as sexual abuse. Police linked Person to the crimes through license plate numbers, cell phone data and physical descriptions given by the victims. At t... More Info...

Deputies: South Dakota woman found dead in Iowa camper

Law enforcement officials in northwestern Iowa are investigating the death of a South Dakota woman whose body was found in a camper. The Sioux City Journal reports that Clay County sheriff's deputies ... More Info...

10 year old girl is Miss Sioux City and will be competing for Miss Iowa in Calif

At only 10 years old, Madeline Farrens has a list of accomplishments and contributions in the Sioux City community. Madeline has been named Miss Sioux City and is representing the community for the se... More Info...

Merger helps Rosecrance expand to Sioux City

ROCKFORD, Ill. (WIFR) - A merger will help Rosecrance expand to Sioux City, Iowa in the next year. Rosecrance says it will merge with Jackson Recovery Centers on or before July 1, 2019. The agreement ... More Info...

Williams And Company PC Receives Iowa CPAs Month Of Service Community Spirit Awa

Williams & Company PC located in Le Mars, Onawa, Sheldon, Sioux City and Spencer was presented with the Iowa Society of CPAs (ISCPA) Iowa CPAs Month of Service Community Spirit Award during its May 20... More Info...


In the spring of 1975, Ed Hain rolled the dice and planted several six

In the spring of 1975, Ed Hain rolled the dice and planted several six-row strips of corn and soybeans, kicking off 15-year average of roughly 50 extra bushels of corn yield per acre. More Info...

Retailers want more fair trade products, and fresh fruit and vegetable

Retailers want more fair trade products, and fresh fruit and vegetable companies have responded. More Info...

Want to thank your landlords, showcase a new building, or share pork p

Want to thank your landlords, showcase a new building, or share pork production practices with your neighbors or consumers? If so, consider hosting an event on your farm to build relationships and positive impressions. More Info...

Can beans breakout of their slump?

Can soybean get follow through from yesterday's rally? More Info...

A professor at Virginia Tech University says the U.S. should try to ge

A professor at Virginia Tech University says the U.S. should try to get the best trade deal with China that it can, but it should be wary of the potential consequences. More Info...

Breeding advances brought an era of advanced disease control. The futu

Breeding advances brought an era of advanced disease control. The future of disease tolerance will use advanced breeding with targeted approaches that help maximize corn and soybean yield potential. More Info...

Corn Rating Falls More Than Expected

Corn Rating Falls More Than Expected More Info...

Price increases on equipment may be inevitable due to higher-priced st

Price increases on equipment may be inevitable due to higher-priced steel, but many companies are still assessing the impacts, deciding how much of the price increase they are willing to absorb. More Info...

CaseIH 8930 Tractor Could Set Record on Saturday Sale

1998 Case IH 8930 tractor with onlyl 984 actual hours up for sale this Saturday (July 21, 2018) on farm auction in Ashton, IL. Sale by Bearrows Real Estate & Auction Co. Could well set a new record high sale price. Machinery Pete shows highest auction sale prices ever on Case IH 8930 tractors as wel [...] More Info...

AG TIME: Expensive or Cheap? by John Walsh

The soy bounced today. I indicated in my writing Friday that I think the soy is close to a short term low. The length of the rally is dependent on a couple outside factors. Certainly the trade disputes, and also the crop conditions. The rally is an opportunity to make further sales.The Corn was quie [...] More Info...

Producers impacted by wildfires and hurricanes in 2017 are eligible fo

Producers impacted by wildfires and hurricanes in 2017 are eligible for monetary assistance to rebuild and recover on their farms through the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA). More Info...

The nation’s corn and soybean crops continue to mature at a record pac

The nation’s corn and soybean crops continue to mature at a record pace, according to this week’s USDA Crop Progress report. More Info...

Syngenta Settlement Nears Payout

Farmers need to act quickly to be eligible for collecting funds   More Info...

Dan Basse, president of AgResearch, stepped off his return flight from

Dan Basse, president of AgResearch, stepped off his return flight from Brazil late Monday morning and was on AgriTalk After the Bell with Chip Flory in the the afternoon. More Info...

