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Iowa House Democrats look for new leader

Iowa House Democrats will meet Saturday afternoon ... of sacred and its best kept that way,” said Rep. Chris Hall of Sioux City. Rep. Todd Prichard, D-Charles City, however, acknowledged he ... More Info...

New charge in Sioux City slaying: 2nd-degree murder

SIOUX CITY, Iowa (AP) - A man has been formally charged with second-degree murder in the slaying of his roommate in Sioux City. Thirty-eight-year-old Abdiqadar Sharif is accused of stabbing 40-year-ol... More Info...

Iowa incumbent Steve King defeats newcomer J.D. Scholten in race for Congress

SIOUX CITY, Iowa – U.S. Rep. Steve King has again bested Democrats who hoped they would finally knock him out of Congress. The arch-conservative Republican from Kiron fended off a vigorous challenge T... More Info...

Sioux City man wins $50,000 from October Powerball drawing

CLIVE, Iowa (SUBMITTED) – A Sioux City man said he didn’t sleep the night after he discovered he’d won a $50,000 Powerball prize. Tim Bottaro matched four white balls and the Powerball in t ... More Info...

Navy finds fit with Sioux City

Looking at a list of Iowa cities, Sioux City was the right size, Mabus said. Other than that, he can't say what led him to choose it. He'd never been here before, had no knowledge of the city ... More Info...

Steve King, Republican White Supremacist, Narrowly Wins Iowa House Seat For 9th

SIOUX CITY, Iowa — Rep. Steve King, a white supremacist, won a ninth term in Congress Tuesday night despite months of growing outrage over his bigoted statements and ties to extremist figures in the U ... More Info...

Sioux City council advances measure banning toy firearms

SIOUX CITY, Iowa (AP) - City officials in northwest Iowa are considering banning people from carrying some forms of "toy" firearms, which police say are becoming increasingly difficult to distinguish ... More Info...

Roommate charged with second-degree murder in Sioux City slaying

SIOUX CITY, Iowa (AP) — A man has been formally charged with second-degree murder in the slaying of his roommate in Sioux City. Abdiqadar Sharif, 38, is accused of stabbing 40-year-old Guled Nur on Oc... More Info...

Church for Decades Covered Up Iowa Priest's Abuse of 50 Boys

The diocese recently helped Coyle move into a retirement home in Fort Dodge, Iowa, without informing administrators at the Catholic school across the street. In 1986, Coyle reported his "history of se... More Info...

IA: Guthrie Center Plane Crash: Co-Pilot Tried to Take Control After Pilot Had H

All four bodies were taken to the Iowa Medical Examiner's Office for autopsies. ___ (c)2018 Sioux City Journal, Iowa Visit Sioux City Journal, Iowa at www.siouxcityjournal.com Distributed by Tribune C... More Info...

Downtown Sioux City Rotary Club Student of the Month November: Hiatt Holman

SIOUX CITY, Iowa (AP) — A man has been formally charged with second-degree murder in the slaying of his roommate More Info...

Gallagher: Dean Phillips, grandson of Iowa's Dear Abby, wins congressional seat

If you're running for office, you have to stump at these Iowa spots Abby, who was raised in Sioux City as Pauline Esther "Popo" Friedman, asked her grandson, "Are you a Democrat or a Republican?" More Info...


AG TIME Two Divergent Paths by John Walsh

The Soy was down a bit today. This rally of late seems to be based on optimism that the US China relations will cool and demand will be restored. Perhaps. However, I also believe we are witnessing some demand changes in China. The Corn is grinding higher today. The fundamentals domestically could su [...] More Info...

Expect softening farmland values for 2019.

Expect softening farmland values for 2019. More Info...

A cattle rustler in Arkansas has been sentenced to five years in state

A cattle rustler in Arkansas has been sentenced to five years in state prison after pleading guilty to stealing cattle in 2014. More Info...

This week Purdue University and CME Group released the October Ag Baro

This week Purdue University and CME Group released the October Ag Barometer, which was up 22 points from September. More Info...

From drought, to excessive rainfall—Mother Nature took her toll this s

From drought, to excessive rainfall—Mother Nature took her toll this season on crop quality. More Info...

Stocks fall to start new week as agricultural economists look for indi

Stocks fall to start new week as agricultural economists look for indicators of a new recession. More Info...

