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U.S. House Agriculture panel to key in on climate change and farming

WASHINGTON — Democrats are eyeing proposals that would support programs for U.S. farmers—who have suffered catastrophic losses from severe weather events in recent years—to...

Judge puts off ruling in Missouri illegal gambling case

LINNEUS -- A  Linn County judge said Thursday he needed time to determine whether games seized in a Brookfield Eagles Lodge are illegal slot...

U.S. Senate panel calls on governors, mayor to talk big new infrastructure package

WASHINGTON — Senators who could decide the fate of President Joe Biden’s push for a major new infrastructure package seemed open to his priorities...

U.S. Senate confirms Vilsack for a second stint as Agriculture secretary

WASHINGTON —The Senate on Tuesday in a 92-7 vote confirmed former Iowa Gov. Tom Vilsack to run the U.S. Department of Agriculture for a...

Feds ship out COVID-19 vaccines delayed by winter storms

WASHINGTON — White House officials said Monday that thawing temperatures and a weekend of around-the-clock work has begun to clear a backlog of 6...

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