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In first Iowa campaign trip, Gillibrand talks up rural roots, confronts question

While other 2020 hopefuls criss-crossed Iowa during the 2018 midterms, the New York senator's two-day trip through Sioux City, Boone, Ames, and Des Moines — where she chatted with hundreds of voters a... More Info...

Kirsten Gillibrand Highlights Rural Roots In Iowa Debut

SIOUX CITY, Iowa ― When Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand (D-N.Y.) walked into Sioux City Gifts on Friday afternoon, the store was virtually empty save for the dozen reporters who had tagged along to document h... More Info...

Iowa manufacturing plant closing, eliminating 40 jobs

SIOUX CITY, Iowa (AP) — A Sioux City manufacturing plant is closing and roughly forty jobs will be eliminated. The Sioux City Journal reports that Prince Hydraulics employees were told Friday ... More Info...

Gillibrand, in Iowa, highlights family, children issues

SIOUX CITY, Iowa — New York Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand introduced herself to Iowa Democrats as a commonsense fighter for family and children issues as she made her first visit to the early-voting state a... More Info...

Sioux City wastewater treatment plant takes steps to reduce violations

Roos said other Iowa municipalities have violations occasionally, and he's not concerned with the number Sioux City's plant has been issued. "Sioux City is pretty unique with the industries they have. More Info...

Gillibrand doesn’t shy away from her conservative past in Iowa

Sitting at a small coffee shop in Sioux City, Iowa, Gillibrand parried a question about beating Republicans everywhere — including conservative districts like the one she currently sat in — by using h... More Info...

In Iowa, Gillibrand Uses Small-Town Roots to Sell Electability

BOONE, Iowa — Senator Kirsten Gillibrand represents one of the ... a community not unlike this one,” Ms. Gillibrand said as she introduced herself at a house party in Sioux City on Friday evening. Of ... More Info...

Gillibrand touts rural origin story in Iowa debut

BOONE, Iowa — Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand (D-N.Y.) starts her presidential ... Story Continued Below “It was a 2-to-1 Republican district,” Gillibrand told another group of Democrats in Sioux City, adding ... More Info...

AIRCRAFT MECHANIC Job in Sioux City, Iowa – Department of the Air Force

In describing your experience, please be clear and specific. We will not make assumptions regarding your experience. Applicants who do not fully address the minimum/specialized experience needed for t... More Info...

On road to 2020, New York's Gillibrand touts liberal cred in Iowa

BOONE, Iowa (Reuters) - U.S. Senator Kirsten Gillibrand ... At a “house party” in Sioux City, one voter asked her to explain her role in helping oust former Senator Al Franken from the Senate. More Info...

Athletic trainer, publisher earn Iowa honors

is presented the honor at North High School in Sioux City, the school he has served for 13 years. Thirteen such awards are being presented this month across Iowa. Mark Brighton, the Iowa High ... More Info...


Final 199A Regulations - Good News and Bad News

The IRS issued final 199A regulations on Friday. We recap the major changes regarding farm rental income. There is both good news and bad news. More Info...

The Benefits of Cheap Tools

There are times when cheap tools are the best tools. More Info...

After a general negative consensus from market experts at the Top Prod

After a general negative consensus from market experts at the Top Producer Summit, things turned around late Thursday morning. Jerry Gulke discusses this week's market movers on Weekend Market Report. More Info...

Fed cattle trade was at a standoff Friday while feeder cattle traded a

Fed cattle trade was at a standoff Friday while feeder cattle traded at lower prices in auctions across the nation. More Info...

The China Game

The US and China are floating trial balloons ahead of a scheduled trade meeting in Washington at the end of the month. There was a US leak that tariffs on Chinese stuff coming to the US might be taken off, and a Chinese leak the next day about $1 trillion in buying of US goods in order to bring the [...] More Info...

Johnsonville, LLC, is recalling approximately 48,371 pounds of raw gro

Johnsonville, LLC, is recalling approximately 48,371 pounds of raw ground pork patty products that may be contaminated with black rubber, USDA’s Food Safety and Inspection Service announced Friday. More Info...

Could China hold the key to not only ending the trade war but also end

Could China hold the key to not only ending the trade war but also ending the government shutdown? Pro Farmer's Jim Wiesemeyer has a novel idea that just might work. More Info...

Cash traded weaner pig volume was above average this week, despite low

Cash traded weaner pig volume was above average this week, despite lower cash prices at $60.86, down $2.91 from a week ago. More Info...

