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11/25/2014 - 3:33pm

Belmond Mayor Al Mattison, Belmond City Council members and Keith Heim of MaxYield, urged the Wright County Board of Supervisors to strongly consider moving forward with the paving project south of Belmond.

 

And after a discussion about it, the Board responded that they would look at their...

11/25/2014 - 3:26pm
By simply looking at an individual, could you tell if they have some kind of a learning disability?   Many times, you can't. And that is especially true of ones like dyslexia, which is often why it is called the "hidden disability."   But by bringing back and applying the knowledge gained through attending the...
11/25/2014 - 3:10pm
Steve Haberman and John Rohrer have been co-directors of the Clarion-Goldfield-Dows Sideliners mentoring program since its inception.   But the two recently stepped down from their positions.   And Coy McLaughlin, whose wife is new C-G-D second grade teacher Hannah McLaughlin, and Kyle Disney will take their places....
11/24/2014 - 6:10pm
The annexation of approximately 14 acres of land into Drainage District #39 will extend the district further to the south.   County Drainage Attorney David Johnson highlighted the annexation as just one of the elements of the drainage agreement between Larry Anderson, a landowner in DD #23, and the Wright County Board of Supervisors...
11/19/2014 - 3:12pm
First graders meet world.   Jacob Snyder, editor of The Wright County Monitor, paid a visit to Pam Simmons-Bailey's classroom last Thursday to talk a little bit about what he does and some of the basic skills necessary for a job in the newspaper industry and many others for that matter.   This visit, coordinated by...
11/19/2014 - 2:36pm
The FirstNet organization is the first of its kind.   And the FirstNet broadband network will revolutionize how public safety personnel communicate with one another.   Shawn Wagner, a FirstNet outreach specialist, presented information to Wright County first responders on November 13.   "So, right now we're in...
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