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New USS Sioux City warship to be commissioned in November

A date is now set for the commissioning of a new warship to be named after a city in northwest Iowa. The USS Sioux City is named, in part, for the birthplace of Medal of Honor recipient Bud Day. Frank ... More Info...

Iowa high school football: Stat leaders after Week 4

A couple of quick takeaways before we get to the numbers. First off, Sioux City North has scored some points this season, and will likely continue to score some points. You’ll remember them as the tea... More Info...

UPDATE: Victim of Merrill, IA accident identified

The Iowa State patrol said six-year-old Ayaan Ibrahn died from injuries suffered in the accident. Thirty-eight-year-old Mohamed Abdullahi-Mohamud of Sioux City suffered life-threatening injuries ... More Info...

LETTER: Hubbell would rid Iowa of Medicaid privatization

Iowa needs a governor who can deliver results in restoring access to health care. - Mary Pautsch, Sioux City * I understand and agree that registration on or use of this site constitutes agreement ... More Info...

6-year-old killed, 4 people injured in head-on crash in Iowa

A child was killed and four people were injured Monday in a head-on crash northeast of Sioux City. Six-year-old Ayaan Ibrahn of Sioux City was fatally injured in the crash. The crash occurred about 8: ... More Info...

6-Year-Old Dies In Fatal Crash Near Merrill, Iowa

The Iowa State Patrol announced Ayaan Ibrahn, 6, died after a Nissan Rogue lost control and collided nearly head-on with a Dodge Dakota. Ibrahn was a passenger in the Nissan Rogue which was driven by ... More Info...

Musketeers Batter Sioux Falls in preseason tilt

SIOUX CENTER, IA - The Musketeers were in Sioux Center, Iowa on Tuesday night for a preseason matchup against the Sioux Falls Stampede, and the trip was well worth it. Sioux City had six different pla... More Info...

Airport and Morningside avenue discussed during Sioux City council meeting

SIOUX CITY, Iowa (KTIV) – Sioux City City Council’s discussed plans for runway renovation at the Sioux Gateway Airport during Monday’s council meeting. Council members approved the plans ... More Info...

Nebraska woman gets another start date for Iowa murder trial

SIOUX CITY, Iowa (AP) - Another trial date has been set for a Nebraska resident accused of stabbing to death a woman in northwest Iowa. Woodbury County court records show attorneys for both sides soug... More Info...

Vessel Named After Sioux City To Become Active Navy Ship In November

Thorp has visited Sioux City five times, and said he is overwhelmed by the excitement ... A Des Moines-based not-for-profit called Paws and Effect is helping some Iowa veterans live better lives. More Info...

Sioux City man pleads not guilty to numerous Clay County drug charges

SPENCER, Iowa -- A Sioux City man has pleaded not guilty to numerous drug charges that resulted from a high-speed car chase in Spencer. Justin Albright, 26, entered his written plea Monday in ... More Info...

Sioux City native looks back on career as animator for Disney

Disney animator and Sioux City native Ron Clements visited his hometown during a ... He says Hollywood and New York may be far from Iowa, but ambition and drive go a long way. “For anybody who wants t... More Info...


Soybeans Continue to Probe for Lows?

With trade tensions continuing to escalate between the US and China it has been difficult to find any good news for soybeans. How much worse will it get?​ More Info...

Floods unleashed across North Carolina by deadly Hurricane Florence ar

Floods unleashed across North Carolina by deadly Hurricane Florence are destroying crops after the storm wreaked havoc on cotton and tobacco. More Info...

Rising North Carolina rivers swamp dozens of poultry barns, killing at

Rising North Carolina rivers swamp dozens of poultry barns, killing at least 1.7 million chickens. More Info...

Plan For a Steady Increase in Input Prices

Expect farm input prices to annually increase by 1.7% for the next decade. More Info...

AgLaunch Initiative, a farm-centric agricultural innovation organizati

AgLaunch Initiative, a farm-centric agricultural innovation organization, announced today the Innova $100,000 Row Crop Challenge powered by AgLaunch More Info...

High-level NAFTA negotiations are set to resume in Washington, where R

High-level NAFTA negotiations are set to resume in Washington, where Republicans are warning time is running out for Canada to join the U.S. and Mexico in a trilateral deal. More Info...

