Local News

SJSD preschool screenings start Thursday

St. Joseph School District preschool screenings begin this week. According to a press release from the district, the screening is for all children in the community ages 3 to 5. Parents can get developmental information […]

AGRICULTURE NEWS

Farmland Values Stable in Weak Economy

Farm real estate markets remained relatively stable in the fourth quarter of 2017, according to the Kansas City Fed’s quarterly Survey of Agricultural Credit Conditions. In the Federal Reserve Tenth District, including Colorado, Kansas, Nebraska, […]

Syngenta acquires FarmShots

Syngenta announced it has acquired FarmShots, Inc., a North Carolina-based innovator of high-resolution satellite imagery that detects plant health by analyzing absorbed light from field images. The service was developed to help farmers, agronomists and […]

National News

U.S. Senate Rejects Trump Immigration Plan

On Thursday, the US Senate voted down President Donald Trump’s immigration proposal, leaving Congress with no viable plan for shielding “Dreamer” immigrants from deportation once their protections expire beginning March 5. At least 14 Republicans […]