Dean Allen was born and raised in Spokane, Washington and graduated from high school in 1969. He spent 4 years in the Air Force and went into broadcasting after discharge in 1975. Dean stayed in Spokane where he and his wife raised their two children. Dean has been in the Spokane radio market since 1982. When Dean’s not on-air you will most likely find him on the golf course, watching sports or spending time with his two grandchildren!
Teresa has been on the air in Spokane for more than two decades as a co-host & news anchor on two successful morning radio shows and a familiar face to Inland Northwest TV viewers as a morning news reporter and anchor. Her work behind the scenes includes producing and hosting numerous special programs like 4-Your Health, ExplorerTV, and Bloomsday coverage.
COURTESY MATT LAUTNER / AP PHOTO
ADEL, Iowa (AP) — Grooming cows so they look like unusually large poodles is a well-known beautification practice in the show cattle industry.
But although it may be decades old, it's just now getting attention on the Internet.
It started with a photo of a male cow named Texas Tornado who had a particularly fluffy coat. "Fluffy cow" photos are now making the rounds.
The practice is meant to help sell livestock for breeding or harvesting.
The cattle go through a beauty pageant regiment: They're washed, brushed and blow dried. Special oils add an extra fluff.
The bull's owner, Matt Lautner of Lautner Farms in Iowa, helps raise many fluffy cows. He's using social media to run with the overwhelming response, and hopes it brings more attention to the industry.