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05/04/2016 - 10:15am

This Saturday, three veterans from Wright County, along with 148 other northern Iowa veterans, will get the chance to remember fallen comrades be honored for their service to our country. Earl Odland, Jr. (Clarion, World War II), Allyn Christenson (Clarion, Korean War), and Roger Oppedahl (Goldfield, Vietnam War) will leave from the Ft. Dodge Regional airport early and return late from a trip...

04/20/2016 - 10:11am
On April 15, Wright County Public Health and healthcare provider the Ensign Group announced that the latter would be taking over Wright County’s hospice services. The change came after the county recognized the need to streamline the public health budget and after long discussions about what was best for the county. Karl Helgevold, county...
04/20/2016 - 10:09am
The night of April 12 saw Fuel in Clarion packed with close to 120 visitors. The event? Mr. G’s Spring Style show. The annual event has, for the last 20 years, allowed local women a preview of the fashions Mr. G’s For Her will have available for the spring. Guests enjoyed salad, chicken and pasta, and dessert while models walked from...
04/20/2016 - 10:06am
100 Great Iowa Nurses, an organization dedicated to celebrating the achievements of nurses and providing scholarships for nursing students, announced their 100 honorees for their 2016 awards on March 1. Linda Rosenbaum, nurse leader at Iowa Specialty Hospital – Clarion, was one of them. Rosenbaum, who’s been in her current position for...
04/13/2016 - 10:15am
John Deere’s majority acquisition of Hagie Manufacturing has created some backlash both in Clarion and the wider agricultural community. Locals are concerned that this spells doom for a major job provider, and others don’t like the idea of one large company owning more of the market. But according to Alan Hagie, grandson of Hagie...
04/13/2016 - 10:12am
On Friday, Iowa Specialty Hospital in Clarion hosted Iowa Senator Chuck Grassley. Grassley took a tour of the hospital and spoke with personnel and community members about their concerns. Grassley said that on days when there are no votes in the Senate, he comes back to Iowa. “When we had our 2-week recess, I was in 19 different counties,...
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