Paul McCartney's new album includes a song about climate change denier

Paul McCartney's new album includes a song about climate change deniers, which he unabashedly sings while trotting the globe in private jets and driving sports cars. More Info...

A bulging U.S. cattle herd along with record demand for beef means tha

A bulging U.S. cattle herd along with record demand for beef means that more cows are making their way to slaughter, leaving behind a glut of hides. A new tariff imposed by China on hides won't help. More Info...

The BNSF Railway Company is being sued by a rancher after more than 50

The BNSF Railway Company is being sued by a rancher after more than 50 cattle went missing and died following flooding that is being blamed on a railroad berm. More Info...

A former grain elevator manager is on the run after allegedly pocketin

A former grain elevator manager is on the run after allegedly pocketing $2 million from the Ashby Farmers Cooperative Elevator Co. in west-central Minnesota.​ More Info...

Bryne Dairy, located in DeWitt, N.Y., is planning to expand its Ultra

Bryne Dairy, located in DeWitt, N.Y., is planning to expand its Ultra Dairy Plant to grow its packaging capability and create at least 20 new jobs. More Info...

Test for Soybean Cyst Nematode

Looks can be deceiving as hidden pockets of the disease can still cut yield More Info...

Procacci Bros., Philadelphia, is celebrating its 70-year anniversary.

Procacci Bros., Philadelphia, is celebrating its 70-year anniversary. More Info...

Today on the program, we have a hearty discussion about the farm bill,

Today on the program, we have a hearty discussion about the farm bill, trade and crop insurance with callers, and Hyle Hansen of Hertz Ag discusses their latest survey. More Info...

Along with his brothers-in-law, Scott Mundhenke and Tim Eike, they pri

Along with his brothers-in-law, Scott Mundhenke and Tim Eike, they primarily use four technology tools to make decisions: Climate FieldView, My John Deere, ADM Investor Services and AgYield app. More Info...

Headlines have declared that the Texas Farm Bureau has banned all Nike

Headlines have declared that the Texas Farm Bureau has banned all Nike apparel for its staff . The Texas Farm Bureau, however, says that’s not quite right.​ More Info...

To stay in grocery stores, our industry needs to be socially sustainab

To stay in grocery stores, our industry needs to be socially sustainable. More Info...

Neil Caskey will join the National Corn Growers Association (NCGA) as

Neil Caskey will join the National Corn Growers Association (NCGA) as vice president of communications starting Oct. 15. NCGA says he will build on the organization’s ongoing communication efforts. More Info...

Respect, commitment and dedication provide staying power for the natio

Respect, commitment and dedication provide staying power for the nation’s largest family-owned pork operation. Dave and Karen Maschhoff (left) and Ken and Julie Maschhoff (right), run The Maschhoffs, Inc. More Info...

Sometimes Mother Nature deals you a bad hand, and crop yields don’t tu

Sometimes Mother Nature deals you a bad hand, and crop yields don’t turn out like you had planned for or hoped. More Info...

How efficiently are you using your current work force? Here's how to m

How efficiently are you using your current work force? Here's how to measure where your employee investments need attention. More Info...

Can the way you vote predict how likely one is to embrace, or reject,

Can the way you vote predict how likely one is to embrace, or reject, a vegetarian diet? Of course. But a Canadian researcher believes there’s an important insight captured in his data. More Info...

Twenty-six nuisance cases have been filed by residents in North Caroli

Twenty-six nuisance cases have been filed by residents in North Carolina against Murphy-Brown/Smithfield Foods. What are the cases about? What about the Right to Farm Act? Could this happen in my state? More Info...

China announced it will take retaliatory tariff action against $60 bil

China announced it will take retaliatory tariff action against $60 billion of U.S. goods, sharply escalating the trade war as the Trump administration considers imposing duties on virtually all Chinese imports. More Info...

Year after year of record harvests, combined with less export and etha

Year after year of record harvests, combined with less export and ethanol demand could mean elevators won’t have as much space for grain as in previous years. Isolated areas could even turn grain away. More Info...