A $200,000 budget request by Gov. Brad Little for an Idaho board that

A $200,000 budget request by Gov. Brad Little for an Idaho board that manages money to pay a federal and state agency to kill wolves that attack livestock and big game is sufficient for fiscal year 2020. More Info...

The Shatto Milk Company is showing their support for the Kansas City C

The Shatto Milk Company is showing their support for the Kansas City Chiefs More Info...

China has offered to go on a six-year buying spree to ramp up imports

China has offered to go on a six-year buying spree to ramp up imports from the U.S., in a move that would reconfigure the relationship between the world’s two largest economies. More Info...

The partial government shutdown affects some ranchers ability to cash

The partial government shutdown affects some ranchers ability to cash their sale cattle sale checks and secure new operating loans. More Info...

Fridays on AgriTalk mean the Free For All.

Fridays on AgriTalk mean the Free For All. More Info...

Service is top of mind for this Kansas veterinarian.

Service is top of mind for this Kansas veterinarian. More Info...

The internship is a cornerstone of the modern college labor market.

The internship is a cornerstone of the modern college labor market. More Info...

China is working to develop a vaccine for African swine fever

China is working to develop a vaccine for African swine fever More Info...

This would be incredible if it becomes a reality: Bloomberg is reporti

This would be incredible if it becomes a reality: Bloomberg is reporting China is offering a path to eliminate the U.S. trade imbalance. More Info...

Now with almost 3x the hours, this tractor sold higher yesterday than

Now with almost 3x the hours, this tractor sold higher yesterday than it did when the owner bought it. More Info...

With only two years worn from Trump’s White House heels, the Manhattan

With only two years worn from Trump’s White House heels, the Manhattan billionaire’s waltz with farmers has shifted to a foxtrot, jumped to a blistering quickstep and now skirts the edge of a raucous trade mosh pit. More Info...

After just 10 years of being in the dairy industry, Louis Dreyfus Co.

After just 10 years of being in the dairy industry, Louis Dreyfus Co. is exiting what it calls a non-core part of its business. More Info...

As the U.S. and European Union gear up for free-trade talks, disagreem

As the U.S. and European Union gear up for free-trade talks, disagreement over what will be negotiated could sink the effort. More Info...

Follow through for grains?

Will the grain markets continue to rally? More Info...

Farmers Are Trusting President Trump to Deliver the Greatest Harvest Yet to Come

As much as farmers like me are worried about trade wars, we’ve done really well with this White House. More Info...

Trade Optimism Ahead of Long Weekend

Trade Optimism Ahead of Long Weekend More Info...

While keeping a generator on the farm may seem like a “no-brainer” whe

While keeping a generator on the farm may seem like a “no-brainer” when it comes to preparing for a storm, making sure this life-saving device is ready to go at any moment is a necessity. More Info...

According to the Wall Street Journal, U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven M

According to the Wall Street Journal, U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin discussed lifting some, if not all tariffs on China. More Info...

"The emissions from EAT-Lancet's global launch tour will persist in th

"The emissions from EAT-Lancet's global launch tour will persist in the environment far longer than methane from livestock animals." More Info...

Meteorologist Mike Hoffman is tracking a winter storm for the weekend.

Meteorologist Mike Hoffman is tracking a winter storm for the weekend. More Info...

Weekly "2 Minute Drill" (Grains & Livestock 1.17.19)

Oliver Sloup shares his thoughts on the grain and livestock markets in his weekly "2 Minute Drill" More Info...

ARC / PLC Elections

We answer a reader's question on the new farm bill and ARC/PLC. More Info...

Four Oregon activist and conservation organizations participating in a

Four Oregon activist and conservation organizations participating in a wolf stakeholder group are protesting an update to the state’s Wolf Conservation and Management Plan. More Info...

The number of huanglongbing (HLB) detections in California increased 1

The number of huanglongbing (HLB) detections in California increased 160% from 2017 to 2018, according to the California Citrus Pest & Disease Prevention Program. More Info...

Today on AgriTalk, we’re talking with Top Producer finalists Christoph

Today on AgriTalk, we’re talking with Top Producer finalists Christopher Adams and Ron Rabou, and the 2019 Top Producer winner, Jimmy Tosh. More Info...

The Fungi that Boosts Roots

This naturally occurring fungi can help plants build stronger root systems. What is it and do you have enough in your soil? More Info...

Due to the decrease in cheese consumption, stock piles are growing at

Due to the decrease in cheese consumption, stock piles are growing at a faster rate. More Info...

Trump says no amnesty for 'Dreamers,' signals support in broader deal

President Donald Trump said on Sunday that his proposed immigration deal to end a 30-day partial government shutdown would not lead to amnesty for "Dreamers," but appeared to signal support for amnesty as part of a broader immigration agreement.

