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...the Flood Warning Is Cancelled For The Following Rivers In Minnesota...south Dakota...iowa... Pipestone Creek At Pipestone Skunk Creek Near Hartford Ocheyedan River Near Everly Waterman Creek Near Sutherland ...Read More.
Effective: March 19, 2019 at 10:25amExpires: March 20, 2019 at 2:24pmTarget Area: Davison

Flood Warning
...the Flood Warning Is Cancelled For The Following Rivers In Minnesota...south Dakota...iowa... Pipestone Creek At Pipestone Skunk Creek Near Hartford Ocheyedan River Near Everly Waterman Creek Near Sutherland ...Read More.
Effective: March 19, 2019 at 10:25amExpires: March 20, 2019 at 2:24pmTarget Area: Davison; Hanson

Mitchell area waterways forecast to crest well above flood stage

Two Mitchell area waterways are rising as a result of recent rains and melting snow. National Weather Service hydrologist Mike Gillispie says Firesteel Creek at Mount Vernon is currently in moderate flood stage. “The crest that we’re looking at is probably going to be fifteen and a half (feet) on late Sunday or Monday, “Gillispie …

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Shopko announces it’s closing all stores

Wingapalooza wows the crowd

Mitchell Show Choir Classic a hit

City of Mitchell ceases snow plowing

The City of Mitchell has ceased plowing streets within the City. Crews have opened all catch basins, culverts and drains. The Street Department is asking residents be patient and let the slush in the roads dissipate as the weather warms. This will allow all drains and culverts to remain unplugged and draining. It will also …

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Corn Palace announces Cornstalk Music Jam

The World’s Only Corn Palace is excited to announce the star-studded entertainment lineup for the Inaugural Cornstalk Music Jam on Saturday, July 6th at the Horseman’s Sports Arena (Rodeo Grounds).  This 1 day music festival will be headlined by Rodney Atkins with opening acts Tracy Lawrence and Mark Chestnutt.   These three country acts will bring …

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Mayor Bob Everson asks drivers to be careful

Due to the combination of rain and melting snow numerous streets in Mitchell are flooded and closed to traffic. Mayor Bob Everson is asking drivers to avoid driving through the orange cones around town marking streets that are closed to traffic. He’s also asking drivers to slow down on flooded streets that are open to …

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Flooding issues across parts of the Corn Belt

Across the Corn Belt, a record-setting crest on the Missouri River is approaching Rulo, Nebraska, as river levels in that area continue to exceed high-water marks originally set in June 2011. In addition, moderate to major flooding persists in dozens of upper Midwestern communities, stretching from southeastern South Dakota and eastern Nebraska into southern Wisconsin …

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A milder, but wetter pattern for the Heartland

Aside from rain across Florida’s peninsula and light precipitation in the nation’s mid-section, a quiet weather pattern will prevail during the next couple of days. Late in the week, however, storms will develop on opposite sides of the country. Along the northern Atlantic Seaboard, a coastal storm will produce rain and wind, with some snow …

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Flood Warning issued March 19 at 10:25AM MDT until further notice by NWS

…The Flood Warning is cancelled for the following rivers in Minnesota…South Dakota…Iowa… Pipestone Creek at Pipestone Skunk Creek Near Hartford Ocheyedan River near Everly Waterman Creek near Sutherland

Flood Warning issued March 19 at 10:25AM MDT until further notice by NWS

…The Flood Warning is cancelled for the following rivers in Minnesota…South Dakota…Iowa… Pipestone Creek at Pipestone Skunk Creek Near Hartford Ocheyedan River near Everly Waterman Creek near Sutherland

Nike expands sports bras to be more inclusive

Nike(NEW YORK) — Fashion companies have been making strides to become more inclusive, and popular sportswear brand Nike is jumping in on these efforts with the expansion of sports bra sizes that will be featured in the brands Spring/Summer 2019 collection. With the recent announcement of Nike’s reimagined GE/NOM Flyknit Bra, it is also posted …

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Progress being made in U.S.-China talks despite delay in announcing deal

USDA Trade Undersecretary Ted McKinney says progress is being made in U.S.-China trade talks even though a deal won’t be announced this month. “We need a little bit more time,” he says. “We’re making progress- all of us across all these chapters, but we’re going to have to go a little past March the 30th …

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USDA meteorologist: ‘I think planting delays are inevitable.’

