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Tornadoes and heavy rains damage eastern MO crops

Farmers in eastern Missouri are assessing crop damage after two EF0 tornadoes and heavy rains moved through Warren and Jefferson Counties earlier this week. “There are fields of corn laying down and the biggest thing was probably the 4 to 9 inches of rain... Read More.

Eastern Corn Belt likely to regain soil moisture

An ag meteorologist says he expects soil moisture conditions to replenish over the spring in parts of the Eastern Corn Belt. Michigan climatologist Jeff Andresen tells Brownfield, “We’re way below normal on our seasonal snowfall totals statewide, but we’ll add some to that here... Read More.

West Liberty Foods to cut 260 jobs in eastern Iowa

A turkey processing plant in eastern Iowa has announced 260 workers will be laid off beginning next month. West Liberty Foods says it’s discontinuing its ready-to-eat slicing operations in West Liberty, Iowa. First-shift log fabrication operations and turkey harvesting will not be impacted. Company officials... Read More.

Kansas Holds on to Defeat Eastern Illinois, 71-63

LAWRENCE, Kan. (AP) – Hunter Dickinson had a double-double of 25 points and 13 rebounds, Kevin McCullar Jr. scored 18, and No. 5 Kansas defeated Eastern Illinois 71-63 on Tuesday night at Allen Fieldhouse.BOX SCOREThe Jayhawks (6-1) led by a point with about five... Read More.

Dragons Split with Eastern Wyoming, Weatherford

By Hutchinson CC Sports Information WEATHERFORD, Texas – Sophomore setter Giovanna Ravanhani posted her third double-double of the season as the Blue Dragons went 2-2 over the weekend against a tough Weatherford College Tournament field.The Blue Dragons on Saturday defeated Eastern Wyoming 3-1 (16-25, 25-22, 26-24,... Read More.