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Every spring since 1970, Scott Thorpe has made a pilgrimage to the Brule River in northwest Wisconsin for the opening of the steelhead trout fishing season. It’s a sacred tradition for him, and it started when he and his dad and brother discovered a beautiful pool in the stream, named “Maytag” after a family that owned a cabin nearby.

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The new forecast is a reduction from the March 1 projection, but still would rank among the top 10 years in 122 years of record keeping.

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SPRINGFIELD — Illinois Gov. JB Pritzker announced Wednesday the state is unable to reach its daily novel coronavirus testing goal this week as previously expected.

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ATLANTA and MINNEAPOLIS, April 8, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- With a decade of collaborative experience in positively impacting the well-being of communities through the Blue Zones Project(®) initiative, Sharecare, the digital health company that helps people manage all their health in one place, and Blue Zones, global experts in helping people live longer, better lives, today announced they have extended their strategic partnership. Blue Zones was recently acquired by Adventist Health, a faith-based, nonprofit integrated health system serving more than 80 communities on the West Coast and Hawaii.

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ALEDO — Residents and business owners will have to pay only 50% of the water/sewer portion of their utility bill due May 5 for March usage. The measure comes after the council met Tuesday night via video conference.

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MINNEAPOLIS, April 8, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Global non-profit Species360 announced today that Navarre Beach Sea Turtle Conservation Center (NBSTCC) has joined its community of zoos, aquariums, wildlife refuges, and breeding centers that curate and share vital information used to ensure the welfare of animals and conservation of species. Located on the Gulf Coast of the United States and started through grassroots community work, the Navarre Beach Sea Turtle Conservation Center's mission is to conserve and protect threatened and endangered sea turtles through education and partnered research.

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State officials are bracing for a potential influx of Iowans who have lost their jobs — and their employer-based health insurance — who likely will join the ranks of the uninsured or seek assistance if they meet Medicaid or other program qualifications.

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THIEF RIVER FALLS, Minn., April 8, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Digi-Key Electronics, a global electronic components distributor, announced that it has broadened its product portfolio by signing a North American distribution partnership with TubeDepot. The new partnership will provide Digi-Key customers with an "all in one" shopping experience that includes vacuum tubes, guitar pickups, strings and vintage replacement components for antique radio rebuilding. This expansion is part of the DK+ initiative, Digi-Key's continued growth as a world-class distributor to provide products, services and solutions for all phases of the technology innovation ecosystem.

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ST. PAUL, Minn., April 8, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- CHS Inc.(NASDAQ: CHSCP), the nation's leading agribusiness cooperative, today reported net income of $125.4 million for the second quarter of fiscal year 2020 that ended Feb. 29, 2020. This compares to net income of $248.8 million in the second quarter of fiscal year 2019.

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JOHNSTON — Gov. Kim Reynolds announced Wednesday the state is expanding by $20 million its $4 million state grant assistance program that is aimed at helping small businesses that have been adversely affected by state orders to close temporarily as the coronavirus epidemic unfolds in Iowa.

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JOHNSTON — Gov. Kim Reynolds announced Wednesday the state is expanding by $20 million its $4 million state grant assistance program that is aimed at helping small businesses that have been adversely affected by state orders to close temporarily as the coronavirus epidemic unfolds in Iowa.

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DES MOINES — State officials are bracing for a potential influx of Iowans who have lost their jobs — and their employer-based health insurance — who likely will join the ranks of the uninsured or seek assistance if they meet Medicaid or other program qualifications.

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DES MOINES — State officials are bracing for a potential influx of Iowans who have lost their jobs — and their employer-based health insurance — who likely will join the ranks of the uninsured or seek assistance if they meet Medicaid or other program qualifications.

Acreage Holdings, which owns medical marijuana manufacturer Iowa Relief, said it will temporarily halt wholesale operations in Iowa, becoming the latest in a string of cannabis-related closures with potential consequences for the state’s fledgling program.

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Acreage Holdings, which owns medical marijuana manufacturer Iowa Relief, said it will temporarily halt wholesale operations in Iowa, becoming the latest in a string of cannabis-related closures with potential consequences for the state’s fledgling program.

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Acreage Holdings, which owns medical marijuana manufacturer Iowa Relief, said it will temporarily halt wholesale operations in Iowa, becoming the latest in a string of cannabis-related closures with potential consequences for the state’s fledgling program.