News

02/03/2016 - 12:05pm

On January 27, Mosaic, an organization that helps and advocates for people with intellectual disabilities, held an event they call a “Discover the Possibilities Tour” at the Eagle Grove Memorial Library. Sarah Holmes, Mosaic in Wright County’s community relations manager, said that she herself had discovered a lot about Mosaic when she started working for them last year....

01/06/2016 - 11:06am
In one of his stops along his “full Grassley” tour, which will take him to the last of 99 Iowa counties by Thursday, former Arkansas governor and Republican presidential candidate Mike Huckabee visited Hagie Manufacturing in Clarion on Monday. A crowd of about 30 Hagie employees and community members listened as Huckabee spoke about...
01/06/2016 - 11:04am
It started when Wright County resident Karen Weld’s sister Jill Murray of Burnsville, Minnesota, took a week-long flower arranging class instructed by a nationally-known floral arranger. “The gal encouraged Jill to apply to volunteer as a Rose Bowl parade float worker,” said Weld. “Jill made contacts in April and we found...
12/30/2015 - 10:51am
Here is a list of just a few of the news highlights of 2015. January Logan Nelson and Taylor Kruger are crowned Winterfest King and Queen at Clarion-Goldfield-Dows on Friday, January 16. February The Cowboy wrestling team is officially set to return to Des Moines to defend their Class 1A State Duals title. They win the title and earn second place...
12/30/2015 - 10:33am
Though a continued hearing for the requested road vacation of Buchanan Avenue between C56 and 310th Street was supposed to occur at the December 28 supervisor’s meeting, the hearing was cancelled due to Daybreak Food’s withdrawal of the vacation request. The supervisors received a formal letter of withdrawal, which was read at the...
12/23/2015 - 11:42am
Clarion’s wrestling community came forward for the second year in a row to give to others this holiday season. Alexis Morgan, director of the county’s HOPES (Healthy Opportunities for Parents to Experience Success) program, explained that the Cowboy wrestlers and Team Valley—and their families—again helped to provide gifts...
Syndicate content