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01/17/2018 - 11:13am

Learning to put your best foot forward is something we all have to do. But while it can be nerve-wracking to figure out how to dress and act in different social and work situations, with some practice (and maybe a little help), anyone can learn how to present themselves well. So learned a group of special education students from the Clarion-Goldfield-Dows and Eagle Grove High Schools last week...

01/03/2018 - 12:05pm
Wright County District Junior Fair manager Tricia Rosendahl, accompanied by several board members, presented the annual report and funding request to the Wright County Supervisors at their final meeting of the year on December 26th. Their capital campaign was another huge success, and even better is that the mortgage is completely paid in full....
01/03/2018 - 11:55am
“The one-room schoolhouse in Gazebo Park is Wright County’s own contribution to American History.” So stated an article in the June 17, 1982 edition of the Wright County Monitor, which highlighted the schoolhouse as the symbol of Clarion’s Festival in the Park.  On December 19, the old 4-H Schoolhouse Museum, which had...
01/03/2018 - 11:53am
Local quilters, rejoice—Clarion now has its very own sewing store. Sally’s Sewing Room, owned by local quilter Sally Woodley, will officially open on January 4. The store is located at 110 North Main Street, between Envy Salon and the former Daisy’s On Main building (soon to be the location for Art U Creative and Preppy Farmer)....
12/20/2017 - 12:28pm
Whether it’s just a string of lights brightening up a porch or a multicolored wonderland, nothing quite says Christmas like a beautiful display of Christmas lights. If you enjoy driving around and seeing the displays, it’s worth making a stop at 210 1st Street NW in Clarion. There, if you tune to 88.7 FM on your radio, you’ll be...
12/20/2017 - 12:22pm
If you walked through the door at Chappy’s on Main the morning of December 14, the first thing you would have seen is a group of women unpacking a table stacked high with boxes of snacks. Further in, you’d find a group assembling snacks into goodie bags, then a few volunteers tying gift tags, and last, a flurry of gentlemen moving...
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