Our young people are looking for causes to help them connect. They are

Our young people are looking for causes to help them connect. They are replicating the "specialness" they experienced in their families by recreating pools of “specially connected” influencers. More Info...

President Donald Trump threatened to retaliate if China targets politi

President Donald Trump threatened to retaliate if China targets politically potent U.S. agricultural products for counter-tariffs, following an escalation in his trade war with Beijing. More Info...

Jim Schippert farms in the realm of the extraordinary. At 92, he grows

Jim Schippert farms in the realm of the extraordinary. At 92, he grows corn and soybeans on the same land he worked as a child. Young farmer beware: Jim Schippert is still rocking the rows. More Info...

You might be scaring job candidates away before they even consider a j

You might be scaring job candidates away before they even consider a job in your operation. Watch for these signs. More Info...

US - China Trade Tensions Continue to Weigh on Markets

US - China Trade Tensions Continue to Weigh on Markets More Info...

Because labor productivity is directly related to output, it has a maj

Because labor productivity is directly related to output, it has a major impact on economic growth and the standard of living. More Info...

For 2019, we are bestowing three awards on deserving farmers.

For 2019, we are bestowing three awards on deserving farmers. More Info...

As flood waters continue to rise and recede depending on the area, mea

As flood waters continue to rise and recede depending on the area, meat processors are closely watching roadways, transportation and employee safety before reopening. More Info...

One Last Chance for Tax Reform Education

Just a reminder I will be teaching an all day class on tax reform this Friday in Minnesota and it is available as a webinar. More Info...

Black Gold Farms has started harvesting red and yellow potatoes in the

Black Gold Farms has started harvesting red and yellow potatoes in the Red River Valley. More Info...

The Trump administration will slap a 10 percent tariff on about $200 b

The Trump administration will slap a 10 percent tariff on about $200 billion in Chinese goods next week, and more than double the rate in 2019. More Info...

Greenland and the hunt for better climate science

Flying over eastern Greenland, the NASA scientists stared down from a Gulfstream jet as it followed the precise course they had flown in previous years - using radar to map the loss of ice.

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Ex-Malaysian PM Najib to face further charges in 1MDB case

Former Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak will face further corruption charges related to money allegedly siphoned off from scandal-plagued state fund 1Malaysia Development Berhad (1MDB), the anti-corruption agency said on Wednesday.

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Bayer's Monsanto asks U.S. court to toss $289 million glyphosate verdict

Bayer AG unit Monsanto on Tuesday asked a California judge to throw out a $289 million jury verdict awarded to a man who alleged the company's glyphosate-based weed-killers, including Roundup, gave him cancer.

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Factbox: Bayer's Monsanto faces broad U.S. glyphosate litigation

Bayer AG's Monsanto unit has urged a California judge to toss the $289-million verdict a jury awarded to a man who said the company's glyphosate-based weed-killers, including the widely-used Roundup brand, caused his cancer.

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Some gun-toting Texans embrace Democrat's call for tougher firearm laws

Texas cattle rancher Bill Martin is a lifelong Republican who owns more than 20 firearms and has been shooting guns since the age of 6.

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Global tech firms gear up to fight India's planned data law

Global tech companies plan to oppose new legislation in India that would require Facebook, PayPal and others to store user data in the country, arguing it will hurt investment and the business models of foreign and domestic firms.

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North Korea's Kim agree to inspections in bid to salvage nuclear talks

North Korea said on Wednesday it would permanently abolish its key missile facilities in the presence of foreign experts, the latest gesture by leader Kim Jong Un to revive faltering talks with Washington over his country's nuclear program.

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Aging Japan: Military recruiters struggle as applicant pool dries up

As a Japanese military recruiter sat patiently at a booth outside a supermarket in northern Tokyo one recent weekend, she welcomed a rare visitor, high school student Kazuaki Matsumura.

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China says won't weaken currency to boost exports, as U.S. tariffs mount

China will not stoop to competitive devaluation of its currency, Premier Li Keqiang stressed, hours after China hit back, with a softer punch than the one landed by the United States, in an escalating tariff war between the world's largest economies.

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EU says McDonald's, Luxembourg tax deal not illegal

McDonald's tax deal with Luxembourg did not breach EU state aid rules, EU antitrust regulators ruled on Wednesday, saying the reason the U.S. fast food chain did not pay some taxes was due to the mismatch between U.S. and Luxembourg laws.

