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05/23/2018 - 2:11pm

Last year, Governor Branstad signed the Election Modernization and Integrity Act into law, more commonly called the voter ID law. Now, Iowa Secretary of State Paul Pate is educating voters on what this means for them at the polls. On May 15, he stopped at the Pizza Ranch Clarion and spoke to a small group about the new law.

Pate said that contrary to rumor, the law does not require a...

05/02/2018 - 3:56pm
With the Prestage plant south of Eagle Grove still expected to begin production in the fall, it’s hard to say how much change the C-G-D district will experience in population. One study stated up to 1,700 new students could come into the area, divided among area school districts. “Obviously, enrollment’s going to be a big...
05/02/2018 - 3:18pm
It’s been nearly three years since Jess and Tiffini Toliver first met their soon-to-be-son’s birth mother.  They had been chosen to be the adoptive parents of little Gabriel.  At only five months into the pregnancy, the Tolivers were an important part of the process. “We felt so very blessed to not only get a newborn (...
04/25/2018 - 11:46am
There are many aspects that contribute to good health: physical activity, nutrition, proper rest, treatment of disease, a safe environment, and more. But for a large portion of Americans, weight management is a major health issue. Obesity in the United States has increased 157 percent since 1990, according to Amy Michelle, director of Live Healthy...
04/25/2018 - 11:43am
The Wright County Board of Supervisors have set May 14 at 10 a.m. for a Public Hearing regarding emergency medical services (EMS) in Wright County. In August 2017, the Board declared EMS an essential service in Wright County and appointed an EMS System Advisory Council. During the Supervisor’s meeting on Monday, Emergency Management...
04/18/2018 - 9:58am
In a community like ours, good deeds and generosity help spur on more good deeds. Because of this, a little generosity can go a long way. Fourth and fifth graders at Clarion-Goldfield-Dows recently got to participate in a philanthropic project, thanks to a grant the received through Project Jack. The grants memorialize Jack Lindaman, a boy who...
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