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07/23/2014 - 12:00pm

Road construction on Highway 3 recently reached Clarion, where the route locally becomes Central Avenue.

According to Roy Gelhaus, Resident Construction Engineer at the Iowa Department of Transportation, tile work and patching has already been completed in Clarion and is expected to be completed by press time in Humboldt at the project’s western edge. For the next several...

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...
07/09/2014 - 11:52am
The Clarion City Council approved the first reading of ordinance amendments that – if passed – will increase water and sewer bills 25% and 33% respectively. More information can be found in a letter from Shelley Pohlman, City Administrator, to be published in our next issue. The increases will go to fund upgrades to the City’...
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