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09/28/2016 - 10:34am

At 7:30 Monday evening, about 70 people held a candlelight vigil in front of the Grandgeorge house to show love and support for Joy Grandgeorge, a Clarion resident severely affected by cancer. The group included members of Joy’s church family, the daycare children she’s cared for, and family friends.

The vigil was the idea of 8-year-old Kenna Chapman. Kenna and her mother,...

09/21/2016 - 10:46am
Our Wright County Heroes series concludes this week with a focus on firefighters. Firefighting services are required by the state, and the volunteers in Wright County step in to make sure our communities have that essential coverage. However, they do not just suppress fires; being a firefighter means being prepared to deal with a variety of...
09/14/2016 - 10:48am
On Sunday, September 11, Americans everywhere remembered the 2001 terror attacks. The citizens of Wright County held a solemn service of remembrance for those who gave their lives and also recognized those first responders—police, emergency medical staff, firefighters, and military—who keep our country safe on a daily basis. The main...
09/14/2016 - 10:46am
Six Wright County veterans are set to go on the Brushy Creek Area Honor Flight  Saturday, September 17. Aboard will be 162 passengers, approximately 150 veterans (included are 49 team leaders), and 12 personnel (doctor, nurses, EMT, videographer and staff). The cost for each veteran is $600, which is entirely covered by donations, and adds up...
09/07/2016 - 10:56am
There’s nothing like new ideas to bring people together, and there’s nothing like a haunted house for fun and thrills in the fall. These were some of the thoughts behind the Clarion Chamber’s planned Spooktacular Nights haunted house, set to run October 20-22. Members of the Chamber board and several volunteers are putting a lot...
09/07/2016 - 10:53am
Camp Courageous, located in Monticello, Iowa, is a camp for both kids and adults with disabilities. Thousands of campers age 1 to 105 visit annually, a testament to the non-profit’s dedication to provide opportunities for anyone, no matter their ability level, to get a true camp experience. For local middle school student Rebecca Dean, Camp...
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