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08/26/2015 - 4:31pm

On Monday, the county supervisors sat as drainage trustees at an annexation hearing set to discuss the addition of 70 acres of land to Drainage District #131. The annexation was approved, but not before extensive discussion.

            Luke Huggins of McClure Engineering presented information about the land surveyed, including...

08/26/2015 - 4:21pm
Manie and Elmarie Nel, owners of the Clarion Locker, were awarded first place in the State Fair’s Best of the Wurst competition for their uncooked bratwurst. They also received the Reserve Champion award for their smoked and cured ham from the Iowa Meat Processors Association.           ...
08/26/2015 - 3:59pm
            Children get nutritious meals at school, but what about the weekends, when families struggling with money won’t have the National School Lunch Program for assistance? The Backpack Program, a food relief program for families of schoolchildren in the district, is gearing up for...
08/12/2015 - 11:34am
“Fond Memories of Alvina” presented Sunday at Museum   Thanks to all of the remembrances and stories that are forever etched in the mind of Dr. Sandra Sellers Hanson, she once again brought to life her mother Alvina Sellers for the audience at the Heartland Museum on Sunday. As everyone followed along to the life and adventures of...
08/12/2015 - 11:33am
At the end of June, Clarion’s First United Methodist Church welcomed a new pastor, Mike Gudka. Gudka, who took over for retiring pastor Don Morrison, previously served at the United Methodist Church in La Porte City, Iowa, for six years, and in Ankeny for four years. For most of his adult life, however, he wasn’t a pastor. “I...
08/05/2015 - 4:26pm
Ray Sorensen II was on hand Saturday in Dows as he finished the final bit of painting of the Wright County Freedom Rock. Sorensen noted that this is his 32nd rock on the way to painting a Freedom Rock in all 99 counties. Although the tent around the rock is still in place, the painting is completely finished and awaiting a clear coat.   On...
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