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Some gun-toting Texans embrace Democrat's call for tougher firearm laws

Texas cattle rancher Bill Martin is a lifelong Republican who owns more than 20 firearms and has been shooting guns since the age of 6.

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Kavanaugh accuser wants FBI investigation before she will testify

A woman who has accused President Donald Trump's Supreme Court nominee, Brett Kavanaugh, of sexual assault decades ago wants her allegations to be investigated by the FBI before she appears at a U.S. Senate hearing, her lawyers said on Tuesday.

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Tightening Texas race boosts Democrats' hopes of taking Senate: Reuters poll

The Democratic congressman aiming to unseat Republican U.S. Senator Ted Cruz in Texas has pulled even in the race, a Reuters poll found, a spark of hope for a party seeking a Senate majority to curb President Donald Trump's agenda.

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Trump to visit North Carolina as waterways rise

U.S. President Donald Trump is expected on Wednesday to visit North Carolina, which is bearing the brunt of Florence's deadly deluge and where rivers are still rising while thousands of homes and roadways remain submerged.

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Factbox: Over 205,000 customers without power in Carolinas after Florence

More than 205,000 U.S. homes and businesses, mostly in North Carolina and South Carolina, were still without power early Wednesday, after Hurricane Florence hit the North Carolina coast last week, power companies said.

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Los Angeles, city of fashion and glamour, moves to ban fur products

The city of Los Angeles, a leading center of the world's fashion industry, moved on Tuesday toward becoming the largest U.S. metropolis to outlaw the sale and manufacture of most fur products within its limits.

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Judiciary Committee chairman says 'no reason to delay' Ford testimony

Senate Judiciary Committee Chairman Chuck Grassley said on Tuesday there is no reason to delay the testimony of Christine Bassley Ford, and an invitation for her to appear before the committee on Monday stands.

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Hog deaths, manure flooding from Florence seen surpassing 2016 hurricane

North Carolina estimated on Tuesday that 3.4 million poultry birds and 5,500 hogs died in Hurricane Florence, exceeding the number killed in the state's last major hurricane two years ago.

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Over 267,000 customers without power in Carolinas after Florence

More than 267,000 U.S. homes and businesses, mostly in North Carolina and South Carolina, were still without power on Tuesday after Hurricane Florence hit the North Carolina coast on Friday, power companies said.

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Trump says FBI should not probe allegations against top court pick

U.S. President Donald Trump said on Tuesday that the FBI should not investigate a California professor's allegations of sexual assault against Trump's pick for U.S. Supreme Court, Brett Kavanaugh, adding that he wants his nominee confirmed quickly.

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Obituaries credit to: KTIV

Tracy Busch, 88, Pender, Nebraska

Tracy was born on September 9, 1930 and passed away on Tuesday, September 18, 2018. Tracy was a resident of Pender, Nebraska at the time of passing. Funeral services are currently pending with Munderloh - Smith Funeral Home in Pender. More Info...

Margie Kienapfel, 86, Manning, Iowa

Margie was born on March 8, 1932 and passed away on Monday, September 17, 2018. Margie was a resident of Manning, Iowa at the time of passing. More Info...

Donna M. Milander, 83, Laurel, Nebraska

Donna passed away on Monday, September 17, 2018. Donna was a resident of Laurel, Nebraska at the time of passing. Funeral services are pending at the Wintz Funeral Home in Laurel, NE. More Info...

Lauretta Van Buskirk, Le Mars, Iowa

Lauretta passed away on Monday, September 17, 2018. Lauretta was a resident of Le Mars, Iowa at the time of passing. Funeral services will be 10:30 a.m. on Friday, September 21, 2018 at St. John Evangelical Lutheran Church, rural Akron, Iowa. Burial will follow in the church cemetery. Visitation will begin at 2:00 p.m. on Thursday, September 20, 2018 with the family present from 5-7 p.m. and a prayer service at 7:00 p.m. at the Mauer-Johnson Funeral Home in Le Mars. More Info...

