BRIDGET SHILENY

01/10/2019 - 3:21pm

Board of Supervisors met Monday for their regular meeting with a full schedule on the docket. A public hearing was held to amend the Urban Renewal plan for the Wright County Agribusiness Urban Renewal area. This relates to industrial park near Eagle Grove discussed at several previous meetings. Within the hearing, the board voted to approve the urban renewal area, with a 40-acre parcel of land...

12/20/2018 - 11:51am
When Stan Watne decided that his time as a Wright County Supervisor should come to an end, he says he never had a second thought. He knows that he has reached a satisfying fi nish line and is happy with his accomplishments. He will be retiring from the Board of Supervisors at the end of 2018. Still, Watne and those who have worked with him cannot...
11/29/2018 - 3:34pm
This time of year, there are many opportunities to give back to the community and help families in need through the holiday season. Though there are many wonderful gift-giving programs available, Wright County Public Health is again hoping to make Christmas merrier for the families that participate in the HOPES program with their Giving Tree. As a...
11/21/2018 - 12:00pm
The Wright County Board of Supervisors met Monday morning. They discussed several agenda items this week. Wright County Engineer, Adam Clemons, appeared before the board to discuss various issues. He presented a resolution stating that the wage that the secondary road department received will stay the same as it is now, despite the union governing...
11/08/2018 - 2:31pm
U.S. Senator Joni Ernst took time out of her regular schedule on Friday to stop by Wright County Veterans Affairs for a special purpose. Ernst was in the area on her 99 county tour and had stopped by Hagie Manufacturing in Clarion to tour the plant early in the morning. Before she headed to Floyd and Bremer Counties later in the day, Ernst stepped...
11/07/2018 - 6:00pm
Kim Reynolds won the gubernatorial race over challenger Fred Hubbell, making her the first female candidate ever elected to the position in Iowa (since she previously assumed the vacated position rather than was elected). Wright County strongly leaned towards Reynolds over Hubbell, as she gathered 61.6% of the vote compared to Hubbell’s 36.2...
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