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08/24/2016 - 10:10am

On August 17, Clarion’s Monsanto location held a community lunch and tours of their seed packing facility. Originally meant as a “thanks with franks” event, visitors enjoyed hot dogs and a look at what goes on inside of a packaging plant.

Visitors first learned how samples of seed are taken from bins, sorted, and examined for quality. Good samples are taken and planted...

08/10/2016 - 10:32am
Bob EnTin, high school business teacher, retired lawyer and former teacher, has recently started two new ventures: a move to the Meadows Independent Living, and blogging about his experiences. Some of the regular activities at the Meadows gave EnTin the idea for his blog. “We do new puzzles all the time,” EnTin said. “They...
08/10/2016 - 10:29am
Wright County Heroes Week, set to begin Sunday, September 11, still needs official approval from the county supervisors, but planning for the commemoration event that day is under way. The idea to honor first responders came from Tom Frantz, a veteran and member of the Clarion EMS team, who for the past six years has put together a Christmas light...
08/10/2016 - 10:20am
Monday’s county supervisors meeting continued to illustrate the central conflict of opinion regarding Prestage’s proposed pork processing plant: county officials and citizens who believe the plant will have overall positive effects on the local economy, schools and businesses, vs. citizens who believe environmental damages and other...
08/03/2016 - 10:49am
On July 27, a group of local and state conservation workers gathered for a groundbreaking ceremony celebrating the establishment of a CREP (Conservation Reserve Enhancement Program) wetland in Wright County. The new wetland, which will be located in section 34 of Norway Township, is set to start construction in August and be finished by the end of...
08/03/2016 - 10:46am
The third public hearing regarding Prestage’s proposed pork processing plant took place Monday with the intent that citizens could voice their opinions on the economic development agreement introduced last week. To start with, Economic Development Director Bryce Davis summarized the agreement. As stated last week, the county would pay back...
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