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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 egg processing facility, claimed...

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...
07/16/2014 - 11:04am
Ray and Becky Ellingston, of Belmond, started weaving because they enjoyed it. But now, they travel to fairs and shows around the state nearly year round and sell these creations ranging in color from orange and black to dark blue and just about every other combination you could think of. And this week was no different as the couple was just...
07/16/2014 - 11:02am
At their July 14 meeting, the Wright County Supervisors voted to continue filing joint social service cost reports with Humboldt County for the time being. The decision prefigures a larger one to be made by September: whether or not to regionalize social service case management will be handled by a Wright County employee or regionalized. At...
07/09/2014 - 12:18pm
The Wright County Monitor welcomed a new member to their staff last week. Jacob Snyder, who started working last Wednesday, said he is excited to begin reporting and eventually take the reins of the Monitor when current editor Matt Voigts leaves this fall to pursue his Ph.D. at the University of Nottingham. “A position here will allow...
07/09/2014 - 11:55am
The Dirty Oars paddled their way to victory at Lake Cornelia’s third annual dragon boat races on Sunday, July 6, which culminated a weekend of lakeside Independence Day activities. “It’s fun just being able to go out and the lake and talk between the races,” said Oarsman Che Hanson. The team – made up of full-time...
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