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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...

10/26/2016 - 10:39am
At the Conference for the Iowa Council of Teachers of English on October 6 and 7, Clarion-Goldfield-Dows Middle School English teacher Melissa Springsteen-Haupt was named Middle School Teacher of the Year. Springsteen-Haupt earned both her BA in English Teaching and MA in English from the University of Northern Iowa. She has taught at Clarion-...
10/26/2016 - 10:36am
Close to 50 runners and 60 “zombie” volunteers made their way to the Eagle Grove Golf Course on Saturday for Parent Connection’s third annual Zombie Fun Run to Prevent Child Abuse. This year, the event was a two-mile run instead of a 5k, but the goal was the same: to raise funds to go toward child abuse prevention through...
10/26/2016 - 10:29am
The Clarion-Goldfield-Dows varsity volleyball squad may have only finished with around a .500 season record, but as everyone knows you throw out those records come regional time. If they continue to play like they did last week in a thrilling five-set win over the home Forest City (FC) Indians, they just might find themselves in the regional...
10/19/2016 - 10:33am
“People come and go in kids’ lives,” said Craig Carlson, executive director of Crossroads Youth and Family Center. “One of our goals is to get adults in their lives constant.” Crossroads got its start in 1995. The brick building on Main Street in Goldfield has seen some renovations over the years, including to the...
10/19/2016 - 10:27am
Early this summer, difficulties communicating during the county tornado drill scenario at the Fairgrounds proved that emergency radio updates were needed. This week, Sheriff Jason Schluttenhofer was able to announce that the county has secured a $200,000 matching grant from the state to go toward 66 radios for emergency vehicles in the county....
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