Scholten Holds “Don’t Forget About Us” Town Hall Meeting In Ashton

Ashton, Iowa — Democrat J.D. Scholten and his campaign RV, Sioux City Sue, took his “Don’t Forget About Us Tour” to the Ashton Legion Community Center early Thursday evening. The “Don’t Forget About Us Tour” is designed to hold a town hall meeting in each of the 4th District’s 39 counties, all in communities with a population of less than a thousand people. Read more


Biofuels Agreement Sounds Good To POET

The recent announcement of an agreement reached to help support the biofuels industry and the Renewable Fuels Standard (RFS) was welcome news to many ethanol and biodiesel producers, including the folks at POET.

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An Early Taste Of Winter

Blustery and cold conditions will be accompanied by additional light snowfall at times through Saturday for many locations. Some drizzle will mix in at times, especially heading toward parts of northwest Iowa and southwest Minnesota. In terms of accumulating snowfall, one period of snowfall is expected today from south central to east central South Dakota, with a renewed chance for light snowfall late tonight through at least midday Saturday mainly north of Interstate 90. Additional snowfall amounts are expected to be greatest in parts of east central South Dakota. Most areas will feel like the teens to lower 20s through early Saturday.

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“Not All Hope Is Lost For Corn”

Grain market analysts had big hopes for corn, ahead of Thursday’s release of the October World Agricultural Supply and Demand Estimates report. However, the report’s findings were bearish.

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