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Procession honors trooper killed in Northeast Iowa crash

Scores of people paid their respects to Trooper Ted Benda, who was killed in a Northeast Iowa crash earlier this month while responding to an emergency call, as his body was escorted Friday to a Waukon funeral home.

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Mexico's agriculture minister say Mexico...

Mexico's agriculture minister say Mexico will not limit GMO corn imports from U.S © Reuters. Mexican Agriculture Minister Victor Villalobos, U.S. Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack and Iowa State University President Wendy Wintersteen tour the Seed Science Center in Ames,

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High Anhydrous Ammonia Prices, Supplies ...

Anhydrous ammonia applications are underway this fall, at times when the ground isn't fit, as farmers worry about rising prices and supply. Injecting the fertilizer when the ground is too warm can spur leaching and pollute waterways.

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Ag Secretary Vilsack visits Deere workers on strike

While in Iowa, Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack offered his support to union members picketing at the John Deere plant in Ankeny asking for higher wages and more secured retirement pensions. This is the first John Deere employee strike in 35 years.

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Ankeny Housing Market Still Hot

About 62 percent of single-family homes listed for sale in the 50023 ZIP code were under contract within two weeks, according to Redfin.

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Judge to decide if John Deere workers' s...

A DISTRICT COURT JUDGES I DECIDING WHETHER STRIKING JOHN DEERE WORKERS CAN BE LIMITED AT THE COMPANY’S ANKENY FACILITIES. UNION WORKERS WENT ON STRIKE LAST WEEK OVER RETIREMENT DAN WAGE GOALS. KCCI’S MARCUS MCINTOSH IS LIVE AT THE POLK COUNTY COURTHOUSE WHERE THE JUDGE HEARD BOTH SIDES OF THE ARGUMENT TODAY.

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Vilsack Expects Conservation Funding Boost to Stay in Smaller Bud...

Speaking to reporters on Wednesday during an event, Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack said he still expects to see a significant increase for conservation funding despite plans to cut the reconciliation bill from $3.

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Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack lends ...

"You don't forget the folks who got you where you are," Secretary Vilsack said to workers who have been on strike for a week as UAW and John Deere continue negotiating a deal.

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The U.S. agriculture secretary says Mexi...

Mexico is phasing out genetically modified corn for human consumption by 2024. But U.S. Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack said he's been assured by his Mexican counterpart that the ban won't shut off the biggest international customer for U.

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Ankeny boys cross country team strong at conference meet and stat...

The Ankeny boys cross country team has had a successful couple of weeks, first competing at the conference meet Oct. 14 then for a spot at state Oct. 20.

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Deere gets temporary injunction limiting...

An Iowa judge has granted Deere & Co , the world's largest farm equipment maker, a temporary injunction against striking union members who trespass on the company's Davenport Works facility or block its entrance and exits.

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Lawyers for Deere, UAW quarrel over stri...

The judge did not immediately rule on the injunction request, unlike a judge in Scott County, who granted one without a hearing the day before

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Iowa State's Fourth Down Stop Squashes O...

Fans rushed the field at Jack Trice Stadium after the Cyclones upset the No. 8 Cowboys.Oklahoma State was about two inches away from giving itself a good chance to stay undefeated. But instead, Jack Trice Stadium erupted and fans rushed the field after Iowa State upset their 6–0 conference foe.

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Four downs: The biggest players, plays and matchups from OSU's lo...

Oklahoma State quarterback Spencer Sanders leaps to make a pass during Saturday's game against Iowa State in Ames, Iowa. You had the feeling from the first snap of this evenly-matched fist fight it was going to be close.

Sports
Oklahoma State vs. Iowa State score: Cyc...

Iowa State used a monster day from wide receiver Xavier Hutchinson to shock No. 8 Oklahoma State 24-21 on Saturday and hand the Cowboys their first loss of the season. Down three points with three minutes remaining,

Professional
'Sleepless nights and gray hair': Danvil...

Danville Telecom has taken on the tall task of installing $8.8 million worth of broadband infrastructure in Des Moines, Henry and Lee counties. It's a large risk but one the relatively small company feels is worthy.

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After 2020's protests, the future of Des Moines policing will be ...

Here's where the eight candidates for city council stand on the future of the Des Moines Police Department. Election Day is Nov. 2.

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What ideas do Des Moines City Council ca...

