Kim Demory

09/28/2016 - 10:26am

It was a day many of these Vietnam veterans thought would never come - a day when they were welcomed home, appreciated for their sacrifices, and thanked for their service during the war.  But that’s exactly what Donald Reed, Dennis Reed, Ronald Bliss, Larry Ivers, John Jacobson, and Gary Rohrback got when they went on the 13th flight of the Brushy Creek Honor Flight on Saturday,...

07/05/2016 - 10:58am
  Prestage Foods of Iowa announced Tuesday, July 5, that they intend to bring nearly 1,000 jobs to Wright County by the end of summer 2018.   Co-owner Ron Prestage, DVM, pending state and local approval, confirmed that a $240 million hog plant will be built on a 150+ acre site located southwest of Eagle Grove. It is slated to...
06/23/2016 - 9:37am
Governor Terry Branstad recently signed a Proclamation “encouraging all Iowans to join in a historical 99 County Bible Reading Marathon in front of all 99 courthouses....encouraging individuals and families in Iowa to read the Bible on a daily basis each year until the Lord comes. Donna Bailey is leading this effort in Wright County. The...
06/08/2016 - 10:03am
Football season doesn’t start for a few more months, but local high school alumni players are already back on the field, preparing for a little friendly battle against one of their former high school rivals.  Eagle Grove High School alumni are scheduled to take on the alumni football players of Clarion-Goldfield-Dows in the game of the...
03/23/2016 - 10:23am
When people hear the name “Iowa State University Extension and Outreach,” the first thing that usually comes to mind is agriculture and 4-H, but there’s a whole lot more to them than just those two things.  With Extension and Outreach Week being celebrated next week, March 27 through April 2, 2016, the Wright County staff is...
03/16/2016 - 10:28am
The annual Wright County 4-H Fun Nite was held this past Saturday, March 12 at the Clarion-Goldfield-Dows High School.  Each year, the event encourages people of all ages from around the county to come out and enjoy an evening of fun and games, food, and the crowing of the Fun Nite royalty as a means for raising funds to support local 4-H...
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