Know Before You Go Organic

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Corn + Sun = New Trait

Researchers blaze a trail for photosynthetic efficiency and yield boost More Info...

Farmers Share Input Intel

Each spring, Farm Journal surveys farmers to understand what influences their seed and planting decisions. As input decisions change based on cost savings, new choices and production challenges, it could be interesting to see how you align with fellow farmers from across the U.S. Take a look at t [...] More Info...

This event, hosted by Farm Journal Media and sponsored by AgriGold, wi

This event, hosted by Farm Journal Media and sponsored by AgriGold, will feature best-in-class speakers cover topics such as grain marketing, economic trends, strategic planning and more. More Info...

Oliver Sloup on RFD-TV (7.16.18)

Oliver Sloup shares his thoughts of the grain and livestock markets on RFD-TV. More Info...

Farmers in Germany are battling for survival after a heatwave and drou

Farmers in Germany are battling for survival after a heatwave and drought swept across northern parts of the continent, damaging crops from wheat to barley. But in France, too much rain is the culprit. More Info...

Consumer Reports survey indicates consumers want clear labels identify

Consumer Reports survey indicates consumers want clear labels identifying meat produced in the lab from cultured animal cells. More Info...

Rep. Conaway (R-Texas) talks about the farm bill and Machinery Pete jo

Rep. Conaway (R-Texas) talks about the farm bill and Machinery Pete joins Chip Flory on AgriTalk. More Info...

From east to west growing conditions greatly vary. While some farmers

From east to west growing conditions greatly vary. While some farmers struggle through drought conditions, others are wondering just how long soybeans can handle extremely wet feet. More Info...

You can unlock the door to higher yields by understanding how hybrid e

You can unlock the door to higher yields by understanding how hybrid ear type and plant structure affect corn development. More Info...

Across the country, dairy farmers are struggling to make ends meet. Wh

Across the country, dairy farmers are struggling to make ends meet. While some are opting out of the business, others are hoping to weather the storm.​ More Info...

Government to Invest in Seed Quality

The Seeds for the Future Act sets aside $50 million to develop new varieties each year More Info...

The Right Choice

Seed selection is one of the most important decisions you make each year as it influences numerous other factors. The right—or wrong—choice sets the tone for the season. Be sure to consider the following to set up your fields for success. More Info...

Produce companies continue to implement and expand programs designed t

Produce companies continue to implement and expand programs designed to make their operations more sustainable, and spreading the word about those efforts is the next step as consumers show interest in grower practices. More Info...

Warmer than normal temperatures dominated the Midwest last week, and d

Warmer than normal temperatures dominated the Midwest last week, and despite some thunderstorm in the High Plains, drought conditions have intensified. Cattlemen are culling herds and dipping into hay supplies. More Info...

The Trump administration launched formal charges with the WTO over ret

The Trump administration launched formal charges with the WTO over retaliatory tariffs assessed in response to U.S. duties on imported steel and aluminum.​ More Info...

President Trump’s trade tactics are causing pain in farm country, but

President Trump’s trade tactics are causing pain in farm country, but that’s not knocking the president off his favored pedestal. More Info...

Want to know most ranchers’ opinions about wolves? They’re predators t

Want to know most ranchers’ opinions about wolves? They’re predators that kill livestock and must be controlled, if not eradicated. Eco-activists argue the opposite. But both sides are dead wrong. More Info...

Working to be “smarter not sweeter,” Yoplait recently released a new y

Working to be “smarter not sweeter,” Yoplait recently released a new yogurt utilizing ultra-filtered milk as the main ingredient. More Info...

Presented by industry leaders daily, these seminars address topics cen

Presented by industry leaders daily, these seminars address topics centered around policy, research, finances and the future. More Info...

Evaluating what makes our production system globally competitive can a

Evaluating what makes our production system globally competitive can also be important to the individual farm and future success. Here are some thoughts on how we got here and how we move forward in the years to come. More Info...

