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07/20/2016 - 10:08am

After taking care of other county business, the Wright supervisors readjourned to the courtroom to accommodate the more than 70 visitors who attended the readings for Ordinances 51 and 50, which would re-zone the southeast quarter of section 21 of Troy Township as Industrial to allow for future development of Prestage Foods’ pork processing plant and tweak regulations to allow any...

06/29/2016 - 10:04am
The Wright Christian Reformed Church in rural Kanawha has been home to many souls in Wright and Hancock counties over its 125 years. On Sunday, June 26, the church celebrated those years and the changes that have happened—from the days of German immigrants who helped start the church, to expanding the building, sponsoring the Kanawha...
06/22/2016 - 10:23am
A feature of Clarion’s landscape for three-fourths of the town’s history, the Queen Anne style A. D. Box House on Central Avenue has been home to a variety of people over the years. In 1901, Box, a liveryman, built the house with an eye for entertaining; it was turned into a boarding house sometime before the 40s. A few different...
06/22/2016 - 10:20am
The Clarion Area Transit, or CAT Van, usually makes about 40 stops a day for locals in need of a ride. Confusion about the service going back to Wright County Transit has caused some of those regular riders to worry the service won’t be the same. The van will operate at the same times with the same rates—the only difference is that now...
06/22/2016 - 10:06am
The Woolstock Fire Department received life-saving grain bin rescue equipment through a donation from Farm Credit Services of America (FCSAmerica). A grain bin rescue exercise followed to train firefighters in the use of the specialized equipment. The Woolstock Fire Department received a 10-panel system, slide hammer and other accessories...
06/15/2016 - 10:20am
Hospice for Wright County, since being sold in April to Heartland Healthcare, has taken on some new staff, a new (temporary) location, and a new name: Gateway Hospice. Now under the umbrella of The Ensign Group, the same company that has operated the Clarion Wellness and Rehabilitation Center for several years, Gateway Hospice hopes to continue to...
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