Greg Forbes

02/13/2019 - 4:54pm
A Sukup Manufacturing employee has joined a group of elite young professionals – forty of them to be exact. Emily Schmitt, general council for Sukup, was named to the Des Moines Business Record Forty under 40 list, which acknowledges business leaders in the state under the age of 40 who have “demonstrated impressive career achievements and unparalleled community involvement.”...
02/13/2019 - 4:53pm
Moviegoers at the Windsor Theatre next month may see a few familiar faces meet a gruesome end. Kevin Isaacson, a north Iowa-based film producer, will bring his full-length feature “Run” to the Windsor screen March 9 through 11. “Run,” an action-thriller, tells the story of Phoenix James, played by Carly Neel, and her quest...
02/13/2019 - 4:51pm
Latham Hi-Tech Seeds has tabbed an Iowa agribusiness veteran as its new general manager. Ryan Schon, a Glidden, Iowa native, assumed the position last week. As general manager, Schon said he will help guide teams and assist with the development of long-term visions and strategies in sales and marketing production. Schon brings with him nearly 20...
02/06/2019 - 4:45pm
Area native Kennedy Hansen’s journey to the top of the competitive water ski circuit started as a way to cool off in the summer as a young kid. Hansen, 15, daughter of Kelly (Christiansen) Hansen, a Hampton native and CAL graduate, was recently named the American Water Ski Association’s Junior Athlete of the Year after compiling a list...
02/06/2019 - 4:42pm
A new service at Franklin General Hospital will help more effectively diagnose cardiac patients. The FGH Auxiliary last month purchased a stress echo bed, which allows radiologists to perform stress echos – an exam used to determine how well a patient’s heart and blood vessels respond to exercise. Lindsey Thompson, of the FGH...
02/06/2019 - 4:40pm
Hampton will be the stage for one of Winter Rec Fest’s most unique events. Due to issues the ice on the Iowa River in Iowa Falls, organizers announced recently that the Winter Rec Fest Fat Bike Race will take place separate from the rest of the festival’s events on Saturday, Feb. 16 at Maynes Grove. The race is an approximate 10-mile...
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