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06/21/2017 - 9:45am

For two weeks during June, the Lake Cornelia shelter house, woods and shore had a group of excited elementary-aged visitors. They were the Dirt Diggers campers—kids who under the leadership of Raejean Chapman and Wright County Conservation got a chance to not only enjoy nature, but experience it up close and get excited about learning more.

The idea for Dirt Diggers grew out of a...

05/24/2017 - 10:29am
Eleven months out of the year, 12 empty rows of pews at the Vernon Lutheran Church of rural Dows stand in quiet testimony to the families that worshipped there for more than a century. But in June, the memories will come alive once again when visitors come flooding back for the seventh annual yearly service. Due to population changes which...
05/24/2017 - 10:23am
While visitors come from across the country and beyond to see the Heartland Museum, a lot of local people haven’t been in, or just haven’t visited in years. Friday night, however, brought close to 120 local people in for the museum’s season opening party. The group was a mix of long-time supporters and new friends, both of whom...
05/17/2017 - 2:12pm
April 22 was the "Starry Night" prom at Clarion-Goldfield Dows. Check out our slideshow below. You can order any of these photos by  visiting our photo website here.
05/17/2017 - 10:21am
For many parents and grandparents, watching their children graduate is a time that brings back sweet memories and fills them with hope for their family’s future. Clarion is an area with strong family history, which makes graduation all the more meaningful. This year’s commencement ceremony at Clarion-Goldfield-Dows will be another...
05/17/2017 - 10:12am
Rural Iowa is an area with a high population of older citizens. Wright is one of several counties in north central Iowa where 20 percent of the population 65 or older. This means that many rural Iowans are facing health and mobility issues they may not have worried about when they were younger. For some, living in a care facility or with family...
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