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08/24/2016 - 10:10am

On August 17, Clarion’s Monsanto location held a community lunch and tours of their seed packing facility. Originally meant as a “thanks with franks” event, visitors enjoyed hot dogs and a look at what goes on inside of a packaging plant.

Visitors first learned how samples of seed are taken from bins, sorted, and examined for quality. Good samples are taken and planted...

08/03/2016 - 10:39am
There’s not much better than sitting down with friends over a cup of coffee. But where time and distance are a factor, such meetings are all the more sweet. So was the case on July 27 at Grounded on Main Street, where a group of women who once worked together at the old Clarion Clinic gathered for a time of memories and friendship. “...
07/27/2016 - 10:25am
Close to 115 people packed the Wright County Courtroom on Monday to voice opinions and learn about the county’s economic development agreement with Prestage Farms for the proposed processing plant. Farmers, businessmen, county government, and regular citizens all had their say, but the prevailing voice was that of the agricultural community...
07/27/2016 - 10:16am
On July 19, patients, friends, and coworkers of Dr. Tim Nagel attended an open house in his honor as he prepares to move to Colorado. His good-bye party was held almost 29 years to the day of his beginning his practice in Clarion. Nagel said the move didn’t come from wanting to leave Iowa, but the opportunity to try a different kind of...
07/27/2016 - 10:13am
The Clarion Public Library’s second summer activity brought in a local family of performers, the Hanson family with MACH 3 Enterprises, to surprise and entertain on July 19. The seven-member family group performed some great stunts and also encouraged children to read more about what they want to do and recycle what they can to have fun. The...
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...
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