Kim Demory

11/16/2016 - 11:44am

The plant isn’t even open, nor has construction even begun, but Prestage Foods of Iowa has already been busy in Wright County.

“We’ve got two things brewing right now,” said Chief Operating Officer of Prestage Foods of Iowa Jere Null.

The first is a Subcontractor and Vendor Outreach Fair which will be held Tuesday, Dec. 13, 2016 in the Bioscience and...

11/09/2016 - 11:36am
The Wright County 4-H Annual Meeting and Awards Day program was held Sunday, November 6, 2016 at the Clarion-Goldfield-Dows High School.  The meeting was called to order at 6 p.m. Wright County’s top award is the Chicago Award Trip.  This year the trip was awarded to 4-H’er who has shown outstanding personal growth, Sarah...
10/19/2016 - 10:22am
Juniors and seniors across the nation are starting to think about their future.  Will they go to college?  Is a training program more what they’re looking for?  Maybe they should go straight to work?  Those are the questions they are looking for answers to, and for many, they are finding those answers at the North Central...
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...
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...
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