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04/20/2018 - 3:48pm

When severe weather strikes, many residents in Wright County are relying on the Code Red emergency notification system to warn them of approaching severe weather.

Wright County Emergency Management Coordinator Jim Lester reminds residents the Code Red system is based on the resident’s physical address and the polygon shaped warning boxes issued by the National Weather Service....

04/18/2018 - 11:36am
It was two years ago that Karissa Everson, Eagle Grove Area School District Instructional Strategist and Instructional Coach, discovered the #lovemyschoolday social media movement. After seeing how school across the nation were promoting the great things that were happening inside their buildings, with their students, with their teachers......
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...
04/18/2018 - 11:04am
It’s been nearly three years since Jess and Tiffini Toliver first met their soon-to-beson’s birth mother. They had been chosen to be the adoptive parents of little Gabriel. At only five months into the pregnancy, the Tolivers were an important part of the process. “We felt so very blessed to not only get a newborn (to adopt), but...
04/11/2018 - 3:57pm
Searching for something hidden for the chance to win a prize sounds like a lot of fun, but the cause it’s supporting is no laughing matter. April is National Child Abuse Prevention Month, and this blue pinwheel, sponsored by the Prevent Child Abuse Iowa Council and the Parent Connection Program, is a reminder that doing things together as a...
04/11/2018 - 3:54pm
On July 29, 2002, Kent and Angela Wesselink gave birth to their third child - a boy, Cael. He was a sweet baby, adored by his parents and as his two older brothers. But as the days turned into two months, Angela started to notice a few differences. “He didn’t wave...or smile like his brothers did at that age,” she recalled....
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