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08/06/2014 - 12:49pm

Note: As most readers know, Clarion will be 150 years old in 2015.

 

To do their part in helping prepare for the sesquicentennial celebration, the Wright County Monitor staff and writers decided to start a new column called “Becoming Clarion.”


The first article is in the August 7 issue of the Wright County Monitor....

07/23/2014 - 11:50am
Upper Des Moines Opportunity wants to make sure all students head back to school on Monday, Aug. 18, with a new backpack filled with the supplies they need to have an A+ year.  Last year, they helped in excess of 200 students, and that number is anticipated to grow even more this year.  Of course, they couldn’t have done it...
07/16/2014 - 11:10am
Emilia first came to the U.S.A. in 1996. She walked five days through the desert before she was intercepted and returned to Mexico. She set out again and was again sent back. By the time she and her fellow travelers made it on their fifth try, they had walked 25 days. Emilia had relatives in Clarion. She sought a job near there at a local...
07/16/2014 - 11:06am
To anyone else, the pieces of wood laying on the ground near Lynn Anderson’s exhibit Thursday night appeared to be simply that, wood. But Lynn Anderson, a chainsaw artist from Fort Dodge who started L.A.'s Wildwood Creations, sees much more. He sees a beautiful piece of finished artwork, whether it be a barrell of apples or a mini...
07/16/2014 - 11:04am
Ray and Becky Ellingston, of Belmond, started weaving because they enjoyed it. But now, they travel to fairs and shows around the state nearly year round and sell these creations ranging in color from orange and black to dark blue and just about every other combination you could think of. And this week was no different as the couple was just...
07/16/2014 - 11:02am
At their July 14 meeting, the Wright County Supervisors voted to continue filing joint social service cost reports with Humboldt County for the time being. The decision prefigures a larger one to be made by September: whether or not to regionalize social service case management will be handled by a Wright County employee or regionalized. At...
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