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Cites need for more foster care homes in Webster City

September 30, 2016 To the Editor: There is a critical need for foster homes in Webster City and surrounding communities. more »»

Not in favor of Hotel/Motel Tax renewal

September 26, 2016 To the Editor... more »»

Urges support of H/M tax renewal on the ballot

September 21, 2016 To the Editor: Every ten years we have the opportunity to pass the hotel/motel tax. more »»

Alumni Association fundraiser a success

September 19, 2016 To the Editor: The Iowa State University Alumni Association Club of Hamilton County expresses its thanks to those who attended its annual dinner and fundraising event on Sept. more »»

Opposed to Prestage processing plant project

August 17, 2016 To the Editor: I am very disappointed of the residents of Eagle Grove and Webster City for disregarding the rural residents of Troy Township by supporting Prestage Farms. more »»

What’s to be done? Farm crisis in the making?

August 17, 2016 To the Editor: Only 35 years after the 1980’s farm crisis, another storm seems to be brewing. Corn production is forecast by USDA to be up 11% from last year. more »»

Thanks to HCPOA golf benefit sponsors

August 15, 2016 To the Editor: The Hamilton County Peace Officers Association would like to extend a sincere thank you to our great sponsors and everyone who came out to support our 5th annual Golf Benefit held... more »»

Legion offers thanks for Boys State benefit support

August 12, 2016 To the Editor: The American Legion Post 191 would like to thank those who came to the 2017 Hawkeye Boys State Benefit that was held on Wednesday, August 10th at the Middle School Commons. more »»

Concerned about air quality

August 1, 2016 To the Editor: Your water comes from the Jordan Aquifer. According to the Iowa DNR website, volumes are being pulled out faster than it can refil. more »»

Concerned for water resources to be used by Prestage

July 29, 2016 To the Editor: New jobs at the Prestage hog facility south of Eagle Grove will come at considerable cost to all of us. more »»

Says reports of manure spills are misleading

July 29, 2016 To the Editor: Since announcing our desire to build a pork processing plant in Wright County, we have received several questions regarding our environmental record and want to provide the public... more »»

Opposes Prestage Farms processing plant proposal

July 25, 2016 To the Editor: Hello, my name is Dave Vanderheiden. I live in Wright County and I oppose Prestage Farm building a slaughterhouse in Wright County. more »»

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 »»



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