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Local Woman Helps Save Kayaker, Dog in Boating Accident on Des Moines River

A Memphis woman was in the right place at the right time last week to aid a kayaker and her canine companion and avert a disaster. Tammy Wheeler was helping a friend unload a boat at the boat dock near the Hotel Manning in Keosauqua, IA when they first spotted the kayak approaching the Main […]

Bumper Crop May Cause Storage Woes for Local Farmers

The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s recent crop production report estimates corn production up by 11 percent over last year. while forecasting a 3 percent increase in soybeans, meaning crop producers will have more grain to sell at lower prices in 2016. Storage might become tight after this year’s excellent wheat yields, says University of Missouri […]