Kim Demory

07/23/2014 - 11:50am

Upper Des Moines Opportunity wants to make sure all students head back to school on Monday, Aug. 18, with a new backpack filled with the supplies they need to have an A+ year.  Last year, they helped in excess of 200 students, and that number is anticipated to grow even more this year.  Of course, they couldn’t have done it without the generous donations of community members...

07/02/2014 - 1:02pm
Angie Charlson, a Clarion resident, has lived in Wright County her entire life, with the exception of two years while attending college. During her growing up years, Charlson was a 4-H member for nine years. She belonged to the Blaine Blue Ribbon Winners until it dissolved, and then served as Chapter President of the Lincoln Leaders. Her leaders...
04/09/2014 - 1:45pm
How far would you be willing to go to help someone in need; someone whose poverty level is so great they can’t afford regular medical attention; to support a child in school who could learn for a year for only $120, including tuition, uniform, and one hot meal a day?  For 12 members of the Holy Family Cluster, of St....
03/19/2014 - 11:47am
Something that’s fun and good for you?  That’s right.  It really does exist, and the 69 women who come from Clarion, Goldfield, Eagle Grove, and Humboldt, taking Piloxing Fusion with Lisa Russell can attest to it. While many admit, it really is a “love/hate” relationship, the love of the benefits of the...
03/12/2014 - 3:25pm
If you were around in the 1950s, chances are you watched an episode or two of “The Adventures of Superman” starring George Reeves.  But did you know he was born George Keefer Brewer, son of Don and Helen Brewer in Woolstock, Iowa on January 5, 1914?  That means, this year would have been his 100th birthday.  To...
01/08/2014 - 1:02pm
There were three new little ones born in Wright County on January 1, 2014, but Dezirae Rose Lenz has the title of being the first baby of the new year. Dustin Lenz and Breanna Jensen, Dezirae’s dad and mom, never imagined they would have a New Year’s baby since her due date was December 27. “We were hoping for a Christmas...
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