O'Brien County

O'Brien County, Iowa

PO Box 340
Primghar, IA 51245
Phone: (712) 957-3045
Fax: (712) 957-3046

In northwestern IA; established Jan 15, 1851 from Cherokee County. Name Origin: For William Smith O'Brien (1803-64), leader of the Irish rebellion of 1848

Area (sq mi):: 573.25 (land 573.08; water 0.17) Population per square mile: 25.20
Population 2005: 14,414 State rank: 57 Population change: 2000-20005 -4.60%; 1990-2000 -2.20% Population 2000: 15,102 (White 96.80%; Black or African American 0.30%; Hispanic or Latino 1.80%; Asian 0.50%; Other 1.20%). Foreign born: 2.00%. Median age: 40.70
Income 2000: per capita $17,281; median household $35,758; Population below poverty level: 7.30% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $24,453-$26,575
Unemployment (2004): 4.10% Unemployment change (from 2000): 1.70% Median travel time to work: 16.90 minutes Working outside county of residence: 26.80%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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According to the N'West Iowa Review, a judge has ruled against a newspaper company in the business' lawsuit against the O'Brien County board of supervisors.
Superb Story hasn't raced since winning the Vincent O'Brien County Hurdle at the Cheltenham Festival, when he proved too strong for Fethard Player.
McManus's Henry Higgins was introduced at 16-1 for the Vincent O'Brien County Hurdle.
Quick Jack has been engaged for the Coral Cup, the Vincent O'Brien County Hurdle and the Martin Pipe Conditional Jockeys Hurdle.
All projects will utilise Siemens' 2.3-megawatt, G2 platform wind turbines and will be installed at MidAmerican Energy's 500-megawatt Highland wind project in O'Brien county; 250-megawatt Lundgren wind project in Webster county; 138.6-megawatt Wellsburg wind project in Grundy county and 117-megawatt Macksburg wind project located in Madison county.
TRAINER Evan Williams believes Court Minstrel would have "a semblance of an each-way chance" in the Vincent O'Brien County Hurdle if he scrapes in at the bottom of the weights.
The five-year-old, who holds entries in the Coral Cup, Vincent O'Brien County Handicap Hurdle and Martin Pipe Conditional Jockeys' Handicap Hurdle, is to wait for Aintree as he has a muscle problem.
--Bryan Rohlfsen, O'Brien County, $1,500 penalty, and to cease alleged illegal burning of solid waste.
Arrayan, who holds entries in the Vincent O'Brien County Hurdle and the Conditional Jockey's Hurdle contest named in honour of Martin Pipe, could set up another double bid with victory at the Esher track today.
Katie Walsh (brother of Ruby) has claims to being the Festival's First Lady this week after riding her second winner on Thousand Stars in the Vincent O'Brien County Hurdle.
At the moment you can get 10-1 for Tawaagg (2.05) in Friday's Vincent O'Brien County Handicap Hurdle.