The addition of the two Cattle Empire yards boosts Friona Industries t

The addition of the two Cattle Empire yards boosts Friona Industries to the nation's second-largest cattle feeding entity. More Info...

Fed's Powell: 'Several years' of strong jobs, low inflation still ahead

U.S. Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell, discounting the risk that a trade war may throw a global recovery off track, said the economy is on the cusp of "several years" where the job market remains strong and inflation stays around the Fed's 2 percent target.

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Trump in the spotlight as Republican Roby faces Alabama runoff test

U.S. Representative Martha Roby, a Republican who spurned Donald Trump in the 2016 presidential race, is fighting for her political life in Alabama on Tuesday in a runoff election against a former Democrat who became a Trump supporter.

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UnitedHealth second quarter medical costs miss estimates, shares slide

UnitedHealth Group Inc, the largest U.S. health insurer, on Tuesday reported second-quarter medical costs slightly higher than Wall Street expectations, sending its shares down 4 percent and weighing on the rest of the sector.

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Myanmar police focused interrogation on Rohingya story: Reuters journalist

A Reuters reporter on trial in Myanmar said the police questioning after he and a colleague were arrested in December centered on their reporting of a massacre of Rohingya Muslims, not on secret state documents they are accused of obtaining.

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Israel warns Syrians away from frontier as Assad closes in

Dozens of Syrians approached the Israeli frontier on the Golan Heights on Tuesday in an apparent attempt to seek help or sanctuary from a Russian-backed Syrian army offensive, before turning back after a warning from Israeli forces.

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Syrians who approached Israeli Golan frontier walk back toward refugee encampmen

Dozens of Syrians who approached Israel's frontier fence on the Golan Heights on Tuesday in an apparent attempt to seek help or sanctuary, began walking back toward nearby refugee encampments after being warned off by the Israeli military.

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Fed's Powell: 'Several years' of strong jobs, low inflation still ahead

U.S. Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell, discounting the risk that a trade war may throw a global recovery off track, said the economy is on the cusp of "several years" where the job market remains strong and inflation stays around the Fed's 2 percent target.

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Four states sue U.S. to void cap on state and local tax deduction

Four U.S. states sued the federal government on Tuesday to void the new $10,000 cap on the federal deduction for state and local taxes, included as part of the 2017 tax overhaul signed by President Donald Trump.

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U.S. court ruling 'buys time' for separated immigrant families: lawyers

Lawyers for immigrant families separated by the U.S. government at the border with Mexico said a federal judge's order barring rapid deportations until at least next Tuesday would give them breathing room as they struggled for access to clients.

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Boeing lifts industry demand forecast as air show deals roll on

Boeing raised its rolling 20-year industry forecast for passenger and cargo aircraft on Tuesday, as a steady flow of deals on day two of the Farnborough Airshow underscored the industry's resilience to rising global trade tensions.

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Four states sue U.S. to void cap on state and local tax deduction

Four U.S. states sued the federal government on Tuesday to void the new $10,000 cap on the federal deduction for state and local taxes, included as part of the 2017 tax overhaul signed by President Donald Trump.

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U.S. court ruling 'buys time' for separated immigrant families: lawyers

Lawyers for immigrant families separated by the U.S. government at the border with Mexico said a federal judge's order barring rapid deportations until at least next Tuesday would give them breathing room as they struggled for access to clients.

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Suspected Houston serial killer in custody after crime spree-police

Houston police on Tuesday arrested a suspected serial killer who they believe murdered at least three people in a weekend crime spree that had prompted city authorities to warn residents of Texas' largest city to be on "high alert."

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California woman expected to survive 'head to toe' bee ordeal

A California woman who was stung hundreds of times when a swarm of bees covered her "from head to toe" was left in critical condition but is expected to survive, authorities said.

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Hawaii tours face new limits after 'lava bomb' injuries

Hawaii lava tour boats faced tighter restrictions on Tuesday after 23 passengers were injured by a volcanic explosion, as authorities investigated whether a vessel hit by "lava bombs" went too close to molten rock oozing into the Ocean.

