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...the Flood Warning Continues For The Following Rivers In Nebraska...south Dakota...iowa... Missouri River Near Greenwood Missouri River Near Verdel Missouri River At Niobrara Missouri River At Springfield ...Read More.
Effective: July 21, 2019 at 9:51amExpires: July 22, 2019 at 1:50pmTarget Area: Davison; Hanson

Boy Scouts of America will change an iconic name as girls enter older youth program

ABC News(IRVING, Texas) — The Boy Scouts of America is changing the name of one of its iconic programs, after 108 years. The historic youth organization announced today that their program for children 11 to 17 years old will be known as “Scouts BSA,” starting in February 2019. Part of the reason for the change …

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Boy Scouts of America will change an iconic name as girls enter older youth program

ABC News(IRVING, Texas) — The Boy Scouts of America is changing the name of one of its iconic programs, after 108 years. The historic youth organization announced today that their program for children 11 to 17 years old will be known as “Scouts BSA,” starting in February 2019. Part of the reason for the change …

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Australian official warns tourists to stop feeding kangaroos

iStock/Thinkstock(SYDNEY, Australia) — Kangaroos may look incredibly sweet and cuddly, but they do come with a warning. Greg Piper, a lawmaker in Australia, wants tourists who travel to his country to stay away from the animals, especially after many foreigners have been attacked by them. Piper recently opened up parliamentary debate on the issue of …

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Rome bans alcohol sales amid soccer violence fears

iStock/Thinkstock(ROME) — The city of Rome has banned the sale of alcohol in some areas and thousands of Italian and British police have been deployed in a bid to prevent violence ahead of a major soccer game between A.S. Roma and Liverpool tonight. Roman officials on Tuesday banned alcohol sales in all city center bars …

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High school said it will not hand out ‘modesty ponchos’ at the prom

ABC News(DETROIT) — A Michigan high school that caused a social media firestorm when it put a so-called “modesty poncho” on display has decided it won’t be handing out the cover-up to girls who don’t follow the school’s required dress code at the upcoming prom. In a letter to parents from the principal of Divine …

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Midwest US-Japan Assn Conference

On September 10 Brownfield Anchor/Reporter Ken Anderson will be in Omaha, NE for the Midwest US-Japan Assn Conference.   Continue reading Midwest US-Japan Assn Conference at Brownfield Ag News.      

Nebraska Cattlemen’s Road Trip

On June 18, Brownfield Anchor/Reporter Ken Anderson will be in Burwell, NE for the Nebraska Cattlemen’s Road Trip. . Continue reading Nebraska Cattlemen’s Road Trip at Brownfield Ag News.      

Weekly ethanol production back over a million barrels a day

  U.S. ethanol production bounced back last week. The U.S. Energy Information Administration says production averaged 1.032 million barrels a day, up 47,000 from the previous week, as some plants came back on line after seasonal maintenance. The industry continues to prepare for increased demand as summer fuel blends start hitting the market, while waiting …

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CME dairy prices mixed Wednesday

Dairy prices were mixed Wednesday at the Chicago Mercantile Exchange.  Class Three May milk was unchanged at $15.23 a hundredweight. June was down $.01 to $15.68. July was up $.01 to $16.06.  August was down $.01 to $16.38. The milk futures from September through next April ranged from zero to $.07 higher. Grade AA Butter …

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Corn planting in Minnesota limps out of the gate

Reports of corn planting are starting to trickle in as fields warm up and dry out across southern Minnesota. University of Minnesota Extension crops educator Dave Nicolai says some New Ulm area farmers began earlier this week. “Probably in some more coarse-textured, lighter soil.  We’ve had some activity in Dakota County between the Farmington area …

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Police officer called for ‘vicious’ pit bull said the dog was ‘really loving’

Texarkana Police Department(TEXARKANA, Texas) — When police were called to wrangle a “vicious” pit bull from a residential neighborhood in Texas, the responding officer said he realized almost instantly that the animal in question was just a big softy. Texarkana Police officer Travis Frost said he first spotted the large tan-colored dog sprawled out on …

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South Korea vows to keep US troops even if deal to end war reached

iStock/Thinkstock(SEOUL) — U.S. troops will remain in South Korea regardless of any peace treaty with the North, Seoul’s presidential office said today. “U.S. armed forces in Korea is an issue between South Korea and United States alliance,” spokesman Kim Eui-kyeom told reporters today on behalf of South Korean President Moon Jae In. “[Their presence] has …

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Scientists use satellite tags to monitor pink dolphins, a rare species vulnerable to extinction in the Amazon

iStock/Thinkstock(LA PAZ, Bolivia) — Swimming with the piranhas and anacondas below the surface of the Amazon River in Bolivia is a rare species: pink, freshwater dolphins. These animals, locally known as “bufeos,” are an indicator species that scientists say exemplify the overall health of the Amazon — If they are doing well, then so is …

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NY police, prosecutors under investigation for handling of Harvey Weinstein allegations

iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK CITY) — New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo has formally directed New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman to investigate the way the NYPD’s Special Victims Unit and the Manhattan District Attorney’s Office handled sexual assault allegations against disgraced film producer Harvey Weinstein. The formal referral comes a month after Cuomo first called for a …

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IA Renewable Fuels Forum

Brownfield’s Mark Dorenkamp will be on the ground for the IA Renewable Fuels Forum in Mason City on May 17, 2018. Continue reading IA Renewable Fuels Forum at Brownfield Ag News.      

Midday cash livestock prices

Direct cash cattle trade is quiet with a few scattered bids reported in parts of Kansas and Texas at $120 live and $195 to $196 dressed in Nebraska.  A few asking prices have been reported at $125 to $126 live and dressed asking prices have yet to be established.  Packer inquiry is light – and …

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Meat buyers in Mexico are feeling better about NAFTA

While the pace of NAFTA negotiations has recently accelerated, it’s still unclear when an agreement might be reached. But U.S. Meat Export Federation Mexico director Oscar Ferrara says U.S. red meat customers in Mexico are feeling more optimistic than at the beginning of the talks. “Our customers in Mexico are more secure about the future …

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Fake meat

Commentary. The Missouri House has approved a bill, by a wide margin, that would ban fake meat from being labeled with the word “meat.” The bill says if a product does not come from livestock but from a lab or a plant-based food, it cannot be marketed as a meat product.   The Good Food Institute …

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Wheat tour’s day one yield estimate is 38 b/a

The yield estimate from the first day of the Hard Winter Wheat Tour through Kansas and surrounding states came in at 38 bushels per acre. Dave Green with the Wheat Quality Council says that’s down five bushels from last year, and may still be too high. He says it’s difficult to evaluate this year’s crop …

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Flood Warning issued May 02 at 9:22AM MDT until May 03 at 9:00PM MDT by NWS

…The Flood Warning continues for the following rivers in South Dakota…Iowa…Minnesota… James River At Mitchell James River Near Scotland Big Sioux River near Estelline Big Sioux River Near Bruce