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  • Murphy’s Law: Can’t Make Football Completely Safe, Stop Trying

    In this week’s Murphy’s Law, Keith Murphy says the NFL is overreacting to safety concerns by trying to turn football into something it cannot be: safe.

  • FACEOFF: Trouble in Maryland, Meyer/Smith, Little League Classic, Cast Your Kernel

    Mr. Soundoff and Murph go back and forth on more topics.

  • I THINK: MLB Needs to Get Back to Having Fun, David Bote Need Not Apologize for Bat Flip

    John Sears loves baseball, but he loves it when players allow themselves to have fun, like David Bote when he hit his walk-off grand slam last week.  Bote didn’t need to apologize for his ‘bat flip.’

  • Grandview Staves Off Elimination at LLWS

    WILLIAMSPORT – Elimination games have become the norm for the Grandview Little Leaguers.  They’re 5-0 in elimination games. Another such game presented itself on Saturday, win or go home.  Once again Grandview came away victorious, beating Rhode Island 9-5. Grandview will play again Monday at 2 pm against either Hawaii or Michigan, in another elimination game.

  • Grandview’s Masked Man Ready to Provide Spark in Williamsport

    WILLIAMSPORT, PA – The Grandview Little leaguers have at least 1 more game at the LLWS.  Matt McCrea Jr. is ready to provide a spark to his teammates after missing the first game. Michael Admire has more.

  • Grandview’s Stewart Living the Baseball Dream, and Adding Memories

    WILLIAMSPORT –  The Grandview little leaguers are living the dream of so many young kids.  Michael Admire introduces us to one player that is surrounded by baseball 24/7, and that’s just fine.

  • Iowa Now Has Second Lowest Unemployment Rate in the Nation

    DES MOINES, Iowa  —  Iowa’s unemployment rate dropped to 2.6% in July, making Iowa second to only North Dakota in the nation for employment. According to figures from Iowa Workforce Development the unemployment rate dropped by 0.1% from June’s figures.  The rate is down 0.5% from last July when it stood at 3.1%.  13,200 more Iowans are working now than they were one year ago. Here is the full report released by IWD today.

  • Iowa Ag Secretary Candidates Work the Fair

    DES MOINES, Iowa  —  The Iowa State Fair is an annual time for political figures to get out and mingle with Iowans of all types and at the Agriculture Building on the fairgrounds, two people vying for the Iowa Secretary of Agriculture position were making themselves seen. Republican incumbent for Iowa Secretary of Agriculture Mike Naig is one, he says, “We’re here at the Ag Building and I’ll be doing egg on the stick here with the Iowa Egg Council it […]

  • Soybeans Fall After Bearish Report

    The World Agriculture Supply and Demand (WASDE) report is out and bearing surprises for the markets. For corn, production is forecast at 14.6 billion bushels and a record yield of 179.4 bushels per acre, more than four bushels higher than last months projection. However, the yield for Iowa is unchanged. Illinois, Indiana, Nebraska, Ohio, North Dakota, and South Dakota are forecast to have higher yields than a year ago. Season average corn prices are down 20 cents at the mid […]

  • EPA Administrator Meets with Ag Groups at Iowa State Fair

    Agriculture Groups had an opportunity to meet with Acting Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency Andrew Wheeler at the Iowa State Fair on Monday. He was invited to the fair by Iowa Congressman David Young and was joined by Iowa’s Governor Kim Reynolds. In the meeting, the biggest topic was the Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS). Wheeler explained he wants to provide more certainty when it comes to EPA rules and renewable fuels. He has been meeting with different groups around […]

  • Farmers Get Awards for Conservation

    Every year at the Iowa State Fair, farmers are recognized by Iowa leaders for their work in conservation. The Iowa Farm Environmental Leader Award is presented by the Governor and Iowa Secretary of Agriculture and is given based on voluntary actions of farmers that protect the environment and natural resources. This year there were 66 farmers honored, joining 489 farms that have already received the award. Farmer Mark Fraise from Lee County is one of the recipients. He has cover […]

  • Heavy Rain in Beaverdale Overwhelms Storm Sewers, Again

    DES MOINES, Iowa — Dozens of Beaverdale homes took on water during June’s heavy rains and many of those residents blame the city for neglecting the storm sewer system. Roads were again flooding in Beaverdale Thursday night due to heavy rain. “City of Des Moines, where are you with our sump pump? See our street? Hello…nobody can get through to Public Works. We are now flooding…again,” Jennie Klise said in a video she sent Channel 13 Thursday night. Klise took […]