News

08/16/2017 - 10:20am

Following the recommendation of an ad hoc EMS Advisory Council, the Wright County Board of Supervisors has passed a resolution declaring Emergency Medical Services (EMS) an Essential Service in Wright County.

In early 2016, city and county officials, including EMS agency leaders, hospital administrators and others formed an EMS Advisory Council at the request of the Board of Supervisors...

07/19/2017 - 10:17am
Last week, dozens of local young people from elementary school on up through high school showed hogs, rabbits, dairy and beef cattle, goats and more in the main show arena at the Wright County Fair. While they all worked hard, a few were honored when their animal was selected as champion in each category. Part of the experience for winners is to...
07/19/2017 - 10:14am
Since 2003, the Wright County Sheriff’s Department has protected the community with not only its officers, but the help of a service canine trained in narcotics detection and other tasks. This spring, K-9 unit Ali retired, and with the support of the community, the department’s K-9 handler, Deputy Adam Nerlien, has now taken on a new...
07/19/2017 - 10:03am
For years, the tagline for both the City of Clarion and for the Clarion Chamber and Development was “The birthplace of the 4-H emblem.” Gazebo Park is the site of the old schoolhouse building where the emblem was developed, and is a small museum dedicated to the history of 4-H. However, the building is unstaffed and rarely open to the...
07/12/2017 - 11:24am
Today, Ennis Corp is a thriving Clarion trucking business that employs about 30 drivers and 10 additional administrators, dispatchers, and mechanics. They haul refrigerated loads for companies like Hy-Vee, Monsanto, JB Swift, and Tyson across the Midwest and beyond. But in September of 1967, the company started with just one truck and one person...
07/12/2017 - 11:19am
This year, among all the other fun and attractions available at the Wright County Fair, a new free activity will be available: gaga ball, a game local kids and teens have enjoyed at different summer camps. The game will be set up thanks to two young ladies from the Lake Clovers 4-H Club: Kara Legleiter and MacKenna Hasty. Gaga ball is a form of...
Syndicate content