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07/23/2014 - 12:00pm

Road construction on Highway 3 recently reached Clarion, where the route locally becomes Central Avenue.

According to Roy Gelhaus, Resident Construction Engineer at the Iowa Department of Transportation, tile work and patching has already been completed in Clarion and is expected to be completed by press time in Humboldt at the project’s western edge. For the next several...

07/02/2014 - 1:02pm
Angie Charlson, a Clarion resident, has lived in Wright County her entire life, with the exception of two years while attending college. During her growing up years, Charlson was a 4-H member for nine years. She belonged to the Blaine Blue Ribbon Winners until it dissolved, and then served as Chapter President of the Lincoln Leaders. Her leaders...
07/02/2014 - 1:01pm
At their June 30 meeting, the Clarion-Goldfield-Dows School Board approved the sale of the former Dows school building to Alex Mortonson, Pioneer dealer. They also gifted the property’s football field and playground to the City of Dows. The district will retain the building’s former parking lot for undetermined future uses, but is...
07/02/2014 - 12:59pm
Brad Leckrone came to Wright County Social Services in 1998 after a career in law enforcement. His duties expanded to cover Humboldt and Pocahontas Counties in 2012. Later this month, he’ll move on to a new career in Information Technologies support at Next Generation Technologies in Buffalo Center. Before the move, Brad sat down with...
06/27/2014 - 1:31pm
Fuel will be closed for vacation June 29 through July 9, beginning several days later than our ad said. We apologize and hope you aren't dissuaded from stopping by there during the next few days for pizza, beer, and/or other fine foods and drinks!
06/25/2014 - 12:26pm
“I just thought it was going to be a lot of paperwork,” Miriam Meinke said. She was used to paperwork. For years, Miriam had dutifully applied for work visas, as had several members of her family, at a not-insubstantial cost.Each year, they had wondered if they would be denied. In 2011, she married Anthony, her high school...
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