Michael C. Fideler, 60, Sioux Falls, South Dakota

Michael was born on May 31, 1958 and passed away on Monday, September 17, 2018. Michael was a resident of Sioux Falls, South Dakota at the time of passing. Visitation begins at 5:00 PM Thursday, September 20 at George Boom Funeral Home & On-Site Crematory, Sioux Falls, where the family will greet friends from 5:00 PM to 7:00 PM. More Info...

Emmogene C. Evers, 88, Schleswig, Iowa

Emmogene was born on December 29, 1929 and passed away on Sunday, September 16, 2018. Emmogene was a resident of Schleswig, Iowa. More Info...

Lowell Rogne, 69, Spirit Lake, Iowa

Lowell was born on May 15, 1949 and passed away on Sunday, September 16, 2018. Lowell was a resident of Spirit Lake, Iowa at the time of passing. More Info...

Esther L. Herther, 96, Sioux Falls, South Dakota

Esther was born on June 9, 1922 and passed away on Sunday, September 16, 2018. Esther was a resident of Sioux Falls, South Dakota at the time of passing. Esther attended Kelly Elementary School through the 6th grade and attended the Lutheran Parochial School for 7th and 8th grade. Her funeral service will be 11:00 AM Thursday, September 20 at Faith Lutheran Church, Sioux Falls, with burial at 1:00 PM Friday, September 21 at St. John's Lutheran Cemetery, rural Columbia, SD. Visitation... More Info...

Patricia Feekes, 60, Sioux City, Iowa

Patricia was born on January 21, 1958 and passed away on Sunday, September 16, 2018. Patricia was a resident of Sioux City, Iowa at the time of passing. Trish attended Riverview, Riverside Junior, and West High Schools. More Info...

Marian L. Creighton, 86, Wayne, Nebraska

Marian was born on March 30, 1932 and passed away on Sunday, September 16, 2018. Marian was a resident of Wayne, Nebraska at the time of passing. With Family Present Arrangements With Hasemann Funeral Home Wayne Interment Greenwood Cemetery Wayne She passed away Sunday at Careage Campus of Care Memorials may be directed to First United Methodist Church Wayne. More Info...

Rita Rose Feddersen, 60, Sioux Falls, South Dakota

Rita was born on November 1, 1957 and passed away on Sunday, September 16, 2018. Rita was a resident of Sioux Falls, South Dakota at the time of passing. She grew up in Salem, South Dakota and graduated from Salem High School. Memorial Mass date and time pending. In lieu of flowers, the family suggests memorials be given to family for a memorial fund or a donation to a charity of your choosing in her name. More Info...

Roger M. Plantz, 78, Pomeroy, Iowa

Roger was born on April 16, 1940 and passed away on Sunday, September 16, 2018. Roger was a resident of Pomeroy, Iowa at the time of passing. He attended Pomeroy High School and then attended Trade School in Des Moines, Iowa for two years. Funeral services will be held on Tuesday, September 18, at 10:30 a.m. at the Boothby Funeral Home in Cherokee, Iowa. Burial will be in the Afton Township Cemetery at rural Cherokee, Iowa. There will be a family prayer service at 10:15 a.m. at the... More Info...

Cynthia Joan Lambert, 61, Sioux City, Iowa

Cynthia was born on March 5, 1957 and passed away on Saturday, September 15, 2018. Cynthia was a resident of Sioux City, Iowa at the time of passing. Memorial Services will be held at 1:00 P.M. Saturday, September 22, 2018 at Meyer Brothers Colonial Chapel with Steve Woodall officiating. Visitation with the family present will be held one hour prior to the service at the funeral home. More Info...

Gladys A. Hill, 99, Sioux City, Iowa

Gladys was born on January 18, 1919 and passed away on Saturday, September 15, 2018. Gladys was a resident of Sioux City, Iowa at the time of passing. A funeral service will be held Monday, September24 at 10:30 A.M.at Morningside Lutheran Church. Burial will be at Memorial Park Cemetery. Visitation will be one hour prior at the church. More Info...

Gerrit Hofstee, 100, Worthington, Minnesota

Gerrit was born on May 23, 1918 and passed away on Saturday, September 15, 2018. Gerrit was a resident of Worthington, Minnesota at the time of passing. More Info...