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08/14/2019 - 11:55am

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            If you’ve visited Morse Lake in northern Wright County in the last several years for recreation or fishing, you may have noticed a few of the lake’s more undesirable qualities.  The lake is often very murky. There might be some suspicious looking algae floating around. If you tried to fish, chances are...

08/14/2019 - 11:52am
The Wright County Board of Supervisors approved a budget amendment at their regular meeting on Monday morning after a public hearing on the matter. The amendment made changes to the previous budget. One change that Auditor Betty Ellis pointed out was moving the ReNewTrient project into its own fund from the general basic fund. She noted there...
08/14/2019 - 11:51am
During the August meeting of the Clarion-Goldfield-Dows Board of Education, High School Principal Sheila Hudson and Elementary Principal Tricia Rosendahl appeared to present their updated student handbooks. The handbooks are done annually, though most changes are small. Hudson pointed out some bigger changes in the high school/middle school...
08/14/2019 - 11:47am
“Farming is the only job I’ve ever had,” said Ron Spangler of Eagle Grove, who worked the family farm with his dad since he was a young boy, eventually moving onto the homestead himself. “I grew up on a farm by Thor,” said his wife, Linda.   Growing up, Ron belonged to both FFA and 4-H, showing livestock at the...
08/14/2019 - 11:40am
            The Wright County Soil and Water Conservation District presented awards at the Wright County Farm Bureau's Membership Appreciation supper on August 6.              Jon and Mary Nissen of Renwick received the award for Iowa Farm Environmental...
08/07/2019 - 2:30pm
         The job of law enforcement today is a tough one, especially in a time when visual evidence is often demanded by the public and courts alike. Since this is the case, the Clarion Police Department is happy to have made an important purchase recently. If you have encountered one of the local officers lately, you may...
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