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Woman arrested in Washington, accused of being Russian government agent

A 29-year-old Russian woman living in Washington, D.C., has been arrested and charged with conspiracy to act as an agent of the Russian government while developing ties with American citizens and infiltrating political groups, the U.S. Justice Department said on Monday.

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Reviving supersonic passenger flights to harm environment: study

Reviving supersonic passenger flights will harm the environment as the jets will not likely be able to comply with existing fuel efficiency, pollution and noise standards for subsonic aircraft, according to a study released on Tuesday.

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Texas to execute convicted killer despite clemency plea by victim's family

Texas plans to execute a man on Tuesday convicted of murdering a store owner during a 2004 robbery despite calls from some relatives of the victim to spare the life of the inmate whom they say they have forgiven.

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Judge rules for Trump administration in suit over family-planning program shift

A federal judge ruled on Monday against birth control organizations that sought to block the Trump administration from shifting a federal family-planning grant program toward prioritizing groups that are faith-based and counsel abstinence.

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Indiana authorities to release more information on 1988 murder case

Indiana authorities were expected on Tuesday to release more details about a cold case they say has been solved after DNA led them to a man who they arrested and charged for the assault and murder in 1988 of an 8-year-old girl.

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Obituaries credit to: KTIV

Michael Dean Anderson, 71, Sioux Falls, South Dakota

Michael was born on October 25, 1946 and passed away on Monday, July 16, 2018. Michael was a resident of Sioux Falls, South Dakota at the time of passing. He graduated from Washington High School in 1964. Mike served in the US Air Force during the Vietnam War and was stationed at Malmstrom Air Force Base in Montana. Funeral services will begin at 1:00 p.m. Thursday, July 19, 2018 at Heritage Funeral Home with burial at Forest Hill Cemetery in Canton. Visitation will be at the funeral... More Info...

Velma Vesta Wiese, 102, Spencer, Iowa

Velma was born on September 17, 1915 and passed away on Monday, July 16, 2018. Velma was a resident of Spencer, Iowa at the time of passing. More Info...

Donald W. Wiese, 94, Larrabee, Iowa

Donald was born on April 23, 1924 and passed away on Monday, July 16, 2018. Donald was a resident of Larrabee, Iowa at the time of passing. Memorial services will be held on Friday, July 20th, at 11 a.m. at the Cleghorn Presbyterian Church in Cleghorn, Iowa. Burial will be prior to the service on Friday morning at 9:30 a.m. at the O'Brien-Liberty Cemetery at Calumet, Iowa. The burial is open to any friends or relatives that would like to attend. There will be a family prayer service... More Info...

Doris M. Maher, 86, South Sioux City, Nebraska

Doris was born on March 24, 1932 and passed away on Sunday, July 15, 2018. Doris was a resident of South Sioux City, Nebraska at the time of passing. She graduated from Heelan High School in 1950. Funeral services will be at 10:30 A.M. on Friday, July 20, 2018 at St. Michael's Catholic Church in South Sioux City, NE. Burial will be in St. Michael's Cemetery. Visitation will be held from 4:00 P.M. to 7:30 P.M., with the family present at 5:00 P.M. and the rosary recited by the Catholic... More Info...

Stanely Brower, 91, Sioux Falls, South Dakota

Stanely was born on August 6, 1926 and passed away on Sunday, July 15, 2018. Stanely was a resident of Sioux Falls, South Dakota at the time of passing. Private burial will take place at Eastlawn Cemetery, Sheldon, IA Grateful for having shared his life are his children, Douglas (Marsha Duea) Brower, and Amy (Tim Leeper) Burton, all of Des Moines, IA, Nancy (John) Suhreptz, Sioux Falls; 4 grandchildren and 9 great grandchildren. More Info...

