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Report: Midwestern Farm Economy Is Improving, Gradually

Kansas City, MO (Radio Iowa) — A new report from the Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City shows slight improvements in the economy of the Midwestern farm sector. Nathan Kauffman, an executive with the Fed’s Omaha Branch, says lower farm incomes and weaker credit conditions continue in Iowa and neighboring states, but he says the second quarter was not quite as negative as it has been the past couple of years.

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Beloit House Fire Could Have Been Worse

Beloit, Iowa — A house fire on Tuesday, September 12, 2017 near Beloit, Iowa could have been a lot worse. That from the Canton, South Dakota fire chief, whose department covers that area.
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Suicide Walk Aims To Break Silence

Sheldon, Iowa — An awareness walk is coming up on Saturday, September 16th in Sheldon, and the organizers want to help erase the stigma that families of suicide victims face, break the silence, and prevent suicide in northwest Iowa.
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IUB Promoting Lifeline Program

Des Moines, Iowa — The Iowa Utilities Board is spreading the word about the federal Lifeline Program which helps low-income residents of the state pay for communications services.
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