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06/29/2016 - 10:10am

On June 23, Iowa Lieutenant Governor Kim Reynolds toured the Wright County Courthouse and discussed local issues with county officials. State Senator Dennis Guth and Representative Terry Baxter were also present. The discussion ranged from struggles finding places for those who need mental health care to funding for security and transit improvements. Though problems to be dealt with took the...

06/29/2016 - 10:07am
On June 22, The Hair Studio on Central Ave in Clarion celebrated its 25th year in business. Operated by Kay Marker with her sister-in-law, Brenda Kapka, and for the last 10 years with the help of Lisa Lawson, The Hair Studio was recognized by the Clarion Chamber for their dedication to the Clarion community. “I couldn’t have done it...
06/29/2016 - 10:04am
The Wright Christian Reformed Church in rural Kanawha has been home to many souls in Wright and Hancock counties over its 125 years. On Sunday, June 26, the church celebrated those years and the changes that have happened—from the days of German immigrants who helped start the church, to expanding the building, sponsoring the Kanawha...
06/22/2016 - 10:23am
A feature of Clarion’s landscape for three-fourths of the town’s history, the Queen Anne style A. D. Box House on Central Avenue has been home to a variety of people over the years. In 1901, Box, a liveryman, built the house with an eye for entertaining; it was turned into a boarding house sometime before the 40s. A few different...
06/22/2016 - 10:20am
The Clarion Area Transit, or CAT Van, usually makes about 40 stops a day for locals in need of a ride. Confusion about the service going back to Wright County Transit has caused some of those regular riders to worry the service won’t be the same. The van will operate at the same times with the same rates—the only difference is that now...
06/22/2016 - 10:06am
The Woolstock Fire Department received life-saving grain bin rescue equipment through a donation from Farm Credit Services of America (FCSAmerica). A grain bin rescue exercise followed to train firefighters in the use of the specialized equipment. The Woolstock Fire Department received a 10-panel system, slide hammer and other accessories...
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