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07/18/2018 - 12:12pm

Knute and Amanda Severson have returned (Knute) and moved (Amanda) to Clarion and the community is better for it! The Severson family has been in the Clarion area for a handful of generations. Amanda is new to our area and became a ‘Severson’ in August a year ago, when the two were married.

The couple now resides on a farmstead where Knute’s great grandfather lived....

07/11/2018 - 12:17pm
Starting this month, Wright County Economic Development has a new director. Cindy Litwiller of Fort Dodge is settling in to her new office at the Wright County Courthouse, ready to start facilitating new projects and helping area businesses get the support they need to grow. “I’m trying to learn about the projects and getting things...
07/11/2018 - 12:13pm
I think many would agree that the Wright County Fair just keeps getting better and better. To make that happen, it takes the collaborative efforts of many people. For starters, the Fair Board devotes countless hours over the course of the entire year researching, planning, and confirming events and entertainment. But there are also numerous other...
07/03/2018 - 11:45am
As 4-H and FFA members make last minute preparations of their exhibits for the Wright County Fair set for July 11th through 16th, the following four females are also getting ready for the competition to be crowned the Wright County Fair Queen. On July 11th, a committee of judges will carefully interview the ladies to select the royalty based on...
07/03/2018 - 11:43am
In July 2016, only a week after the 2016 Wright County Fair, a strong storm blew through Eagle Grove, downing limbs and whole trees on practically every street. Some homes and businesses had significant damage to repair, and the Fairgrounds were no exception: the free stage was destroyed, the Catholic food stand was damaged, and a flag pole and...
07/03/2018 - 11:42am
erience for a lot of young people. The organization is well-known for helping students learn responsibility and leadership skills, with studies bearing out the correlation 4-H has with academic achievement, civic engagement, and more. But there’s another simple way 4-H can help young people grow: by encouraging them to try new things. This...
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