John Deere 4020 and 4230 Tractors Sold for Record Auction Prices Saturday

Machinery Pete has seen over 2,500 John Deere 4020 tractors sold at auction over the past 29 years. He also saw a new record high 4020 sale price set Saturday (November 10, 2018) on the same east-central Iowa collector auction where another new record high auction price was realized on a John Deere [...] More Info...

Prairie Farms Dairy will pay a fine and install $1.4 million in pollut

Prairie Farms Dairy will pay a fine and install $1.4 million in pollution-control measures following violations of air quality limits for 12 years. More Info...

ICE and Seaboard Corp. have reached a settlement of $1 million, after

ICE and Seaboard Corp. have reached a settlement of $1 million, after an investigation into alleged employment of unauthorized workers from 2007-2012 and failure to properly complete employment eligibility forms. More Info...

A new dairy revenue protection (DRP) program launched this year. U.S.

A new dairy revenue protection (DRP) program launched this year. U.S. Farm Report sat down with one of the program of the creator to see how the program works and how it differs from MPP. More Info...

Brazilian meat packer JBS SA has signed a trade pact with Alibaba’s Wi

Brazilian meat packer JBS SA has signed a trade pact with Alibaba’s Win-Chain that will send approximately $1.5 billion in beef, pork and poultry to China.​ More Info...

Updates from Clinton Griffiths and AgDay TV Live on Washington policy,

Updates from Clinton Griffiths and AgDay TV Live on Washington policy, snow and Milk prices potential More Info...

The faces of agriculture leadership at the state level could be chang

The faces of agriculture leadership at the state level could be changing following the elections last week. More Info...

Kansas Republican Sen. Pat Roberts is working to get a farm bill passe

Kansas Republican Sen. Pat Roberts is working to get a farm bill passed to prove he's still a viable candidate for 2020. More Info...

Monday Farmer’s Business Network (FBN) announced it will offer a full

Monday Farmer’s Business Network (FBN) announced it will offer a full range of crop insurance products and services through FBN Insurance, LLC. More Info...

An important meeting for Chinese and U.S. officials ahead of the G20 s

An important meeting for Chinese and U.S. officials ahead of the G20 summit in Argentina later this month. More Info...

The U.S. Department of Agriculture says farmers are expected to harves

The U.S. Department of Agriculture says farmers are expected to harvest the largest soybean crop on record More Info...

When could we see those tariffs drop that remain between Canada and Me

When could we see those tariffs drop that remain between Canada and Mexico? More Info...

For farmers along the Missouri River, some flooding is inevitable. How

For farmers along the Missouri River, some flooding is inevitable. However, he and other farmers question how much is caused by mismanagement by the U.S. Army Corp of Engineers and misplaced government priorities. More Info...

Today on AgriTalk, Jim Mintert of Purdue University discusses the late

Today on AgriTalk, Jim Mintert of Purdue University discusses the latest Ag Economy Barometer results and Machinery Pete breaks down some auctions from across the country. More Info...

Environmentalists are celebrating a federal court order. It blocks a T

Environmentalists are celebrating a federal court order. It blocks a Trump administration permit for the construction of the Keystone XL pipeline. More Info...

A part of Los Angeles County, including the Los Angeles and Long Beach

A part of Los Angeles County, including the Los Angeles and Long Beach ports where a variety of fresh fruits and vegetables are imported into the U.S., is under quarantine for Mexican fruit fly. More Info...

Conley Nelson, a pork producer from Algona, Iowa, was elected USMEF ch

Conley Nelson, a pork producer from Algona, Iowa, was elected USMEF chairman at USMEF's Strategic Planning Conference. Cevin Jones of Eden, Idaho, who operates Intermountain Beef, a custom feedlot, is chair-elect. More Info...

John Phipps knows what it's like to cross the finish line of harvest.

John Phipps knows what it's like to cross the finish line of harvest. From fatigue to a growing appetite, he reflects on another harvest in the books. More Info...

Argentines still much more carnivorous than richer Europeans as consum

Argentines still much more carnivorous than richer Europeans as consumers skimp on bread, pasta and fuel but not protein. More Info...

