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09/17/2014 - 12:15pm

One day. Five memorials, a stop at the Arlington National Cemetery and a tour of Washington D.C.

 

More than a hundred veterans, a dozen of those from Wright County, along with their guardians, support personnel and other volunteers participated in the ninth Brushy Creek Honor Flight to D.C. on Sept. 6, 2014.

 

Though there was much to see and...

09/04/2014 - 2:33pm
Though often behind the scenes, the eight members of the Wright County Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) will play a critical role in emergency and disaster situations.   Wright County Emergency Management Coordinator Jim Lester, County met with the volunteers of this newly formed group on the evening of August 27 to talk about...
09/04/2014 - 1:58pm
After more than 10 years in the making, a Clarion-Goldfield High School graduate's first published book is now in a store near you.   John Abraham-Watne, a 2002 graduate of the High School, recently released his debut novel, “Our Senior Year."   The book launch was September 3 at Magers & Quinn Booksellers in...
09/04/2014 - 12:04pm
Defense Attorney Joseph McCarville, of Fort Dodge, said Tuesday morning that Corey Trott, may have committed a crime, but it was not first-degree murder.   Trott has been charged with shooting and killing Rockwell City Police Officer Jamie Buenting in the early morning hours of Sept. 13, 2013 while Buenting and a team of officers were...
08/28/2014 - 4:12pm
Whether it be surrealism, drawing portraits, or just doodling, Kaira Downing has a passion for art.   Downing has brought this passion as well as five years experience to the Clarion-Goldfield-Dows School District this year where she will teach elementary art.   And she is happy to be back in a small town.    ...
08/28/2014 - 4:10pm
Stand up and fight for the people of his state. That’s what Adam Gregg vows to do if elected Attorney General of Iowa.   Gregg dropped by the Wright County Monitor office last Wednesday afternoon, his 69th stop on the campaign trail to visit all of Iowa’s 99 counties.   “I’ve gotten really positive...
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