Kacey Ginn

07/03/2018 - 11:43am

In July 2016, only a week after the 2016 Wright County Fair, a strong storm blew through Eagle Grove, downing limbs and whole trees on practically every street. Some homes and businesses had significant damage to repair, and the Fairgrounds were no exception: the free stage was destroyed, the Catholic food stand was damaged, and a flag pole and many trees were downed. In total, there was an...

07/03/2018 - 11:42am
erience for a lot of young people. The organization is well-known for helping students learn responsibility and leadership skills, with studies bearing out the correlation 4-H has with academic achievement, civic engagement, and more. But there’s another simple way 4-H can help young people grow: by encouraging them to try new things. This...
06/27/2018 - 10:39am
Longtime Clarion resident Denny Bowman says that the need for a recreation center in town is an ongoing discussion. Over his time here, there have been no fewer than five attempts to start planning a rec center project. “We’ve never been able to pull it off,” Bowman said. But if the June 19 public meeting is any indication, that...
06/27/2018 - 10:24am
While news of a new apartment building coming to Clarion is exciting for those feeling the crunch of the housing crisis, residents near the proposed site have some concerns about what the apartments mean for the city. Some residents of the nearby White Fox Landing development asked about the development at the June 18 city council meeting. Jordan...
06/27/2018 - 10:17am
In January 2017, former Clarion resident Sandra Sellers Hanson received the Modern Language Association’s prestigious Francis Andrew March Award, which recognizes outstanding teachers of English. “It was a lovely cap to my career as a professor and English Department Chairperson at LaGuardia Community College,” Hanson said in a...
06/20/2018 - 2:36pm
In March of last year, Wright County Economic Development began working with MIDAS Council of Governments to develop a county-wide trails plan. In June 2017, a trails committee was also formed, composed of local residents and a few outside advisors. This week, MIDAS and the trails committee were able to bring a first draft of the trails plan...
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