Helping Improve Nutrition in Our Schools

Nearly one in five young people in the United States are considered to be obese. Providing more nutritious meals in our schools can help address that problem. USDA's new nutrition guidelines and related programs to bolster availability of fresh produce appear to be making a difference. More Info...

Nebraska Gov. Pete Ricketts is considering a proposal that would chang

Nebraska Gov. Pete Ricketts is considering a proposal that would change the way agricultural land is taxed to provide relief to farmers who are struggling amid low crop prices. More Info...

Develop a solid marketing plan that keeps emotions out of decision-mak

Develop a solid marketing plan that keeps emotions out of decision-making. More Info...

The full version of our daily grain commentary

Fundamentals, technicals, and our market bias for corn, soybeans, and wheat. More Info...

The Biggest "We Don't Know Yet"

There are still several parts of the new tax law that we don't know answers to. We review some of the key ones. More Info...

Meteorologist Mike Hoffman says in his AgDay forecast that drier weath

Meteorologist Mike Hoffman says in his AgDay forecast that drier weather is coming this week. More Info...

Markets Closely Watch Harvest Progress

Markets Closely Watch Harvest Progress More Info...

CaseIH 2096 Tractor and John Deere 6620 II Combine Strong on MN Auction Yesterda

Very strong sale prices yesterday (November 10, 2018) on a farm auction in Dundas, MN by Maring Auction Company. A 1986 Case IH 2016 tractor with 3,485 hours sold for the highest auction price in 44 months, while a John Deere 1985 6620 Titan II combine with 2,915 hours sold for a price tied for the [...] More Info...

Pair of Rare IHC 7488 Tractors Sold Today on Iowa and Minnesota Auctions

Machinery Pete tracked a pair of rare IHC 7488 tractors, only 16 ever made, sold today (11/10/18) on auctions in Iowa and Minnesota. New record high auction sale price was set More Info...

Steve Patterson, senior Vice President of Marketing and communications

Steve Patterson, senior Vice President of Marketing and communications for Southern States Co-Op, is based out of Richmond, Va. We're talking about agronomics and what farmers should be doing to make 2019 go smoothly. More Info...

This stabilization in prices occurred amidst the monthly edition of US

This stabilization in prices occurred amidst the monthly edition of USDA’s Crop Production and World Agricultural Supply and Demand Estimates reports. More Info...

Goldman Sachs bankers 'cheated' Malaysia over 1MDB: PM Mahathir

Bankers at Goldman Sachs Group Inc "cheated" Malaysia in dealings with state fund 1MDB, Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad said, amid growing calls in the country for more aggressive steps to recoup fees earned by the bank.

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Amazon to pick NYC, Northern Virginia for split "HQ2": source

Amazon.com Inc will on Tuesday announce it has selected New York and Northern Virginia for its second headquarters, a source told Reuters, ending a more than year-long contest that has seen frenzied bidding from locales across North America.

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Asian shares pare losses on U.S.-China trade optimism, oil slides

Asian shares pared losses on Tuesday as hopes for a de-escalation in the Sino-U.S. tariff war rose on reports that China's top trade negotiator was preparing to visit the United States ahead of a meeting between the two countries' leaders.

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Turkey's Erdogan says Khashoggi recordings 'appalling', shocked Saudi intelligen

President Tayyip Erdogan said recordings related to the killing of Jamal Khashoggi, which Turkey has shared with Western allies, are "appalling" and shocked a Saudi intelligence officer who listened to them, Turkish media reported on Tuesday.

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Fears of peak iPhone rattle Asian Apple suppliers

Shares in Asian suppliers and assemblers for Apple Inc fell on Tuesday after several component makers warned of weaker than expected results, leading some market watchers to call the peak for iPhones in several key markets.

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Bolton says U.S. objects to China's military steps in South China Sea

The United States objects to China's unilateral military steps in the South China Sea and the pace of U.S. freedom of navigation operations in the disputed waterway has increased, U.S. National Security Adviser John Bolton said on Tuesday.

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Malaysia says it wants to reclaim fees, consequential losses from Goldman over 1

Malaysia wants to reclaim from Goldman Sachs Group Inc the fees the U.S. bank received for helping state fund 1Malaysia Development Bhd (1MDB) [TERRN.UL] raise money as well as consequential losses, Minister of Finance Lim Guan Eng said on Tuesday.

