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Linneus man pulls into path of big rig, life-flighted to hospital after being ejected from SUV

A resident of Linneus was injured when the sports utility vehicle he was driving collided with a tractor-trailer on Highway 36 in Linn County. Forty-five-year-old Douglas Hale received moderate injuries and was flown by (Air Evac) medical helicopter to University Hospital in Columbia. An investigator reports Hale was northbound when he allegedly pulled into the […]

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USDA invests in rural electric infrastructure and smart grid improvements in 13 States

Acting Assistant to the Secretary for Rural Development Joel Baxley announced that USDA is investing $485 million to upgrade rural electric systems and reduce energy costs. The funding includes nearly $7.1 million for smart grid technologies that improve system operations and monitor grid security. “Under the leadership of Agriculture Secretary Perdue, USDA is a proud […]

American Angus Association Elects New Officers 2018

American Angus Association elects new officers

Five directors were elected to the 2018-2019 American Angus Association® board of directors, as well as a president and chairman and a vice president and vice chairman of the board, during the 135th Annual Convention of Delegates hosted at the 2018 Angus Convention in Columbus, Ohio. A total of 298 delegates from 41 states and […]