Some 20 to 25 firefighters from Alden, Buckeye, Iowa Falls and Williams, along with personnel from Iowa Falls EMS, Hardin County E-Squad and the Hardin County Sheriff’s Office responded to a fire at Innovative Ag Services just south of Alden on Wednesday afternoon. A stockpile of sulfur, req…
If you have a natural green thumb, gardening and small-time farming probably come easy. But when it comes to sustainability - today’s hot word when it comes to everything in agriculture - there are still things to be learned.
Volunteers organizing this summer’s RAGBRAI® visit to Ackley have been meeting to plan for the July 28 visit from riders. RAGBRAI® 2021 riders will pass through the community following an overnight stay in Iowa Falls.
It’s early March and there are still a couple of inches of snow inside the 1,600-square-foot enclosure atop soil that will be teeming with vegetables of all types by summertime, and Rita Schoeneman can’t wait to get started.
Iowa State University Extension and Outreach 4-H Youth Development is offering a virtual facilitator training for the new workshop series, Mindful Teen: From Surviving to Thriving in a Busy World. The training will be Feb. 26, 2021, from 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. via Zoom.
Between COVID-19, derecho and even murder hornets, the year 2020 has been a tough one for almost everything, but surprisingly not for farmland prices in Iowa.
Sheldon Renaud was hired to play around on his phone most of last Wednesday. He sat and looked at Facebook, made a few comments, looked stuff up. Next to him sat a ham sandwich, with mustard.
The rolling hills of Dogwood Avenue, four miles east of Dows, provided a beautiful fall backdrop to a sad occasion last Thursday morning. Filling soon-to-be-empty fields of corn, more than two dozen people gathered to harvest and haul to market the last of Jerry Butt’s crop. A crop that may …
A rural Eldora man was killed Wednesday when a grain bin door slid open and buried him under multiple feet of corn.
When the Hardin County Board of Supervisors voted to change parts of its commercial wind energy ordinance in August, that triggered a lawsuit filed by a clean energy company that has invested more than $2 million on its Hardin County project.
Heath Stolee has been at the forefront of Iowa land conservation for a while, but the 15.5-acre wetland he's created on his property near Radcliffe is becoming his crown jewel.
Hardin County farmers whose crops were damaged during the derecho storm on Aug. 10 got some good news on Thursday.