Sac County Archives

Unemployment Rates Up From Same Time Last Year

The unemployment rate in the eight-county Western Iowa Advantage Region for February of 2016 reflected an increase of .3 percent to 4.7 percent over the same time period last year. Carroll County remains at the lowest end

Investigation Continues Into Storm Lake Pollutants

State environmental officials are investigating two separate incidents of water pollution from over the weekend. In the first case, the Iowa Department of Natural Resources says an industrial cleaner being used at the Tyson-Hillshire plant in Storm

Farm Futures Predicts More Corn In 2016

The latest Farm Futures survey is predicting more corn and less soybeans for 2016. Results are indicating that margins full of red ink are causing producers to take a look at their options, one of which may