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Prestage Farms responds to questions about plant

July 20, 2016 Since announcing our desire to build a pork processing plant in Wright County, we have received several questions and want to provide the public with answers. more »»

Says Mason City understood impact of processing plant

July 20, 2016 To the Editor: It seems every community that starts to deal with Prestage believes that it does not affect other counties and communities and they have no right interfering with their decision. more »»

Writer says plant would put burden on social services

July 20, 2016 To the Editor: In the End, we will remember not the words of our enemies, but the silence of our friends. — Martin Luther King Jr. more »»

Stanhope Lions offer thanks for successful celebration

July 20, 2016 To the Editor: The Stanhope community celebrated its’ 59th Watermelon Day on Saturday, July 16. more »»

Opposes plan to bring processing plant to Wright County

July 15, 2016 To the Editor: In 1993 when I retired as County Extension Director in Dickinson County and my wife retired as Health and Wellness Coordinator for Berkley and Company we decided to purchase an 80... more »»

Concerned about King displaying Confederate flag

July 15, 2016 To the Editor: Flying the Confederate flag in his Congressional office clearly shows that Iowa's 4th District U.S. more »»

An act of kindness

July 13, 2016 To the Editor: On the afternoon of June 20, 2016, I was painting a section on my dock when I dislocated my left hip (I had hip replacement on May 4, 2016) and fell into the water which was about... more »»

Opposed to plans for Prestage Foods of Iowa plant

July 13, 2016 To the Editor: I remember what I was doing when I learned that the Wright County Board of Supervisors was considering locating a slaughterhouse within the county borders. more »»

Urges residents to help turn WC blue

July 13, 2016 To the Editor:? Announcing with pride that I support our local law enforcement officers. Thank you to the heroes who keep our city, state and country safe. more »»

Letter to the Editor

July 8, 2016 To the Editor: The Avenue of Flags of the American Legion Post 191 extends its sincere appreciation for another partial display (116 flags) of our most beautiful American flags in Graceland... more »»

Thanks to the Van Diest family

July 6, 2016 To the Editor: We had the pleasure of witnessing the July 2 fireworks show celebrating the 60th anniversary of Van Diest Supply Company it was truly magnificent. more »»

Another successful Relay

June 29, 2016 To the Editor: Big Shout Out to Hamilton County. The 2016 Hamilton County Relay for Life was a great succes. more »»

Appreciates support for Torch Run events

June 29, 2016 To the Editor: A?huge thanks to all who helped make the 2016 Torch Run and the Ride/Drive to benefit Special Olympics so successful. more »»

Ice cream social proceeds to benefit local causes

June 29, 2016 To the Editor: The Mission Boards of Faith UMC and First Congregational UCC want to thank all who participated in the annual Old Fashioned Ice Cream Social on June 15 for their generous response. more »»

Urges people to keep an eye on older neighbors

June 15, 2016 To the Editor: On June 15, World Elder Abuse Awareness Day reminds us that older Iowans are abused and financially exploited on a daily basis. more »»

Thanks for successful Cub Scout day camp

June 15, 2016 To the Editor: Another exhausting, exciting, educational, fun-filled two day HC Cub Scout Day Camp has come to a close. more »»

Stealing from the dead

June 10, 2016 To the Editor: Fifty-five years of participating in beautifying our Webster City cemetery as a memorial to our departed has brought me to the decision to no longer decorate their grave. more »»

Thanks for successful junk collection day

June 10, 2016 To the Editor: Thanks so much to the City Council and crew for all their hard work and a very successful junk collection day at Webster City Middle School. more »»

Area groups provide great opportunities for residents

June 10, 2016 To the Editor : After attending two recent events, I'd like to acknowledge the thought and time put in by two local organizations. more »»

It may be time to privatize Congress

June 8, 2016 To the Editor: Our Republican Congress wants to privatize everything. I think we should privatize Congress since they refuse to do their job. The two operative words are – privatize and obstruct. more »»



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