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12/17/2014 - 12:26pm

A new director has been named for The Clarion Foundation For Community Improvement.

 

But Sonja Hofmeister has an existing connection with the group that makes this appointment rather special.

 

Her husband, Lefty, was one of the six co-founders of the organization. The other five were Robert Eaton, Karen Weld, Robert Bartholomaus, Robert Brinton...

12/03/2014 - 2:59pm
A new feature about Clarion and Wright County's history, such as past businesses and their locations or famous people who did great things for the town, will soon be added to both The Monitor's Facebook page and website. Stay tuned for more information!!!
11/25/2014 - 3:33pm
Belmond Mayor Al Mattison, Belmond City Council members and Keith Heim of MaxYield, urged the Wright County Board of Supervisors to strongly consider moving forward with the paving project south of Belmond.   And after a discussion about it, the Board responded that they would look at their upcoming year' budget and try to work the...
11/25/2014 - 3:26pm
By simply looking at an individual, could you tell if they have some kind of a learning disability?   Many times, you can't. And that is especially true of ones like dyslexia, which is often why it is called the "hidden disability."   But by bringing back and applying the knowledge gained through attending the...
11/25/2014 - 3:10pm
Steve Haberman and John Rohrer have been co-directors of the Clarion-Goldfield-Dows Sideliners mentoring program since its inception.   But the two recently stepped down from their positions.   And Coy McLaughlin, whose wife is new C-G-D second grade teacher Hannah McLaughlin, and Kyle Disney will take their places....
11/24/2014 - 6:10pm
The annexation of approximately 14 acres of land into Drainage District #39 will extend the district further to the south.   County Drainage Attorney David Johnson highlighted the annexation as just one of the elements of the drainage agreement between Larry Anderson, a landowner in DD #23, and the Wright County Board of Supervisors...
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