Affordable housing is a major issue in the Nov. 2 Des Moines City Council election. Here's where the candidates stand.

Lifestyle
OSU vs. Iowa State football: Five takeaw...

The Oklahoma State Cowboys travel to face the Iowa State Cyclones in Week 8 of the college football season. Here's everything you need to know:

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No. 8 Oklahoma State Upset by Brock Purdy, Iowa State 24-21 in Bi...

Iowa State football upset No. 8 Oklahoma State 24-21 on Saturday from Jack Trice Stadium in Ames, Iowa. Running back Breece Hall's four-yard touchdown run

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Iowa State football gets statement victo...

Iowa State got its season back on track Saturday. After a slow start to the season, with two early losses, the Cyclones made a statement on Saturday by beating No. 8 Oklahoma State, 24-21. Iowa State quarterback Brock Purdy was outstanding from the first whistle.

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Peterson: Iowa State football's victory ...

AMES — Iowa State is back in the Big 12 Conference championship race, and it happened against an Oklahoma State team that was ranked ninth and had beaten the Cyclones eight of the previous nine times they met.

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Instant analysis: Iowa State defeats Oklahoma State, reasserts it...

The Cyclones reasserted themselves in the Big 12 championship race in dramatic fashion Saturday by downing undefeated and ninth-ranked Oklahoma State, 24-21, at Jack Trice Stadium. Iowa State (5-2) now finds itself in a three-way tie for second place in the Big 12 as it sports identical 3-1 league records with the Cowboys and Baylor.

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Iowa State, Brock Purdy stage second-hal...

Iowa State has won three of its last four games coming into Saturday's contest against No. 8 Oklahoma State and is the slight favorite against the Cowboys.

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National Articles
Queen Elizabeth II spent night in hospit...

Britain's domestic Press Association news agency said the trip to hospital had been kept under wraps because it was expected to be a short stay, and also to protect the 95-year-old monarch's privacy

World
The Story of 'Grizzly Man' Timothy Tread...

He wanted to befriend the wild. Timothy Treadwell was an American bear enthusiast, environmentalist, and documentary filmmaker.

Local Culture
Here's How to Order the 'Jack Skellington' Frappuccino on Starbuc...

You can order a "Jack Skellington" Frappuccino from Starbucks' secret menu, but you might have to explain to your barista how to make it. The frozen coffee drink was inspired by "The Nightmare Before Christmas" movie.

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'Bosom Buddies,' 'Newhart' Actor Peter S...

A prolific television and stage actor, Peter Scolari died early this morning following a two-year battle with cancer. He was 66.

Entertainment
The Ultimate Halloween Horror Movie Drin...

In preparation for the ghoulish holiday, we've put together the "Ultimate Halloween Horror Movie Drinking Game". So pick your poison (not literally, though, okay?), throw on your favorite slasher/horror flick, and get ready to be adequately sloshed.

Film
'Being the Ricardos': First-Look at Nicole Kidman as Lucille Ball...

Earlier this week, Amazon Studios dropped a trailer for the upcoming Aaron Sorkin-direction film "Being the Ricardos," giving audiences a first-look at Nicole Kidman and Javier Bardem as Lucille Ball and Desi Arnaz, respectively.

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Director of Photography Halyna Hutchins ...

On Thursday, a crew member died after actor Alec Baldwin discharged a prop firearm in New Mexico. The crew member has since been identified as director of photography Halyna Hutchins, 42. "Rust" director Joel Souza was injured in the on-set accident.

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World’s biggest triceratops sells for $7...

The world’s biggest triceratops skeleton, known as “Big John,” was sold for 6.6 million euros ($7.7 million) Thursday to a private collector at a Paris auction house. The enormous

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How to Observe National Make a Dog's Day on October 22

With tons of tail-wagging ideas, making a dog's day also gives you much-needed canine therapy.

Events
Every Title Coming to and Leaving Hulu T...

New month, new Hulu titles. From television shows to movies, here's every title coming to and leaving Hulu in November 2021.

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Little Debbie Releasing Christmas Tree C...

Little Debbie is releasing an ice cream inspired by Christmas Tree Cakes, and it's heading to freezers next month! It's a holiday miracle!

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Every Title Coming to Disney+ This Month

November 2021: New month, new Disney+ titles. Get ready, there are a ton of great titles coming to Disney+ this month!

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