Juan Gomez was named king and Vanessa Naranjo was named queen of Winter Sports Jan. 11 in the BKHS gymnasium. Attending them were crown bearers Aria Zirbel (daughter of Joel Pals and Shelby Zirbel) and Gavin Didio (son of Ryan and Dawn Didio). Other members of the court included (from left…
Wright County Assessor Shari Plagge told the Belmond City Council Jan. 4 that a shortage of mid-level homes in the area is driving up prices.
The value of Iowa farmland rose slightly in 2020, according to research at Iowa State University. The estimated statewide average of an acre is now $7,559, which is an increase of $127, or 1.7 percent since November 2019.