Kacey Ginn

05/16/2018 - 2:03pm

After fi ve months of searching, Wright County could have a new economic development director starting as soon as July 1.

Denny Bowman, interim director for Wright County Economic Development, said that the WCED board had initially begun looking for a candidate recently out of school who could start out by gaining experience in Wright County. However, after seeing that few applicants...

04/18/2018 - 11:19am
Wright County Economic Development hopes to take advantage of the Prestage hog processing development to create further economic opportunities through related industries. A truck wash, office supplier, cold storage, and other businesses could find homes in Wright County once the site is developed. One of the ways his department hopes to help this...
03/28/2018 - 2:10pm
From early campaigning to bring Prestage to Wright County, to current goings-on with the company and related developments in the city of Eagle Grove, one person has been involved in it all: Bryce Davis, former economic development director for the county and current administrator for the city of Eagle Grove. Davis said one of the reasons he chose...
03/14/2018 - 1:54pm
Moving to the statewide P25 radio system will be a big step up for law enforcement and emergency responders—both in equipment sophistication and effectiveness. But with that step up will come a big learning curve. At the request of Sheriff Jason Schluttenhofer, Tom Justin, the owner On Target Training and Consulting, presented a price quote...
02/14/2018 - 3:21pm
New emergency radios and radio towers aren’t the only recent improvements for local emergency responders. By the time you read this article, 911 operators in the Wright County dispatch center will have started using the PowerPhone system for emergency calls. Over the last few weeks, they have gone through training on the system and completed...
01/18/2018 - 10:55am
Learning to put your best foot forward is something we all have to do. But while it can be nerve-wracking to figure out how to dress and act in different social and work situations, with some practice (and maybe a little help), anyone can learn how to present themselves well. So learned a group of special education students from the Clarion-...
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