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07/09/2014 - 12:18pm

The Wright County Monitor welcomed a new member to their staff last week.

Jacob Snyder, who started working last Wednesday, said he is excited to begin reporting and eventually take the reins of the Monitor when current editor Matt Voigts leaves this fall to pursue his Ph.D. at the University of Nottingham.

“A position here will allow me to not only continue reporting...

06/11/2014 - 12:43pm
The first park the Festival will visit is Aquatic Center. Food: Walking Maid-Rites will be available for $5, while free culinary samples will be available to taste from Grounded, La Tienda, Plum Creek Winery, Garden Winery and Vineyard, Old Bank Winery, Sugar Pie Bakery and Café, Triple T Specialty Meats, and possibly more. Music:...
06/11/2014 - 12:40pm
Fitting for a weekend of local pride, Festival in the Park marks the first anniversary of That Iowa Girl, Clarion’s own shop for regional foods. “I think what a lot of our producers pride their products on is not being filled with preservatives and junk,” said Colette Johnson, owner. “Even things that are ‘naughty...
06/11/2014 - 12:30pm
On June 5, the Clarion Emergency Management Service rescued six boat crash victims from Lake Cornelia.  Volunteer victims, that is. “Thanks for hitting us, Steve!” joked the Powers family (Bob and Shelly and their sons Sam and Max) as they set sail toward Lake Cornelia’s middle with friend Mason Willey and roped their...
06/11/2014 - 12:27pm
Logan Holmes presented a carefully-considered statement of concern to the Clarion-Goldfield-Dows Transition Board, urging them to consider suspending sale of the Dows School Building for two years. The building held its last day of classes June 4. Holmes, a 2008 CG gradate and current resident of Dows, is a Clarion-Goldfield-Dows Middle School...
06/04/2014 - 12:26pm
“Lucky” has found a home: after nearly a year of roaming Clarion and the surrounding countryside, the shy but friendly pure-bred American hound is living at a pasture near Eagle Grove. He found it by following the only human he trusted through over 20 miles of backroads. That human is Clarion resident Carol Brott. “He’s...
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