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Iowa bill aimed at Stanford band strikes wrong chord

Iowa bill aimed at Stanford band strikes wrong chord

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — A bill that sought to punish Stanford University for its band's Rose Bowl halftime show mocking Iowa has been all but buried in the Iowa Senate.

February 05, 2016 10:36 am Related Loading…

South Dakota thinks about giving industrial hemp a try

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) — Some South Dakota lawmakers are attempting to overcome perceptions about hemp's family ties to marijuana to explore the economic potential of the crop with a bill patterned after North Dakota's industrial hemp law.

January 31, 2016 11:00 pm Related Loading…
Anheuser-Bush welcomes another Clydesdale to its herd

Anheuser-Bush welcomes another Clydesdale to its herd

BOONVILLE, Mo. (AP) — A mid-Missouri ranch that serves as a breeding facility for Budweiser Clydesdale horses has welcomed its first foal of the year.

January 27, 2016 1:46 pm Related Loading…
Stolen cheese worth $70K recovered in Milwaukee

Stolen cheese worth $70K recovered in Milwaukee

MILWAUKEE (AP) — Police have recovered about $70,000 worth of cheese stolen from a Germantown trucking company.

January 25, 2016 6:47 pm Related Loading…

More search northern Minnesota forests for chaga fungus

REMER, Minn. (AP) — People are roaming northern Minnesota forests in search of chaga, a black and crusty fungus that has become an alternative health sensation.

January 25, 2016 3:30 pm Related Loading…
Things to know about the massive weekend blizzard

Things to know about the massive weekend blizzard

The Delta Airline counter at Ronald Reagan National Airport in Arlington, Va., on Sunday was nothing like the bustling scene it normally presents.

January 24, 2016 1:48 pmLoading…
Students at Zeeland charter school open coffee shop

Students at Zeeland charter school open coffee shop

In a photo taken Jan. 14, 2016, Sierra Hauch, 16, a sophomore at iCademy Global, pours hot water over coffee grounds at Re:fuel, a new student-run and operated coffee shop at the school building in Zeeland, Mich. Re:Fuel, a student-designed and operated coffee shop at a Zeeland charter schoo…

January 22, 2016 10:16 amLoading…
Students at Zeeland charter school open coffee shop

Students at Zeeland charter school open coffee shop

HOLLAND, Mich. (AP) — Re:Fuel, a student-designed and operated coffee shop at a Zeeland charter school, is now open for business.

January 22, 2016 10:16 am Related Loading…

Coffee's always brewing at slaughterhouse and sausage kitchen

KALISPELL, Mont. — Lower Valley Processing Co. sits in a sea of farmland south of Kalispell, nestled in an island of trees, its 40 acres bordered on the south by Lower Valley Road and to the north by the calm, easy waters of Church Slough, fed by the Flathead River.

January 09, 2016 12:05 amLoading…
Muslims fired from plant can reapply after prayer dispute

Muslims fired from plant can reapply after prayer dispute

FORT MORGAN, Colo. — About 150 mostly Somali workers who were fired from a Colorado meatpacking plant in a workplace prayer dispute can soon apply to be rehired.

January 08, 2016 12:43 pm Related Loading…
Nez Perce tribe opposes forest rehabilitation plan

Nez Perce tribe opposes forest rehabilitation plan

LEWISTON, Idaho — A large-scale timber sale and rehabilitation project recently approved by the Nez Perce-Clearwater National Forest still faces opposition from the Nez Perce tribe over environmental concerns.

January 04, 2016 2:04 am Related Loading…
State funds approved for new distillery in Kadoka

State funds approved for new distillery in Kadoka

KADOKA, S.D. (AP) — Nearly a century after federal agents searched for secret stills operated by moonshiners in the Badlands of western South Dakota, the state is helping a new — and now-legal — distillery open in the area.

January 03, 2016 9:43 am Related Loading…

US repeals meat labeling law after trade rulings

WASHINGTON — It’s now harder to find out where your beef or pork was born, raised and slaughtered.

January 03, 2016 6:31 amLoading…

Commercial fishing aimed at carp invasion at Malheur Refuge

BURNS, Ore. — Biologists hope commercial fishing will end a carp invasion at Malheur Wildlife Refuge, years after the bottom-feeding fish completed a takeover of Malheur Lake.

January 02, 2016 12:17 pmLoading…

Quarantine limiting citrus fruits for Phoenix food banks

PHOENIX — Donations to metropolitan Phoenix food banks will likely bear a lot less fruit this year because of a disease that has devastate citrus industries in other states.

January 02, 2016 11:05 amLoading…

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