Matt Voigts

07/23/2014 - 12:00pm

Road construction on Highway 3 recently reached Clarion, where the route locally becomes Central Avenue.

According to Roy Gelhaus, Resident Construction Engineer at the Iowa Department of Transportation, tile work and patching has already been completed in Clarion and is expected to be completed by press time in Humboldt at the project’s western edge. For the next several...

07/23/2014 - 11:53am
At their July 21 meeting, The Wright County Supervisors approved contracts with the Mid-Iowa Development Association (MIDAS) Council of Governments to continue offering public transportation. They also approved sub-contractor contracts with the Cities of Clarion and Eagle Grove amid the City of Clarion’s discussions about whether or not to...
07/16/2014 - 11:10am
Emilia first came to the U.S.A. in 1996. She walked five days through the desert before she was intercepted and returned to Mexico. She set out again and was again sent back. By the time she and her fellow travelers made it on their fifth try, they had walked 25 days. Emilia had relatives in Clarion. She sought a job near there at a local...
07/16/2014 - 11:02am
At their July 14 meeting, the Wright County Supervisors voted to continue filing joint social service cost reports with Humboldt County for the time being. The decision prefigures a larger one to be made by September: whether or not to regionalize social service case management will be handled by a Wright County employee or regionalized. At...
07/09/2014 - 11:55am
The Dirty Oars paddled their way to victory at Lake Cornelia’s third annual dragon boat races on Sunday, July 6, which culminated a weekend of lakeside Independence Day activities. “It’s fun just being able to go out and the lake and talk between the races,” said Oarsman Che Hanson. The team – made up of full-time...
07/09/2014 - 11:52am
The Clarion City Council approved the first reading of ordinance amendments that – if passed – will increase water and sewer bills 25% and 33% respectively. More information can be found in a letter from Shelley Pohlman, City Administrator, to be published in our next issue. The increases will go to fund upgrades to the City’...
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