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FORT DODGE: Farmers should be barred from constructing new large animal confinements and also encouraged to end the practice of clustering hundreds or thousands of animals together in tight quarters, according to a New Jersey senator who seeks the Democratic nomination for president.

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American agriculture can get to net-zero carbon emissions and make money doing it while still feeding the world, Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden says.

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CARROLL, DENISON: National Democratic oval office front-runner Joe Biden woke up in Carroll Sunday, attended Mass at St. Lawrence Catholic Church and filled up on oatmeal at Queen Beans Coffee House before continuing a barnstorming tour of Iowa in which the former vice president is making th…

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EXIRA, DEDHAM: Sally Smith of Exira checked out two books from the Exira Library after joining more than 30 people in a crammed corner of the public lending facility in the downtown of this southwest Iowa city to hear congressional candidate J.D. Scholten make his case a year before the election.

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J.D. Scholten, congressional candidate for Iowa’s 4th district, will host a town hall in Dedham Thursday as part of his “Don’t Forget About Us” tour.

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Amy Haskins’ apparent downfall is that she’s confident and well-spoken when she attempts to take elected leaders to task.

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Linc Kroeger, Accenture’s advocate for rural America, continued to draw national attention to Jefferson by hosting a tour and discussion Sunday with Democratic presidential candidate John Delaney, a former Maryland congressman and entrepreneur who is making business development in small town…