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Congress Goes On Recess Without Passing Flood/Disaster Relief Package

Rural Iowa (RI)РIowa commodities group leaders are working with members of the state’s congressional delegation in hopes of getting federal disaster aid for stored grain that was contaminated and ruined by floodwaters, but now that Congress has recessed, it might be a little while at least. Iowa Corn Growers Association president Curt Mether says any help they can get would be appreciated by farmers. Read more


Central Lyon To Begin $250K-$400K Plumbing Project

Rock Rapids, Iowa — Some renovations are set to begin at the Central Lyon Middle School wing in Rock Rapids. And it will start with a plumbing rehabilitation project, which is projected to cost somewhere in the range of $250,000 to $400,000.

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