I am Jim Thompson from Primghar, IA. I served 4 years in the USMC (Vietnam Veteran). I was employed for 5 years by the City Of Primghar as Lineman. I was employed for 34 years as Journeyman Lineman with North West REC. I served as Mayor of Primghar for 24 years. I am currently serving as a Board Member for Beecin, and The Community Agency ( local phone, internet, cable TV provider). I am a former Volunteer Fireman, O’Brien County Kinship Board Member, and Primghar Jaycee. I am married. My wife Joan and I have 6 children and 7 grandchildren. I am a lifelong resident of Primghar. I am a member of The United Church of Primghar and serve on the Pastor Parish Relations Committee.