Kim Demory

09/26/2018 - 1:11pm

Prestage Foods of Iowa is proud to say that they are building the most state-of-the-art food processing plant in the world right here in Eagle Grove. 

“We believe we have led the way with this project and that it will become standard in the industry from here on out,” said Prestage Chief Executive Officer Jere Null.

Work began on the $300 million project in the...

02/07/2018 - 11:55am
On February 23, 2016, Rachel Lentz, a former student at Robert Blue Middle School in 2003, gave birth to two beautiful identical twin girls in Istanbul, Turkey. It was double the joy that quickly turned to concern for one of them - baby Evangeline (Eva). Lentz said she had no idea that Eva would be born with End-Stage Renal Disease (the final...
01/05/2018 - 5:11pm
When Eagle Grove Area Schools Superintendent Jess Toliver asked the Wright County Supervisors to include them in an Urban Renewal district set up pertaining to the Prestage Foods facility (which would allow some of the property taxes to go toward expansion for the EG Elementary school building project),  it left other Wright County school...
09/28/2017 - 9:17am
Do the thought of zombies send chills down your spine? If they don’t, how about the thought of an innocent child being abused? While we may want to close our eyes and pretend it’s only a bad dream, the fact is, it’s a sad reality. Of the 99 counties in Iowa, Wright County ranks number two with the most documented child sexual...
09/20/2017 - 10:16am
There’s no doubt that parents give their children the same safety advice - look both ways before crossing the street; don’t run with scissors; don’t talk while you’re eating; wear your life jacket; don’t play with matches...but do they know what to do in case an accident does happen?  Parents would most likely...
03/29/2017 - 10:07am
Eagle Grove area community members gathered at Robert Blue Middle School on Thursday, March 23 to hear the economic benefits and costs of Prestage Farms to our region. The study, produced for the Mid Iowa Growth Partnership by Goss & Associates Economic Solutions out of Denver, Colo., wasn’t about telling people whether Prestage Foods...
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