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US trade deficit widens in June to $53.1 billion

posted on August 12, 2011 at 4:35 PM

American producers sold fewer industrial engines, electric generators and farm products to the rest of the world in June, pushing the trade deficit to the highest level since 2008 and dealing another blow to an already struggling economy. Full Story

Missouri Hog Giant Gets Community Backing

posted on March 19, 2010 at 4:03 PM

TRENTON, Mo (AP) - Uncertainty about the future of a key employer in northern Missouri brought more than 1,000 supporters of Premium Standard Farms to Trenton to rally behind the corporate hog giant. Full Story

Market to Market (December 11, 2009)

posted on December 11, 2009 at 6:12 PM

Market to Market (December 11, 2009)
Full Program: The Environmental Protection Agency begins the process of regulating greenhouse gases. A massive snowstorm paralyzes the Midwest, stranding travelers and leaving millions of bushels of corn in the field. But, when it get's hot, dedicated volunteers... Full Story

Gambling Revenue Helps Rural Philanthropy

posted on July 17, 2009 at 8:07 PM

Gambling Revenue Helps Rural Philanthropy
Iowa casinos contribute to multi-million dollar county endowment funds created to help small town residents reinvest in their communities Full Story

Community College Educates New Employees For Wind Turbine Industry

posted on August 8, 2008 at 8:08 PM

Community College Educates New Employees For Wind Turbine Industry
The Wind Energy and Turbine Technology Program, 2-year program at Iowa Lakes Community College, is turning out graduates ready for the work force. Full Story

A Bounty of Produce at City Hall

posted on August 1, 2008 at 8:08 PM

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — For generations, the lawn at Civic Center Plaza was a lush, quarter-acre welcome mat outside City Hall, and a frequent staging ground for demonstrations. Full Story

Immigration Raids One Year Later

posted on December 14, 2007 at 8:12 PM

Immigration Raids One Year Later
One year after the nation's largest immigration raid hit home in Marshalltown, Iowa, how is the community dealing with the fallout? Full Story

Outhouse Preservation for Rural History

posted on October 13, 2006 at 8:10 PM

Preserving the historic rural landscape includes everything from maintaining red barns to, well – outhouses. Full Story

Native Americans of the Southwest (Part 2)

posted on April 1, 2005 at 8:04 PM

Native Americans of the Southwest (Part 2)
The Navajo Nation is one of the largest reservations in the country. Walter Whitewater is a member of the Navajo Nation and he is working with Lois Ellen Frank, a Santa Fe-based photographer, chef and author, to revive the Native American... Full Story

The Native Americans of the Southwest (Part 1)

posted on March 25, 2005 at 8:03 PM

The Native Americans of the Southwest (Part 1)
The Navajo Nation is one of the largest reservations in the country. Walter Whitewater is a member of the Navajo Nation and he is working with Lois Ellen Frank, a Santa Fe-based photographer, chef and author, to revive the Native American... Full Story

Ethanol Plant Boosts Bottom Line for Farmers and Revitalizes Community

posted on April 2, 2004 at 8:04 PM

Ethanol Plant Boosts Bottom Line for Farmers and Revitalizes Community
Verdell Johnson and his wife farm 900 acres in Cherokee County, Iowa. For years, he has watched the farming economy in his area dwindle. One day while visiting with a friend over coffee, he decided to do something about it. Full Story

Rural Population Continues Decline

posted on March 28, 2003 at 8:03 PM

Rural Population Continues Decline
Over the past 10 years, government studies confirm the out migration from rural areas is largely due to young people searching for greener pastures. Full Story

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