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Don't hijack Brexit, minister warns Britain's parliament

Parliament cannot be allowed to hijack Brexit, Trade Minister Liam Fox said on Sunday, in a warning to lawmakers who want to take more control over Britain's departure from the European Union.

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UK PM May considering amending Good Friday deal to solve Brexit deadlock: Daily

British Prime Minister Theresa May is considering solving the Brexit deadlock by amending the Good Friday agreement after abandoning attempts to negotiate a cross-party deal, the Daily Telegraph reported late on Sunday.

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Erdogan: Turkey is ready to take over Syria's Manbij

Turkey is ready to take over security in Syria's Manbij, President Tayyip Erdogan told U.S. President Donald Trump in a telephone call on Sunday, the Turkish presidency said in a statement.

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Focus sharpens on Mexico fuel theft plan after blast kills 79

A blast at a gasoline pipeline in Mexico that killed at least 79 people has put renewed attention on the government's strategy to stop fuel theft, with some relatives saying fuel shortages stemming from the plan led victims to risk their lives.

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Detained ex-Nissan exec Ghosn promises not to flee Japan if freed

Ousted Nissan Motor Co Chairman Carlos Ghosn on Sunday promised to remain in Japan and follow restrictions in exchange for his release from jail in the latest effort to persuade a court to grant him bail while he awaits trial on charges of financial misconduct.

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Ghosn may have had questionable ethics, co-chair of external Nissan probe says

The co-chair of a committee set up by Japanese automaker Nissan Motor Co to examine the root cause of alleged financial misconduct by ousted chairman Carlos Ghosn said he believed Ghosn may have had questionable ethical standards.

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Bitter cold cancels some U.S. lunar eclipse festivities

Many lunar eclipse festivities were canceled due to a flash freeze across the central and northeastern U.S. states on Sunday, with icy roadways rather than cloudy skies blamed by astronomers for spoiling the party.

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Giuliani says Trump pursued Moscow tower throughout '16, raising questions

U.S. President Donald Trump pursued a business deal to erect a tower bearing his name in Moscow throughout 2016, his attorney said on Sunday, raising new questions for congressional investigators looking into possible ties between the president and Russia.

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Total lunar eclipse set to wow star gazers, clear skies willing

Astronomy buffs across the United States have been promised all the makings of a spectacular total lunar eclipse on Sunday except one - clear skies.

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Trump says no amnesty for 'Dreamers,' signals support in broader deal

President Donald Trump said on Sunday that his proposed immigration deal to end a 30-day partial government shutdown would not lead to amnesty for "Dreamers," but appeared to signal support for amnesty as part of a broader immigration agreement.

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Bitter cold cancels some U.S. lunar eclipse festivities

Many lunar eclipse festivities were canceled due to a flash freeze across the central and northeastern U.S. states on Sunday, with icy roadways rather than cloudy skies blamed by astronomers for spoiling the party.

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Giuliani says Trump pursued Moscow tower throughout '16, raising questions

U.S. President Donald Trump pursued a business deal to erect a tower bearing his name in Moscow throughout 2016, his attorney said on Sunday, raising new questions for congressional investigators looking into possible ties between the president and Russia.

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Students in Trump hats mock Native American; school apologizes

A Catholic school in Kentucky condemned a group of its students, many of whom wore "Make America Great Again" hats, after they were recorded harassing a Native American Vietnam veteran in a video that went viral on Saturday.

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Winter storm to hit U.S. northeast with up to two feet of snow

A winter storm that blanketed the U.S. Midwest with snow advanced on the U.S. Northeast on Saturday, forcing cancellations of flights and train service during a holiday weekend when many Americans were traveling.

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On road to 2020, New York's Gillibrand touts liberal cred in Iowa

U.S. Senator Kirsten Gillibrand made her maiden voyage to the critical primary state of Iowa over the weekend, laying out her case that she is the best Democrat to challenge President Donald Trump in the U.S. presidential election in 2020.

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Women protest in hundreds of U.S. cities for third straight year

Women marched in hundreds of U.S. cities and overseas on Saturday to mark the second anniversary of demonstrations that drew millions of protesters to the streets the day after Republican President Donald Trump's inauguration in January 2017.

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Talks to end Los Angeles teachers strike enter third day

Negotiators for 30,000 striking Los Angeles teachers and America's second-largest school district returned to the bargaining table on Saturday for a third day of contract talks mediated by the mayor, as educators took a weekend break from picket lines.

