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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...

11/30/2016 - 11:33am
For more than a year, a dilapidated house owned by Roger Anderson at 603 and 605 1st Street SE has been a concern repeatedly brought up to the Clarion city council. Though earlier plans had the house’s removal set for December 2015, it still stands. Judy Haugland, who lives across the street from the property, addressed the council about the...
11/30/2016 - 11:29am
On November 22, Carmen’s Supermarket celebrated its first anniversary in business on Clarion’s East Central Avenue. The grocery, which specializes in Mexican and Central American food fare, also stocks some more traditional American food. Carmen admits they have never had a business venture like this one in the past. “We like to...
11/23/2016 - 10:03am
The Wright County Sheriff’s Office has identified the 2 year old girl found in Galt early this afternoon. The child has been placed in the custody of the Iowa Department of Human Services. Authorities believe the van involved in this incident has also been located and no further assistance from the public is needed at this time. “We...
11/22/2016 - 5:21pm
At approximately 1:30pm this afternoon the Wright County Sheriff’s Office responded to report of an unattended child in Galt. Deputies found a female who they believe to be approximately 2 years of age. She has shoulder length black hair with a pony tail in the back. She has brown eyes. She is approximately 36 inches tall and weighs 30...
11/21/2016 - 3:59pm
A lot of people plan on doing a great deal of holiday baking, either for family tradition, gifts to give out, or just to make it feel like Christmastime. Few, however, would take on the work of making 120 pies in one go—which is what Marcie Brodersen and her family do every year for the annual hospital auxiliary pie sale. This is the fifth...
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