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07/30/2015 - 1:29pm

The Wright County Board of Supervisors discussed road projects, poultry layoffs, and the county farm during their regular meeting on Monday, July 27. The meeting began with County Engineer Adam Clemons presenting the board with an update on a resolution to establish a temporary speed limit on 270th Street east of Eagle Grove. Due to construction work, two miles of the gravel road will be used...

07/01/2015 - 10:53am
2015 Clarion-Goldfield-Dows graduate Mason Willey, who brought home two medals from state track in May, recently participated in the annual Senior All-Star Spotlight Track & Field Meet held at the University of Dubuque. High school athletes from all over Iowa, along with neighboring states Illinois and Wisconsin, are invited to this...
07/01/2015 - 10:50am
            Tuesday June 23, the Heartland Museum opened its doors to young kids for a four-hour event. From 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. the kids got hands on experience of historical events. As the kids began to roll in, they had bags with their names on them and nametags so the other kids and helpers...
06/29/2015 - 11:01am
At 4:22 am, on Saturday, June 27th, Eagle Grove Police Officers responded to a call in the 400 block of North Iowa Ave, in Eagle Grove, for a man with lacerations to his leg.  When officers arrived they learned that the man had been stabbed.  The subject was transported to Iowa Specialty Hospital in Clarion for treatment. The Eagle Grove...
06/25/2015 - 10:46am
It's the end of an era as Rochelle Pohlman winds down her career as Clarion's City Administrator.      Pohlman started working for the city in November of 1984 as a utility billing clerk. Over the next thirty years she would become instrumental in managing the city, becoming the city's payroll clerk, administrative...
06/25/2015 - 10:45am
Action opens up county, state resources   Wright County Emergency Management Coordinator Jim Lester presented a resolution declaring a state of emergency for the county after a severe storm rolled through early Monday morning, and it was approved at the Board of Supervisors meeting. The action is necessary to mobilize county resources to...
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