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Farm Service Agency Expands Payment Options

Washington, D.C. — The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) Farm Service Agency (FSA) is expanding its payment options to now accept debit cards and Automated Clearing House (ACH) debit. These paperless payment options enable FSA customers to pay farm loan payments, measurement service fees, farm program debt repayments and administrative service fees, as well as to purchase aerial maps. Read more


Larry Kruse

Larry Kruse age 69, of Boyden, died Monday, August 19th, at Sanford Hospital in Sioux Falls. Read more


Another Public Hearing On Utility Franchises To Be Held Wednesday

Sheldon, Iowa — When the Sheldon City Council meets Wednesday August 21st they will again hold public hearings on the proposed electric and gas franchise agreements with MidAmerican Energy.  Two public hearings have already been held as required by the City Code, but because of the high interest in the matter there will be a third hearing on each of the franchise proposals during Wednesday’s meeting.  Read more