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BHCo Supervisors Join Fight Against New CAFOs

The Black Hawk County Board of Supervisors has added its voice to those calling for a moratorium on new livestock feeding operations. The board voted unanimously yesterday(Tue)  for a resolution that asks Gov. Kim Reynolds and state legislators to bar construction of new concentrated animal feeding operations until Iowa’s water quality improves. Supervisors in 25…read more »

One Killed, One Injured, in Possible Adair County Twister

ADAIR, Iowa (AP) – Authorities say one person has been killed and another injured by what may have been a tornado that damaged a farmstead in southwest Iowa’s Adair County. The Sheriff’s Office says first responders found the body of 74-year-old Linda Brownlee early this(Wed) morning at the farm just east-southeast of Adair. Seventy-eight-year-old Harold…read more »

Dressbarn to Shutter All 650+ Stores

The Waterloo Dressbarn on Flammang Drive and nine other Iowa Dressbarn outlets are among the more than 650 stores that will be closed in the coming weeks. The 57-year old chain announced on its website yesterday(Mon) afternoon that it plans to wind down its retail operations and  eventually close all of its stores, because it’s…read more »

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