Dorothy Anona Hugh, 93, Sioux Falls, South Dakota

Dorothy was born on July 23, 1925 and passed away on Sunday, July 15, 2018. Dorothy was a resident of Sioux Falls, South Dakota at the time of passing. Visitation with the family present will be from 10:30 am to 12:30 pm on Thursday, July 19, 2018, at the Dow Rummel Halladay Peterson Chapel with burial to follow at Woodlawn Cemetery. A memorial service will follow at 2 pm on Thursday at the Halladay Peterson Chapel. Visitation with Family Present Thursday July 19, 2018 , 10:30 AM - 12... More Info...

John L. Peltier, 83, Sioux Falls, South Dakota

John was born on January 22, 1935 and passed away on Sunday, July 15, 2018. John was a resident of Sioux Falls, South Dakota at the time of passing. Memorial services will be 10:30 a.m., Saturday, July 21, 2018, at Grace Lutheran Church in Sioux Falls. Visitation with family present to greet friends will be from 5:00 p.m. until 7:00 p.m., Friday, July 20, at George Boom Funeral Home & Crematory, Sioux Falls. More Info...

Eunice Wulkow, 99, Lytton, Iowa

Eunice was born on March 25, 1919 and passed away on Sunday, July 15, 2018. Eunice was a resident of Lytton, Iowa at the time of passing. More Info...

Nancy Ann Knapp, 73, Cherokee, Iowa

Nancy was born on February 2, 1945 and passed away on Sunday, July 15, 2018. Nancy was a resident of Cherokee, Iowa at the time of passing. Memorial services are currently pending at the Boothby Funeral Home at Cherokee, Iowa. More Info...

Frances Klock, 93, Sioux Falls, South Dakota

Frances was born on July 30, 1925 and passed away on Saturday, July 14, 2018. Frances was a resident of Sioux Falls, South Dakota at the time of passing. She attended Bedford District #62 rural school and graduated from Chancellor High School in 1943. Services will begin at 10:00 a.m. Wednesday, July 18, 2018 at Lennox Ebenezer Presbyterian Church. Visitation also at Lennox Ebenezer with the family present will be 5 to 7 p.m. Tuesday. In lieu of flowers, memorials may directed to the... More Info...

Becky Liston, 63, Spirit Lake, Iowa

Becky was born on August 20, 1954 and passed away on Saturday, July 14, 2018. Becky was a resident of Spirit Lake, Iowa at the time of passing. More Info...

Adrianna Rozeboom, 78, Doon, Iowa

Adrianna was born on February 18, 1940 and passed away on Saturday, July 14, 2018. Adrianna was a resident of Doon, Iowa at the time of passing. Funeral Service will be 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, July 18, 2018 at the Doon United Reformed Church in Doon, Iowa, with Rev. Bartel Elshout officiating. Burial will follow in the Hillside Cemetery at Doon. Visitation will be after 2:00 p.m., with the family present from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. on Tuesday, July 17th at the Doon United Reformed... More Info...

Edward Tholen, 79, Rushmore, Minnesota

Edward was born on September 19, 1938 and passed away on Saturday, July 14, 2018. Edward was a resident of Rushmore, Minnesota at the time of passing. Visitation will be one hour prior to the service at the funeral home on Saturday. A Memorial Funeral Service will be 2:00 PM Saturday, July 21, 2018, at Dingmann Funeral Home, in Worthington. A private family burial will be at the Sunset Rest Cemetery in Rushmore prior to the service. More Info...

Jerry P. Webster, 82, Sioux Falls, South Dakota

Jerry was born on December 15, 1935 and passed away on Saturday, July 14, 2018. Jerry was a resident of Sioux Falls, South Dakota at the time of passing. He graduated from Washington High School in 1953 and earned a degree from USD Vermillion. Jerry was commissioned in the US Army for 2 years and upon separation they moved to Casper, WY. Funeral services will begin 11:00 am Wednesday, July 18, 2018 at Miller Funeral Home, Main Avenue location. Visitation will be one hour prior to... More Info...

Regina M. McCarty, 92, Sheldon, Iowa

Regina was born on October 25, 1925 and passed away on Saturday, July 14, 2018. Regina was a resident of Sheldon, Iowa at the time of passing. More Info...