Webb joins Democrats questioning Obama trade plans (AUDIO)
A former senator who is likely to challenge Hillary Clinton for the Democratic Party’s presidential nomination is questioning President Obama’s plans on key trade issues. Former Virginia Senator Jim Webb today said congress has a right to see the details of the proposed Trans-Pacific Partnership that would impact U.S. trade with a dozen countries before the House and Senate […]Full Post...
Iowa Nepalese Association members face tough wait after earthquake
Nepalese families living in Iowa are intently following the developments in their homeland. A spokesman for the Iowa Nepalese Association, Bikram Shrestha, says it’s been painful to watch the devastation happening 7,500 miles away. “We have our families and friends back at home who are struggling…some of them have their basic needs gone,” Shrestha says. […]Full Post...
Ag Secretary comments on new Iowa poultry flocks likely struck by bird flu
State Ag Secretary Bill Northey appeared before a legislative committee this afternoon to answer questions about the strain of bird flu that has struck in Iowa. When Northey testified at 2 p.m., officials had announced four more poultry operations in northwest Iowa had been placed under quarantine because the birds likely have avian influenza — and more […]Full Post...
Woolstock man identified as crash victim in Wright County
The Iowa State Patrol released the name of the man who was killed in a one-vehicle crash last night in Wright County. The victim is identified as 56-year-old Mark S. Jacobson of Woolstock. Reportedly, a 1999 Ford F-150 pickup driven by Jacobson was heading south on Wright County Road R-27 and approaching a left hand […]Full Post...
Four more possible cases of bird flu found in three counties
The Iowa Department of Agriculture says it is investigating four probable new cases of the avian flu in commercial poultry farms in Osceola, O’Brien and Sioux Counties in Northwest Iowa. These four new cases involve more than 2 million birds and would join three confirmed cases of the disease in Iowa. State officials plan to […]Full Post...
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