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At least 42 fatalities tallied in California's deadliest wildfire ever

Search teams have recovered remains of 42 people killed by a fierce wildfire that largely incinerated the town of Paradise in northern California, marking the greatest loss of life from a wild land blaze in state history, authorities said on Monday.

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Fewer foreign students coming to United States for second year in row: survey

The number of international students entering U.S. colleges and universities has fallen for the second year in a row, a nonprofit group said on Tuesday, amid efforts by the Trump administration to tighten restrictions on foreigners studying in the United States.

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Asian shares pare losses on U.S.-China trade optimism, oil slides

Asian shares pared losses on Tuesday as hopes for a de-escalation of the Sino-U.S. tariff war drew support from reports that China's top trade negotiator was preparing to visit the United States ahead of a meeting between the two countries' leaders.

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At least 42 fatalities tallied in California's deadliest wildfire ever

Search teams have recovered remains of 42 people killed by a fierce wildfire that largely incinerated the town of Paradise in northern California, marking the greatest loss of life from a wild land blaze in state history, authorities said on Monday.

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Fewer foreign students coming to United States for second year in row: survey

The number of international students entering U.S. colleges and universities has fallen for the second year in a row, a nonprofit group said on Tuesday, amid efforts by the Trump administration to tighten restrictions on foreigners studying in the United States.

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Carpenter erects wooden crosses in honor of shooting rampage victims

Mourners returned on Monday to the scene of a shooting rampage at a bar in the Los Angeles suburb of Thousand Oaks, where a Chicago-area carpenter erected wooden crosses dedicated to each of the 12 victims.

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California's PG&E reports outage in area at time Camp wildfire erupted

California utility PG&E Corp reported on Monday that it experienced an outage on a transmission line in the area of the raging Camp Fire early in the morning of last Thursday shortly before the fire stated.

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Paradise lost: Grim search under way in incinerated California town

Experts in identifying human tissue joined California police and firefighters on Monday in sifting through the charred debris of homes destroyed in the most devastating wildfire in the state's history, searching for remains of 228 missing people.

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At least 42 killed in northern California wildfire, now deadliest in U.S. histor

Remains have been recovered from at least 42 people killed by a devastating wildfire that largely incinerated the town of Paradise in northern California, making it the deadliest in U.S. history, the Butte County sheriff said on Monday.

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Trump seeks end of Florida recount; Democrats win Arizona U.S. Senate seat

U.S. President Donald Trump on Monday urged Florida election officials to end a recount and declare his fellow Republicans the winners of disputed races in last week's elections, while Democrats picked up a U.S. Senate seat in Arizona.

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Factbox: Too close to call - U.S. federal, state elections still in flux

Democrats took control of the U.S. House of Representatives in the Nov. 6 elections and Republicans held onto a majority in the U.S. Senate, but more than a dozen races remain undecided nearly a week later.

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How the Florida recount will unfold - and why it matters

Florida elections officials are racing to recount ballots this week after razor-thin voting margins left the state's marquee contests for the U.S. Senate and governor too close to call.

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California fire evacuees trickle back to deal with the ashes

Andy Schultz and his wife Marisa returned home on Monday dreading they would find nothing but charred ruins after the Woolsey wildfire swept down three surrounding hillsides toward their neighborhood in the Los Angeles suburb of North Ranch.

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Obituaries credit to: KTIV

Lowell Miles, 59, Sioux City, Iowa

Lowell was born on May 9, 1959 and passed away on Monday, November 12, 2018. Lowell was a resident of Sioux City, Iowa at the time of passing. A memorial service will be held Saturday, November 17 at noon at Meyer Brothers Colonial Chapel. Burial will be at Memorial Park Cemetery. Visitation will be one hour prior to the service. More Info...

Margaret J. Bosma, 80, Hospers, Iowa

Margaret was born on January 18, 1938 and passed away on Sunday, November 11, 2018. Margaret was a resident of Hospers, Iowa at the time of passing. More Info...

Gertrude Vander Schaaf, 92, Orange City, Iowa

Gertrude was born on October 10, 1926 and passed away on Sunday, November 11, 2018. Gertrude was a resident of Orange City, Iowa at the time of passing. More Info...

