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Mitchell County green-lights hog confinements it denied in January OSAGE | The Mitchell County Board of Supervisors Tuesday approved applications for two 2,500-head hog confinements after denying them in January.
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UPS tests drone deliveries Package delivery company United Parcel Service Inc. tested home delivery by drone in Lithia, Fla., on Monday, the first step in what the company hopes will be a move toward more automated delivery.A drone was launched from a UPS car roof, flew autonomousl
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Linn-Mar scraps facilities plan, still aiming for September bond MARION — The Linn-Mar Community School District is scrapping a plan that would have redistributed grade levels among the district’s schools.The plan would have removed ninth-graders from Linn-Mar High School and turned Excelsior Middle Schoo
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Legislators look to make Iowa roadways safer by targeting drunk, drugged and distracted driving DES MOINES — Bills designed to target drunk, drugged and distracted drivers picked up traction Tuesday in the Iowa Senate.A Senate Transportation subcommittee advanced a bill that would ban the use of hand-held electronic devices while driving but
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Cerro Gordo Supervisors back natural resources trust fund MASON CITY | Cerro Gordo County supervisors gave unanimous approval Tuesday in support of a state fund that addresses water quality, outdoor recreation and natural resources needs.
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Iowa Court officials seek more state funding DES MOINES – Iowa Supreme Court Chief Justice Mark Cady made a personal pitch to state legislators Tuesday for adequate funding in the coming fiscal year to restore cuts and allow the state’s court system to operate at peak efficiency.Cady a
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Bill aims to raise Iowa interstate speed limit to 75 mph DES MOINES — Should motorists be allowed to go an extra five miles per hour faster on Iowa’s interstates?That’s a question introduced to Iowa legislators this week in a bill that would raise Iowa’s interstate highway speed limi
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Grassley: Testy town hall a good example of ‘representative government’ IOWA FALLS — A raucous town hall meeting frequently interrupted by shouted questions, insults and “do your job” chants was a great example of “making the process of representative government work,” Iowa U.S. Sen. Chuck G
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2 Target warehouse Cedar Falls workers exposed to fumes in trailer CEDAR FALLS -- Two employees of the Target Distribution Center were taken by ambulance to Sartori Memorial Hospital Tuesday to be checked out after becoming light-headed from fumes in the back of a refrigerated semitrailer carrying produce.
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Dairy farmers spoiling for a fight with Canada Blame Canada.That’s what U.S. farmers say about some of the bubbling gluts weighing on the milk market, and they are eager for President Donald Trump to do something about it.While growers and exporters of U.S. crops and food products have expresse
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