Flooding near Fremont, Nebraska (photo courtesy Nebraska Governor’s office) USDA meteorologist Brad Rippey says this week’s historic flooding in Nebraska, Iowa and other states could be just a taste of what many areas across the country might be in for this spring. “We’ll be talking about flooding in various parts of the country for at …

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Beef Industry Sustainability Framework being finalized

The U.S. Roundtable for Sustainable Beef (USRSB) is putting the final touches on its Beef Sustainability Framework. According to USRSB chair Kim Stackhouse-Lawson, the framework highlights key areas important to the sustainability of beef. It also provides resources each segment of the beef value-chain can use to improve sustainability. Stackhouse-Lawson, who is director of sustainability …

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Nebraska co-ops to vote on proposed merger

Members of two eastern Nebraska co-ops—Frontier Cooperative and Midwest Farmers Cooperative—will vote on whether to merge the two organizations. The boards of directors for Frontier and Midwest voted last week to move forward with the merger vote. Officials say member meetings to discuss the proposed merger will take place over the coming days. Member voting …

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Woman who climbed Statue of Liberty sentenced to probation, community service

ABC(NEW YORK) — A Staten Island woman was sentenced Tuesday to five years of probation and 200 hours of community service for climbing the Statue of Liberty on July 4. Therese Okoumou, 45, was convicted in December of trespassing. She had scaled the pedestal of the Statue of Liberty and refused to come down in …

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New Zealand prime minister vows to ‘never’ say mosque shooter’s name

Mark Tantrum/Getty Images(WELLINGTON, New Zealand) — The prime minister of New Zealand is working to prevent the Christchurch mosque shooter from gaining the infamy that follows so many mass shooters after their carnage. In an emotional ministerial statement on Tuesday, Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern vowed never to publicly speak the name of the shooter who …

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Creating a sustainable future for farmers through Nutrient Use Efficiency

Growers are under more pressure as margins tighten and regulatory burdens increase. In this Managing for Profit, Paul Beck with Verdesian Life Sciences talks about Nutrient Use Efficiency and how growers are doing more with less. Continue reading Creating a sustainable future for farmers through Nutrient Use Efficiency at Brownfield Ag News.      

GMO salmon nothing to fear

A genetically engineered salmon will be available to consumers in a few years, not that final approval’s been given. This will be the first GMO animal when it goes to market and Michael Stebbins with GMO Answers says there is nothing to fear. Continue reading GMO salmon nothing to fear at Brownfield Ag News.      

Trade dispute results in innovative marketing

The trade dispute with China has resulted in some innovative soybean export marketing. Tom Steever spoke to Jim Sutter, US Soybean Export Council CEO, who says the upside is the development of markets in other parts of the world. Sutter quoted US Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue’s characterization of being “cautiously optimistic” about ongoing talks aimed …

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Annexstad wears Princess Kay crown during difficult time for dairy farmers

A dairy ambassador says it’s been a difficult time to champion the industry. Emily Annexstad was Minnesota’s Princess Kay of the Milky Way in 2017. The University of Minnesota animal science student is a third-generation dairy farmer from Nicollet County. “It was definitely hard sometimes to see a community I care so deeply about, and …

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MU: states ahead of feds on pollinator health policy

When it comes to insect pollinator health policies, state governments are doing more than the federal government. A University of Missouri study found between 2000 to 2017, 36 states had enacted just over 100 laws to address the insect pollinator health crisis compared with only four laws at the federal level. And, MU researcher Damon …

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Five ISIS fighters captured for alleged role in Syria blast that killed four Americans

omersukrugoksu/iStock(WASHINGTON) — U.S.-backed Kurdish forces in Syria have captured five ISIS fighters believed to have been involved in the deadly suicide bomb blast in Manbij last January that killed four Americans, according to a U.S. official. U.S. officials have interrogated the fighters since they were first detained weeks ago, the official said. The five were …

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Mom booked for murder in case of 9-year-old girl found dead in duffel bag

Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department(LOS ANGELES) — The mother of 9-year-old Trinity Love Jones, whose body was found in a duffel bag in Los Angeles, was booked on Monday for her daughter’s murder, authorities said. The case is being reviewed by the Los Angeles County District Attorney’s Office and charges are expected to be filed …

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Soybeans, corn give back some gains

Soybeans were modestly lower on profit taking and technical selling. It’s looking more and more like face to face trade talks between President Trump and President Xi might not resume until as late as June. No definitive announcement has been made, however, and talks could resume as early as April. Harvest and development conditions in …

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