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Wednesday, October 11, 2017
Black Sheep Print House opens in downtown Bedford
By Nicki Lock
     The 400 block of Main Street is the new home of a custom screen printing and graphic design business. Black Sheep Print House, located at 420 Main, is owned and operated by Andrew Drake.
Commemoration ceremony for last Taylor County Civil War Veteran
     The last Civil War solider in Taylor County was Benjamin Akers. He served in the 22nd Iowa Infantry Regiment during the Civil War.

Iowa Learning Farms webinar to discuss management intensive grazing and grasslands
     Pasture and forage acres are critical to soil conservation and the profitability of beef cattle operations. Joe Sellers, Beef Field Specialist with Iowa State University Extension and Outreach, will discuss which practices make grazing more effective and how management-intensive grazing can work on Iowa farms.

NorthStar Genetics to recognize area farmers
     NorthStar Genetics is taking nominations of area farmers who give back to their agricultural communities in Iowa, Minnesota, North Dakota and South Dakota. Residents can nominate any farmer by bringing the names of those who support their communities to any NorthStar Genetics location to be nominated as a “farm star.”
Heavy rains caused the back part of this building at 317 Main Street in Bedford to collapse over the weekend. City of Bedford was busy Monday morning with an excavator tearing down the building. This demolition will be one of three buildings in that area to come down.