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...

05/23/2018 - 10:01am
The Heartland Museum kicked off their start to the 2018 season with their annual open house on May 18. Visitors came to bid on silent auction items and enjoy good company, and also to get an early look at the year’s museum exhibits for free. While there is much to see at the Museum, including several additions over the last year, one of the...
05/16/2018 - 10:14am
Schools and law enforcement regularly undertake drills and training to be prepared for emergencies. Last week, representatives from the three Wright County school districts and all county law enforcement agencies took preparedness a step further by participating in a joint school safety workshop. Jim Lester, county emergency management coordinator...
05/16/2018 - 10:09am
In 1994, Clarion had four separate car dealerships. Over the years, the four consolidated down to two, and in 2016, Wright County Motors and Pritchard Auto combined into one at the Wright County Motors location. There, the business continued to sell new Ford, Chrysler, RAM, Jeep, and Dodge vehicles, and also provided maintenance service. At the...
05/11/2018 - 3:41pm
In 1968, in the former Mercy Hospital building in Fort Dodge, a small human service organization got its start. The organization? Community and Family Resources, which today helps thousands of people in north central Iowa improve their lives by overcoming addictions. Fifty years after their start, they’re beginning construction on a new...
05/11/2018 - 3:38pm
Wednesday, May 2, was the annual Clarion-Goldfield-Dows staff appreciation event. Every year, teachers and staff members are recognized for their years of service, retirees share memories, and the nominees and winner of the Golden Apple Award are announced. Forty students and community members nominated teachers to receive the Golden Apple...
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