Serving O'Brien & Clay Counties

All eyes on Iowa

Republicans to pick presidential preferences next week

The national spotlight will blind the Hawkeye State Jan. 15 when Republicans select their top choice for the 2024 GOP presidential nomination during the Iowa Caucuses.

The highly-anticipated event will cap more than a year of campaigning. O'Brien County GOP Central Committee Chair Denny Werkmeister is looking forward to the big event and anticipated great attendance.

"I'm predicting a big crowd," he said. "If things turn out the way they usually do every four years, there should be a lot of people there."

O'Brien County Republicans will hold their caucus in one location – at the H-M-S High Sch...