Jeanette Lois Hardersen, 83, Sioux City, Iowa

Jeanette was born on October 19, 1935 and passed away on Saturday, November 10, 2018. Jeanette was a resident of Sioux City, Iowa at the time of passing. She received her education at the Greenville-Rosse High School in Greenville, Iowa, graduating with the Class of 1953. Funeral Services will be at 10:30 a.m. Friday, November 16, 2018 at Calvary Lutheran Church with Reverend James Travis officiating. Visitation will be from 4:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. Thursday, November 15th at Meyer... More Info...

Gladys M. Bower, 97, Ida Grove, Iowa

Gladys was born on September 12, 1921 and passed away on Saturday, November 10, 2018. Gladys was a resident of Ida Grove, Iowa at the time of passing. Funeral Services will be held at 10:30 a.m., Saturday, November 17, 2018, at the First Presbyterian Church of Battle Creek, Iowa. Committal Services will follow in the Mount Hope Cemetery of Battle Creek, Iowa. A Visitation will be held from 4:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m., Friday, November 16, 2018, at the Christensen-Van Houten Funeral Home of... More Info...

Rodean M. Frakes, 86, Audubon, Iowa

Rodean was born on June 1, 1932 and passed away on Saturday, November 10, 2018. Rodean was a resident of Audubon, Iowa at the time of passing. More Info...

Maurine Mohr, 94, Lake View, Iowa

Maurine was born on September 9, 1924 and passed away on Saturday, November 10, 2018. Maurine was a resident of Lake View, Iowa at the time of passing. She received her education at Country School Sac #3. More Info...

LaVay Larson, 96, Tekamah, Nebraska

LaVay was born on September 21, 1922 and passed away on Saturday, November 10, 2018. LaVay was a resident of Tekamah, Nebraska. More Info...

Vickie F. Riphagen, 63, Orange City, Iowa

Vickie was born on November 4, 1955 and passed away on Saturday, November 10, 2018. Vickie was a resident of Orange City, Iowa at the time of passing. More Info...

Samantha Clark, Le Mars, Iowa

Samantha passed away on Friday, November 9, 2018. Samantha was a resident of Le Mars, Iowa at the time of passing. More Info...

Edward Anderson, Le Mars, Iowa

Edward passed away on Friday, November 9, 2018. Edward was a resident of Le Mars, Iowa at the time of passing. More Info...

Wilma Van Roekel, 84, Doon, Iowa

Wilma was born on January 2, 1934 and passed away on Friday, November 9, 2018. Wilma was a resident of Doon, Iowa at the time of passing. Funeral services will be held Tuesday, November 13, at 2:00 PM at Porter Funeral Home of Rock Valley with Rev. J.J. Witvoet officiating. Burial will follow at Valley View Cemetery of Rock Valley. Visitation, with the family present, will be held Monday, November 12, from 6:00-8:00 PM at Porter Funeral Home. Memorials may be given to Good Samaritan... More Info...

Norman Duane Schaap, 82, Sioux Center, Iowa

Norman was born on May 21, 1936 and passed away on Friday, November 9, 2018. Norman was a resident of Sioux Center, Iowa at the time of passing. A funeral service will be held at 10:30 a.m. Thursday, November 15, 2018 at First Reformed Church in Sioux Center with Reverend Travis Else and Pastor Stephen Breen officiating. Visitation will be held on Wednesday, November 14th from 2:00 - 8:00 p.m., with the family present from 5:00 to 8:00 p.m. at the Memorial Funeral Home of Sioux Center... More Info...

Sheila Rohlk, 82, Ida Grove, Iowa

Sheila was born on February 9, 1936 and passed away on Friday, November 9, 2018. Sheila was a resident of Ida Grove, Iowa at the time of passing. This little red-haired girl attended country school at Silver Creek #8 and later moved to town to attend high school. Funeral Services will be held at 10:30 a.m., Wednesday, November 14, 2018, at the Westminster Presbyterian Church of Ida Grove, Iowa. Committal Services will follow in the Ida Grove Cemetery of Ida Grove, Iowa. A Visitation... More Info...

Linda L. Vaux, 69, Hoskins, Nebraska

Linda was born on January 3, 1949 and passed away on Friday, November 9, 2018. Linda was a resident of Hoskins, Nebraska at the time of passing. More Info...