Matt Voigts

07/30/2014 - 2:11pm

Anthony proposed when Miriam was waking up, because he wanted her to think she was having a dream.    

She was taking a nap on one of their regular visits to his parents’ house. Mitchell, Anthony’s brother and best man to be, was on a computer in the same room. During his wedding toast, Mitchell recalled how Anthony’s hands were shaking as he told...

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’...
07/02/2014 - 1:01pm
At their June 30 meeting, the Clarion-Goldfield-Dows School Board approved the sale of the former Dows school building to Alex Mortonson, Pioneer dealer. They also gifted the property’s football field and playground to the City of Dows. The district will retain the building’s former parking lot for undetermined future uses, but is...
07/02/2014 - 12:59pm
Brad Leckrone came to Wright County Social Services in 1998 after a career in law enforcement. His duties expanded to cover Humboldt and Pocahontas Counties in 2012. Later this month, he’ll move on to a new career in Information Technologies support at Next Generation Technologies in Buffalo Center. Before the move, Brad sat down with...
06/25/2014 - 12:26pm
“I just thought it was going to be a lot of paperwork,” Miriam Meinke said. She was used to paperwork. For years, Miriam had dutifully applied for work visas, as had several members of her family, at a not-insubstantial cost.Each year, they had wondered if they would be denied. In 2011, she married Anthony, her high school...
06/25/2014 - 12:06pm
At their June 23 meeting, the Wright County Supervisors heard reports of damage caused by severe thunderstorms on June 16 and 18. “We’ve had some flooding, we got some rain,” said Adam Clemons, Wright County Engineer, with dry (figuratively speaking) understatement. Clemons cited a rural resident’s rain gauge that had...
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