BRIDGET SHILENY

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 away from her tour to take part in a...

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...
09/27/2018 - 11:15am
The Wright County Board of Supervisors met for their weekly meeting on Monday morning. The board was very busy with many agenda items. However, a contentious public hearing took up most of the meeting. The public hearing was regarding a construction request by Iowa Cage Free located in Liberty Township for the building of various new structures....
09/12/2018 - 11:18am
Last Thursday, Iowa Secretary of Agriculture Mike Naig stopped by Wright County to tour various agricultural points of interest in the area. This was part of Naig’s goal to visit all 99 of Iowa’s counties. Secretary Naig’s first stop was at Prairie Energy Electric Cooperative just outside of Clarion. After lunch was served,...
09/05/2018 - 11:14am
Being a new mom can be a very scary and stressful time even when a woman is looking forward to her new baby. This hectic time can be made even more difficult if a family faces some difficult times and is worried about having enough support before and after the baby arrives. Luckily, a program offered through the Wright County Public Health...
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