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Rural bankers concerned over farm loan defaults

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — A monthly survey of rural bankers in parts of 10 Plains and Western states suggests banks are growing increasingly concerned about farm loan defaults in 2019. More than 4 of every 10 bankers questioned for the January Rural Mainstreet survey said they expect farm loan ...Read more

Spring Valley’s FD in need of more volunteers

SPRING VALLEY – Spring Valley’s Fire Department is looking for more volunteers. In a city council meeting on Monday, Alderman Pellegrini addressed Chief Bogatitus’ concerns of lack of day time volunteers. According to Chief Bogatitus, the number of fire calls are increasing year ...Read more

Sludge pump problems in Spring Valley

SPRING VALLEY – A sewage pump in Spring Valley used to process and move waste fluids with high solids content is causing issues for the water treatment plant. In a city council meeting on Monday, City Engineer Mike Richetta addressed the on going sludge pump issue, that was discovered in ...Read more