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Trump travels to Delaware base to honor four Americans killed in Syria

U.S. President Donald Trump traveled to Dover Air Force Base in Delaware on Saturday to receive the remains of four Americans killed in a suicide bombing in northern Syria.

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Lack of school nurses puts Los Angeles students at risk, striking teachers say

Los Angeles teacher Natali Escobedo says she will never forget the image of a diabetic fourth-grader “wilting” at her school because there was no nurse on hand to administer his insulin.

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Obituaries credit to: KTIV

Shirley Johnson, 79, Decatur, Nebraska

Shirley was born on March 8, 1939 and passed away on Sunday, January 20, 2019. Shirley was a resident of Decatur, Nebraska at the time of passing. More Info...

Donald Behrens, 94, Carroll, Iowa

Donald was born on March 13, 1924 and passed away on Sunday, January 20, 2019. Donald was a resident of Carroll, Iowa at the time of passing. More Info...

Dollie M. Morton, 87, Cherokee, Iowa

Dollie was born on June 5, 1931 and passed away on Saturday, January 19, 2019. Dollie was a resident of Cherokee, Iowa at the time of passing. More Info...

Gary Van Sloten, 64, Doon, Iowa

Gary was born on July 15, 1954 and passed away on Saturday, January 19, 2019. Gary was a resident of Doon, Iowa at the time of passing. More Info...

Geraldine Hemmingsen, 75, Elk Horn, Iowa

Geraldine was born on March 3, 1943 and passed away on Saturday, January 19, 2019. Geraldine was a resident of Elk Horn, Iowa at the time of passing. More Info...

Philip Max Davis, 71, Sioux Falls, South Dakota

Philip was born on May 19, 1947 and passed away on Saturday, January 19, 2019. Philip was a resident of Sioux Falls, South Dakota at the time of passing. More Info...

Dennis D. McLaughlin, 76, Lake View, Iowa

Dennis was born on November 6, 1942 and passed away on Saturday, January 19, 2019. Dennis was a resident of Lake View, Iowa at the time of passing. More Info...

Sandra Ulveling, 82, Carroll, Iowa

Sandra was born on March 14, 1936 and passed away on Saturday, January 19, 2019. Sandra was a resident of Carroll, Iowa at the time of passing. More Info...

Barbara Jorgensen, Marcus, Iowa

Barbara passed away on Friday, January 18, 2019. Barbara was a resident of Marcus, Iowa at the time of passing. More Info...

Dennis R. Kallhoff, 81, South Sioux City, Nebraska

Dennis was born on February 9, 1937 and passed away on Friday, January 18, 2019. Dennis was a resident of South Sioux City, Nebraska at the time of passing. Funeral services will be at 10:30 A.M. Tuesday, January 22, 2019 at St. Michael's Catholic Church in South Sioux City. Burial will be at a later date in St. Michael's Cemetery. Visitation will begin at 6:00 P.M., with a vigil service and rosary at 7:00 P.M. Monday, January 21, 2019 at Mohr Funeral Home in South Sioux City. More Info...

Phyllis Faragher, 91, Sioux Falls, South Dakota

Phyllis was born on February 5, 1927 and passed away on Friday, January 18, 2019. Phyllis was a resident of Sioux Falls, South Dakota at the time of passing. A memorial service will be held at 10:30 am on Wednesday, January 23, 2019, at Miller Funeral Home, 507 South Main Avenue. More Info...

Robert Frank, 89, Carroll, Iowa

Robert passed away on Friday, January 18, 2019. Robert was a resident of Carroll, Iowa at the time of passing. More Info...

Bernalee S. Anderson, 84, Spirit Lake, Iowa

Bernalee was born on March 19, 1934 and passed away on Friday, January 18, 2019. Bernalee was a resident of Spirit Lake, Iowa. More Info...

Darlene Jepsen, 96, Meckling, South Dakota

Darlene was born on November 18, 1922 and passed away on Friday, January 18, 2019. Darlene was a resident of Meckling, South Dakota at the time of passing. More Info...

Margaret Boes, 97, Wall Lake, Iowa

Margaret was born on November 29, 1921 and passed away on Friday, January 18, 2019. Margaret was a resident of Wall Lake, Iowa at the time of passing. Margaret graduated from Wall Lake High School in 1939, and for a while, she chose to stay at home and helped her parents on their farm. 10:30 a.m., Friday January 25, 2019 St. Joseph's Catholic Church Wall Lake, Iowa 5:30-7:30 p.m., Thursday January 24, 2019 Rosary @ 7:30 p.m. St. Joseph's Catholic Church Wall Lake, Iowa Wall Lake... More Info...