Serving O'Brien & Clay Counties

Trump coasts to victory locally, statewide

Iowa Republicans pick 2024 preferences for president during caucus

Any debate about whom Iowa Republicans want in the White House next year was put to rest Monday night.

Former president Donald Trump breezed to victory during the Iowa GOP Caucus with 51 percent of the vote statewide. Participants braved frigid temperatures to cast their ballots during the event, which officially kicked off the 2024 presidential nominating process.

"It's been a long road getting here, but we're finally here," O'Brien County GOP Central Committee Chair Denny Werkmeister told the crowd gathered at the high school gym in Hartley. "With this excitement in the air tonight, it seems...

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