Les Houser

06/05/2019 - 2:22pm

Following approval of their bid this past Monday at the Board of Supervisors meeting, Reilly Construction Company, headquartered in Ossian, Iowa, will be doing the infrastructure work at the new Ag-Business Park south of the Prestage Foods plant.

At a special meeting last Friday, four bids were opened and then were tabulated and checked for accuracy by Eric Gjersvik of ISG. He was...

05/16/2019 - 3:32pm
Last Friday in Garner, the Clarion-Goldfield-Dows boys track & field team took part in a 2A qualifying meet. Lake Mills was champion with 105 points, followed by: Pocahontas Area 101, Aplington-Parkersburg 96, Forest City 73, Osage 60, Denver 59, Crestwood 54.5, New Hampton 45, Garner-Hayfield/Ventura 43, C-G-D 42, Emmetsburg 37 and Eagle...
05/16/2019 - 3:31pm
For the second year in a row, the Cowboy golf team will play in the district meet with a chance to make back-to-back state appearances. They took the title at the 2A sectional meet last Friday at Parkersburg. The red and black finished with a 344 total, followed by: Aplington-Parkersburg 357, South Hamilton 358, East Marshall 365, Dike-New...
05/16/2019 - 2:15pm
For the third time this current fiscal year, the Wright County Board of Supervisors were presented and approved an 18-19 budget amendment. The document shows total revenues decreasing by just over $2.74 million, with a difference in total expenses at minus $891,177. In a separate current budget-related item, a transfer from AgriBusiness back to...
05/09/2019 - 1:52pm
During a public hearing this past Monday at the Board of Supervisors meeting, and prior to approval of several agenda items related to the new Ag-Business Park just south of the Prestage Plant, a nearby resident spoke about her strong opposition to this action. Veronica Guyader has major concerns about the proposed park development, among them the...
05/09/2019 - 1:39pm
The home team prevailed last Thursday night at the North Central Conference girls track & field meet, but it was close. Algona took the title by just one point over Iowa Falls-Alden, with Humboldt in third and the Cowgirls fourth. There were no gold medals taken home, but there were several strong finishes for the team. Morgan Middleton took...
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