New WOTUS Rule Appears Headed To Courts

(IARN) — Environmental groups and Democratic states are already promising to sue over the new Waters of the U.S. Rule, which the Trump administration calls the “Navigable Waters Protection Rule.” The conservative-leaning Pacific Legal Foundation made a similar promise, calling the new rule not narrow enough. If the challenges happen to make it to the Supreme Court, the administration is banking on being able to win the backing of five of the justices who have a novel interpretation of the limits of federal power laid out under the Clean Water Act. Read more

Grain Coop Managers Accused Of Mixing Grain Plead Not Guilty

Sioux Center, Iowa — Two men who were employed as the general manager and assistant general manager of a Sioux Center-based grain coop have pleaded not guilty after they were indicted by a federal grand jury on charges of Conspiracy to Defraud the United States and making False Statements. Read more

Americans To Eat Record 1.4 Billion Chicken Wings For The Big Game

(IARN) — The National Chicken Council released its annual Chicken Wing Report, projecting Americans to consume a record-breaking 1.4 billion wings during the upcoming Super Bowl weekend. Americans’ love for wings continues to grow. This year’s wing consumption estimate is a two percent increase over 2019, meaning Americans will eat 27 million more wings during this year’s big game weekend versus last year’s game. Read more