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09/20/2017 - 10:19am

While last week brought summer temperatures back to Clarion, fall is on its way. With it comes Halloween, and with Halloween will come the second year of Clarion’s new seasonal attraction: the Spooktacular Nights haunted house.

Since early spring of this year, a small group of planners and organizers have been discussing how to make Spooktacular Nights even better than last year....

09/06/2017 - 10:08am
Wright County is home to many ghost towns—what were once small, but functioning communities and what now might be only a house or farmstead, or nothing at all. From Moscow and Eagleville on the west side of the county to Fryeburg and Waterman in the eastern half, usually only locals, or historians, know anything about them. Florence, located...
09/06/2017 - 9:59am
Leroy Jensen has been a teacher, a farmer, and the Wright County Extension Education Director over the years, but he’s been a lifelong 4-Her.  For that, he has been selected as this year’s Wright County inductee to the Iowa 4-H Hall of Fame. Though he retired as Wright County Extension Education Director in 2009, he still remains...
09/06/2017 - 9:56am
This year, four new names appeared on the Clarion-Goldfield-Dows district teaching roster. However, none of them were stepping into the school buildings for the first time. All of them have some history in the C-G-D district. This spring, Macoy Rohrer was a graduate of Iowa State University, and graduated from Clarion-Goldfield High School in 2013...
08/30/2017 - 10:54am
According to Tim Hamilton, Scoutmaster for the Boy Scout Troop 1047, only one of every 100 Scouts will ever obtain the rank of Eagle Scout, the highest achievement in the BSA (Boy Scout of America). Achieving Eagle Scout shows the dedication of the young man and a level of encouragement from their parents. This year, three local Scouts—Jacob...
08/30/2017 - 10:47am
Wright County represented well at the State Fair this year, with more than a dozen individuals placing in livestock and crafting categories. One husband and wife team from Goldfield distinguished themselves with multiple honors in two different areas: Roy and Jodi Kraft, with Roy taking several ribbons in the apiary (beekeeping) competition, and...
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