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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 people owned and lived there until 1995, when it was...

05/18/2016 - 10:21am
Clarion’s two car dealerships, located on Highway 3 East, have long served the community in both sales and service. Now, Pritchard’s Clarion Auto Center and Wright County Motors will no longer be in competition—they’ve come together as Wright County Motors Pritchard Family Auto Store. Both staffs are now working together at...
05/18/2016 - 10:12am
Just as farmers have to work hard come spring for a good harvest, so does the home gardener. To have tasty veggies in the summer and fall, some start weeks before the last frost, planting seeds indoors, ordering seedlings, and planning out their plots. But what of the would-be gardener who doesn’t have the space to plant? For the last seven...
05/11/2016 - 10:06am
Melvin Jones, the founder of Lions Clubs International, thought that men who are successful because of their drive, intelligence and ambition should put their talents to work by improving their communities. The Clarion Lions Club, which on May 1 turned 69 years old, is fulfilling that goal through service projects and gifts. In recognition for...
05/11/2016 - 10:01am
Approximately 560 fifth grade students and 70 adults from Humboldt, Hamilton, Webster and Wrightcounties had a unique educational experience at the 2016 Youth Environmental Ag Days.  This was the 21styear for the event which was held May 2-5 at the Wright County Fairgrounds in Eagle Grove.  The program was developed by and continues to...
05/11/2016 - 9:48am
At 11:05 p.m., 151 Iowa veterans landed at the Fort Dodge Regional Airport, home from their Honor Flight to Washington D.C. At least 300 spectators waited for their return and cheered each veteran as they disembarked from the plane. The group had the opportunity to visit the World War II, Korean War Veterans, and Vietnam Veterans memorials, as...
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