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11/30/2016 - 11:38am

Starting at 6 p.m. on Monday, November 21, more than 100 people packed Chappy’s on Main to take part in the Holmes Christmas Club auction, a tradition in Wright County for close to 25 years.

Shelley Pohlman, an active member of the Club, said that his year, the auction raised about $22,000. “We’re very fortunate,” she said. 

The Holmes Christmas Club...

11/09/2016 - 11:39am
Deputy Adam Nerlien said he and his K-9 partner, Ali, don’t often get to have interaction with the general community. “We’re mostly tied up with the small percentage of the public that breaks the law,” he said. However, they’ve recently had the opportunity to teach people about what they do to keep dangerous...
11/09/2016 - 11:36am
The Wright County 4-H Annual Meeting and Awards Day program was held Sunday, November 6, 2016 at the Clarion-Goldfield-Dows High School.  The meeting was called to order at 6 p.m. Wright County’s top award is the Chicago Award Trip.  This year the trip was awarded to 4-H’er who has shown outstanding personal growth, Sarah...
11/09/2016 - 11:29am
Every child has a right to be safe, healthy, intellectually stimulated, and nurtured—that’s the belief that powers Building Families and their associated programs in Wright County. Angela Wesselink, coordinator of the Parent Connection program, has been hard at work during the last year to both provide quality family services through...
11/09/2016 - 10:56am
In this much-anticipated election, Wright County residents made their voices heard, with a total of 6,075 ballots cast. In the presidential race, votes for Donald Trump were 3,790. Votes for Hillary Clinton were 1,890. In addition, 329 voters, just over 5 percent of total presidential votes, went third party. For the US Senate race, incumbent...
11/08/2016 - 9:53am
On Wednesday, six days before their campaigns’ end, the Democratic Party candidates for state senate and house seats, as well as Kim Weaver, candidate for U.S. House of Representatives opposing incumbent Steve King, visited with a small group of dedicated supporters at the Clarion Pizza Ranch. Though today the votes wil be cast, the...
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