Kacey Ginn

02/21/2018 - 11:06am

For the past two weeks, normal court happenings have been somewhat disrupted as meetings have been set for new locations. The reason? Renovations of the Wright County courtroom have officially begun.

For the most part, work completed so far has simply been removing old drywall, flooring, even the worn courtroom pews in preparation for the remodel, which will include re-orienting the...

02/14/2018 - 11:15am
New emergency radios and radio towers aren’t the only recent improvements for local emergency responders. By the time you read this article, 911 operators in the Wright County dispatch center will have started using the PowerPhone system for emergency calls. Over the last few weeks, they have gone through training on the system and completed...
02/14/2018 - 11:12am
On February 8, Scouts everywhere celebrated Boy Scouts Day. It’s a time to recognize all the ways Scouting has helped boys and young men learn vital skills and develop as responsible citizens. However, the Boy Scouts could not be as successful as they are without the work of volunteer Scoutmasters, assistants, and parents to help out. Some...
02/07/2018 - 11:48am
“I rode motorcycles all my life, and had animals all my life.” So said Stan Riedel, a retired truck parts salesman and daredevil from Rowan. Riedel has always been passionate about rescue dogs, and has for a long time driven and raced vehicles of many kinds. Now, Riedel is putting those two passions together with a special raffle. To...
01/31/2018 - 11:03am
Over the last few years, staff in the Clarion-Goldfield-Dows school district have noticed changes in student demographics, particularly relating to poverty. This year, students and staff have come together to try to do something about it. Starting in December, Alondra Aragon, an FFA student in leadership, and Erin Halverson, school nurse,...
01/31/2018 - 10:50am
Though January is behind us, it’s not too late to make a change to better your health in the New Year. If you’d like to take part in a challenge to track weight loss or exercise, you have until February 5 to sign up with a team for Live Healthy Iowa’s 10-Week Wellness Challenge. The challenge goes from now through March 30. Teams...
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