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07/20/2016 - 1:45pm

Did you take part in the Wright County Fair Parade? Or did you miss the parade and want to see what some of our local organizations and businesses did to represent? Either way, check out our slideshow below. You can also order photos directly from our Smugmug site.

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07/06/2016 - 8:47am
When a stray animal is picked up by the police and dropped off at a county veterinarian’s office, the long process of finding that animal a home begins. If it’s a lost pet, owners have three days to contact the vet. If it really is a stray, the animal is spayed or neutered, vaccinated, then given over to the Humane Society of Wright...
07/06/2016 - 8:45am
Since 1970, Dr. Lowell Skinner’s dental practice helped keep Clarion residents healthy and smiling. Twenty-one years later, his daughter, Dr. Pamela Kelch, joined him, and over the course of 25 years worked alongside him and took over the family business. Kelch, who grew up in Clarion, said she always knew she would go into dentistry....
07/05/2016 - 10:56pm
Following the announcement of the county’s plans to work with Prestage Foods of Iowa to develop a 650,000-foot pork processing facility south of Eagle Grove, the county supervisors held a press conference to answer questions about the proposed facility. About five news organizations showed up and asked questions about the plant’s...
07/05/2016 - 10:58am
  Prestage Foods of Iowa announced Tuesday, July 5, that they intend to bring nearly 1,000 jobs to Wright County by the end of summer 2018.   Co-owner Ron Prestage, DVM, pending state and local approval, confirmed that a $240 million hog plant will be built on a 150+ acre site located southwest of Eagle Grove. It is slated to...
06/29/2016 - 10:10am
On June 23, Iowa Lieutenant Governor Kim Reynolds toured the Wright County Courthouse and discussed local issues with county officials. State Senator Dennis Guth and Representative Terry Baxter were also present. The discussion ranged from struggles finding places for those who need mental health care to funding for security and transit...
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