BRIDGET SHILENY

12/12/2019 - 1:02pm

From the time she was a young girl running around the forest, Sarah Rueger knew that she wanted a career that would put her in the outdoors. Rueger describes herself as a lover of nature and all things rustic. So when she was offered a full-time position as a naturalist and technician here in Wright County, she jumped at the opportunity and has been loving it ever since.

Rueger grew up...

12/05/2019 - 12:10pm
With the state’s Democratic caucuses only months away on February 3, Iowa has become its typical hotbed of political activity. The various Democratic presidential candidates in the race have been crisscrossing the state in droves for town hall meetings, meet and greets and roundtables. Understandably, most of these campaign stops occur in...
11/27/2019 - 11:41am
The Wright County Supervisors meeting started with the board hearing from Eagle Grove City Administrator Bryce Davis. Davis appeared to ask the board to sign two letters of support for grant applications. The first application was for a water quality initiative grant for the Eagle Grove’s Downtown Streetscape Improvement Project. They will...
10/31/2019 - 11:18am
Cheri Comstock had little idea of the impact her Clarion-based business, Smooth Move, which assists seniors with downsizing, moving and estate sales, would have on her future.  In fact, business is so good that Comstock and her partners, the Stitzes, are opening another business to handle the items from the Smooth Move business.  Out of...
08/29/2019 - 10:01am
Phoebe Sanders of Eagle Grove has been hoping to “walk across the street” at the Iowa State Fair for years. This walk refers to more than a casual stroll; it is actually what competitors call it when they win one of the top livestock honors at the fair and get to display their animal in the Hall of Champions. This year, Phoebe’s...
08/08/2019 - 12:44pm
This past week, Hannah Johnson was scurrying around First Lutheran Church in Clarion. She was making sure clothing racks were filled, shoes were sorted and food was on the shelves. Johnson was preparing for last Thursday night, when the Clothing Closet officially opened. The Clothing Closet is a new effort underway at First Lutheran Church. It...
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