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09/23/2016 - 12:14pm

In a special meeting this morning, the board of Supervisors unanimously voted to declare a state of emergency for Wright County due to a high accumulation of rainfall and flooded rural roads.

So far, flooding has been found to be particularly affecting the northern half of the county, prompting Belmond-Klemme Community Schools to dismiss class at 11:30 a.m. Heavy rainfall in Hancock...

09/14/2016 - 10:35am
The ninth rated (2A) Clarion-Goldfield-Dows/CAL football team gave visiting Osage more than they could handle last Friday night in a 54-8 home win for their third straight victory. The Cowboys set the tone early with three first-quarter scores. With 9:58 left in the period, a nice drive culminated with Nathan Rapp carrying the mail from a yard out...
09/07/2016 - 10:56am
There’s nothing like new ideas to bring people together, and there’s nothing like a haunted house for fun and thrills in the fall. These were some of the thoughts behind the Clarion Chamber’s planned Spooktacular Nights haunted house, set to run October 20-22. Members of the Chamber board and several volunteers are putting a lot...
09/07/2016 - 10:53am
Camp Courageous, located in Monticello, Iowa, is a camp for both kids and adults with disabilities. Thousands of campers age 1 to 105 visit annually, a testament to the non-profit’s dedication to provide opportunities for anyone, no matter their ability level, to get a true camp experience. For local middle school student Rebecca Dean, Camp...
09/07/2016 - 10:50am
On Sunday, Clarion Lights for a Cause and the Clarion Chamber and Development will honor county first responders with a 9/11 recognition service and a light show. Leading up to the service this week, we’re highlighting our Emergency Medical Services, or EMS branches, in the county. These highly trained Emergency Medical Technicians and other...
08/31/2016 - 10:29am
Hartley Friesleben has worked and farmed in and around Wright County for most of his long life. On September 14, he will turn 100—one more step forward in a life that’s been filled with memories, change, and a good times with his family. Hartley said he quit school in seventh grade and helped out on the family farm near Alexander until...
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