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11/30/2016 - 11:38am

Starting at 6 p.m. on Monday, November 21, more than 100 people packed Chappy’s on Main to take part in the Holmes Christmas Club auction, a tradition in Wright County for close to 25 years.

Shelley Pohlman, an active member of the Club, said that his year, the auction raised about $22,000. “We’re very fortunate,” she said. 

The Holmes Christmas Club...

11/16/2016 - 11:50am
What is a veteran? “Someone who protects our country.” “Someone who cares for our freedom.” Why do we celebrate Veterans Day? “Because they’re really important to us.” “To celebrate the ones who’ve tried to save us.” “It makes me happy that I get to help celebrate them.”...
11/16/2016 - 11:44am
The plant isn’t even open, nor has construction even begun, but Prestage Foods of Iowa has already been busy in Wright County. “We’ve got two things brewing right now,” said Chief Operating Officer of Prestage Foods of Iowa Jere Null. The first is a Subcontractor and Vendor Outreach Fair which will be held Tuesday, Dec. 13...
11/16/2016 - 11:35am
Clarion-Goldfield-Dows head volleyball coach Katrina TerHark has released her team’s final overall stats, and conference only stats, for the 2016 season. Included are the All-NCC selections for the year. The team finished 18-16 overall, with a 3-4 record in the conference which tied them for fifth place. Humboldt took the league crown at 7-0...
11/09/2016 - 11:39am
Deputy Adam Nerlien said he and his K-9 partner, Ali, don’t often get to have interaction with the general community. “We’re mostly tied up with the small percentage of the public that breaks the law,” he said. However, they’ve recently had the opportunity to teach people about what they do to keep dangerous...
11/09/2016 - 11:36am
The Wright County 4-H Annual Meeting and Awards Day program was held Sunday, November 6, 2016 at the Clarion-Goldfield-Dows High School.  The meeting was called to order at 6 p.m. Wright County’s top award is the Chicago Award Trip.  This year the trip was awarded to 4-H’er who has shown outstanding personal growth, Sarah...
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