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11/30/2016 - 11:38am

Starting at 6 p.m. on Monday, November 21, more than 100 people packed Chappy’s on Main to take part in the Holmes Christmas Club auction, a tradition in Wright County for close to 25 years.

Shelley Pohlman, an active member of the Club, said that his year, the auction raised about $22,000. “We’re very fortunate,” she said. 

The Holmes Christmas Club...

11/09/2016 - 11:29am
Every child has a right to be safe, healthy, intellectually stimulated, and nurtured—that’s the belief that powers Building Families and their associated programs in Wright County. Angela Wesselink, coordinator of the Parent Connection program, has been hard at work during the last year to both provide quality family services through...
11/08/2016 - 9:53am
On Wednesday, six days before their campaigns’ end, the Democratic Party candidates for state senate and house seats, as well as Kim Weaver, candidate for U.S. House of Representatives opposing incumbent Steve King, visited with a small group of dedicated supporters at the Clarion Pizza Ranch. Though today the votes wil be cast, the...
11/02/2016 - 10:33am
On Halloween night, little ghosts, ghouls, and their families made an extra stop while trick-or-treating at the Clarion Aquatic Center concession stand for a hot dog supper provided by the Clarion Police Department. Police Chief Steve TerHark said it was a fun way to be involved in the community, but the freewill donation supper had another...
11/02/2016 - 10:29am
Nature’s Wood Shop occupies almost half of main street in downtown Rowan, a tiny hamlet in Wright County. But don’t let the modest setting fool you. Dale and Tami Hollman are colorful, talented and hard working custom picture framers who have built their business from the ground up and now cater to a large clientele of wildlife groups...
11/02/2016 - 10:15am
Last Tuesday night in Forest City, the Clarion-Goldfield-Dows volleyball team continued their strong postseason play in a four-set win over Garner-Hayfield/Ventura. Scores were: L26-24, W25-19, W15-13 and W25-20.  “We came out and took care of business,” said a pleased head coach Katrina TerHark. “We let a close first set...
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