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Former KGLO farm director Al Heinz dead

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MASON CITY (AP) -- Former Iowa broadcaster Al Heinz, the longtime farm director of KGLO radio and television in Mason City, has died at the age of 87.

Station officials say Heinz died Sunday at his summer home in Weslaco, Texas.

Heinz began KGLO's farm department in 1947 and spent many years reporting on markets, farm news and farm-related weather.

Memorial services are scheduled for Sunday, Feb. 7 at Trinity Lutheran Church in Mason City.

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