There are growing concerns over a hay shortage in the country. Farmers are planting more profitable corn and soybean crops on acres previously used to grow hay. Add to that, last year's drought, and hay production has dropped to its lowest level in 40 years. It was a topic of much discussion at Rock Valley, Iowa's Hay Day celebration Thursday. Officials say hay that once sold for about $100 a ton can now go for more than $300.
Folks in Moville, Iowa come together to brainstorm ways on how to grow their town and improve the quality of life. Thursday night's session was organized by the Moville Economic Development Board. Topics of discussion included senior housing, neighborhood improvements, and health and fitness options. Some of the ideas that were raised will be presented to the city council and school board.
An open house Thursday night at Gigi's Playhouse showcased the support system they offer families touched by Down Syndrome. Gigi's provides an interactive environment with physical therapy, social interaction, and tutoring. They also serve expectant parents. The group is in the process of expanding its facility at the Indian Hills shopping center.
Young Siouxlanders work to feed the hungry. Students at Bishop Heelan School packed 125,000 meals to send to people in Honduras. The bags were filled with enriched rice, dehydrated vegetables, and seasonings. Other Siouxland schools will also be involved with the project throughout the spring.
A monstrous tornado at least a half-mile wide roared through the Oklahoma City suburbs Monday.More >>
A monstrous tornado at least a half-mile wide roared through the Oklahoma City suburbs Monday, flattening entire neighborhoods and destroying an elementary school with a direct blow as children and teachers huddled against winds up to 200 mph. At least 51 people were killed, and officials said the death toll was expected to rise.More >>
The lawsuit states the commission violated state law in making its decision, and destroyed the economic value of the Belle's license when they selected Sioux City Entertainment.More >>
The lawsuit states the commission violated state law in making its decision, and destroyed the economic value of the Belle's license when they selected Sioux City Entertainment to develop the land-based casino in Woodbury County.More >>
The Sioux City Explorers are a diverse team, with players speaking English, Spanish and Japanese. While there is a language barrier, the X's use a unique system of signs to communicate on the field. "PickingMore >>
Have you ever sat at a baseball game and wondered when a player knew to bunt or steal a base? Or when a pitcher knew to attempt a pick-off? It's all about timing and communication. While there are many languages spoken in clubhouses, one unites a team on the diamond.More >>
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