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...

06/20/2018 - 2:33pm
Last week, Clarion area residents got an up-close look at some exciting technology: a solar-powered car, designed by the PrISUm solar team from Iowa State University. During June, the PrISUm team students are making visits to Iowa communities as part of a “Sun Run.” On June 14, they visited Clarion, setting up in the Shopko parking lot...
06/13/2018 - 3:14pm
When Dr. Todd Eibes entered his Belmond operating room on May 14, it was just another day. Having performed bariatric surgeries for more than 15 years, he was exceptionally well prepared for the procedure that was, for him, routine. But the occasion marked a special event for Iowa Specialty Hospital: the 1,000th weight loss surgery performed in...
06/13/2018 - 3:09pm
Out of 8,232 registered voters in Wright County, 1,352 voted during the primary election on June 5, a voter turnout of 16.42 percent. For the Republican party, there were 993 voters; for Democrats, 350; and Libertarians, nine. (Libertarians earned major party status in Iowa and thus separate ballots when their 2016 presidential nominee, Gary...
06/13/2018 - 3:03pm
As progress on the 4-H schoolhouse museum marches forward, some improvements have been added that were donated by locals with a long history in 4-H. Terry and Sharon Evans recently donated a flag pole with American Flag in memory of Sharon’s parents, Raymond and Marie Hilpipre, who were longtime 4-H leaders in Wright County. Ron and Florine...
06/06/2018 - 11:20am
Clarion’s new recreation director, Scott Simmons, arrived just in time to start working on the kids’ summer ball season. Now that the league is underway—and fall sports need to be planned for—Simmons said that so far, “It’s just been going 100 mph.”  Simmons—not related to previous rec director...
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