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07/23/2014 - 12:00pm

Road construction on Highway 3 recently reached Clarion, where the route locally becomes Central Avenue.

According to Roy Gelhaus, Resident Construction Engineer at the Iowa Department of Transportation, tile work and patching has already been completed in Clarion and is expected to be completed by press time in Humboldt at the project’s western edge. For the next several...

07/23/2014 - 11:55am
After more than two decades of farming with his dad and siblings, Fr. Jerry Blake, at the age of 38, decided if he wanted to enter the seminary, this was the time to do it. Now, looking back more than 20 years later, Blake is happy he took the leap of faith and to be in Wright County. He arrived here the first part of June and is pastor at St...
07/23/2014 - 11:53am
At their July 21 meeting, The Wright County Supervisors approved contracts with the Mid-Iowa Development Association (MIDAS) Council of Governments to continue offering public transportation. They also approved sub-contractor contracts with the Cities of Clarion and Eagle Grove amid the City of Clarion’s discussions about whether or not to...
07/23/2014 - 11:50am
Upper Des Moines Opportunity wants to make sure all students head back to school on Monday, Aug. 18, with a new backpack filled with the supplies they need to have an A+ year.  Last year, they helped in excess of 200 students, and that number is anticipated to grow even more this year.  Of course, they couldn’t have done it...
07/16/2014 - 11:10am
Emilia first came to the U.S.A. in 1996. She walked five days through the desert before she was intercepted and returned to Mexico. She set out again and was again sent back. By the time she and her fellow travelers made it on their fifth try, they had walked 25 days. Emilia had relatives in Clarion. She sought a job near there at a local...
07/16/2014 - 11:06am
To anyone else, the pieces of wood laying on the ground near Lynn Anderson’s exhibit Thursday night appeared to be simply that, wood. But Lynn Anderson, a chainsaw artist from Fort Dodge who started L.A.'s Wildwood Creations, sees much more. He sees a beautiful piece of finished artwork, whether it be a barrell of apples or a mini...
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