Iowa Agriculture Secretary Bill Northey will be in the area today to discuss a number of Iowa agriculture products and to meet with farmers. Northey, himself a farmer in Spirit Lake, is looking to meet with as many farmers as possible during his 99 county tour of Iowa.
He will start his area tour today with stops in Mason City at the Chamber of Commerce Ag Breakfast. The event will begin at 7:45am at the North Iowa Events Center All Seasons Building. The facility is located at 3700 Fourth Street SW.
His next stop will be in Kanawha at the Old Bank Winery. He is scheduled to appear at 9:30am to meet with local farmers there. From there, he will travel to Belmond and stop at the Dome Winery located at 339 E. Main Street in Belmond. He is expected to arrive at 10:30am.
His final stop in the area will be in Hampton for lunch at Willie’s Sports Bar and Grill located at 10 First Street NW.
The public is invited to attend any of the events.