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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...

11/02/2016 - 10:33am
On Halloween night, little ghosts, ghouls, and their families made an extra stop while trick-or-treating at the Clarion Aquatic Center concession stand for a hot dog supper provided by the Clarion Police Department. Police Chief Steve TerHark said it was a fun way to be involved in the community, but the freewill donation supper had another...
11/02/2016 - 10:29am
Nature’s Wood Shop occupies almost half of main street in downtown Rowan, a tiny hamlet in Wright County. But don’t let the modest setting fool you. Dale and Tami Hollman are colorful, talented and hard working custom picture framers who have built their business from the ground up and now cater to a large clientele of wildlife groups...
10/26/2016 - 10:39am
At the Conference for the Iowa Council of Teachers of English on October 6 and 7, Clarion-Goldfield-Dows Middle School English teacher Melissa Springsteen-Haupt was named Middle School Teacher of the Year. Springsteen-Haupt earned both her BA in English Teaching and MA in English from the University of Northern Iowa. She has taught at Clarion-...
10/26/2016 - 10:36am
Close to 50 runners and 60 “zombie” volunteers made their way to the Eagle Grove Golf Course on Saturday for Parent Connection’s third annual Zombie Fun Run to Prevent Child Abuse. This year, the event was a two-mile run instead of a 5k, but the goal was the same: to raise funds to go toward child abuse prevention through...
10/19/2016 - 10:33am
“People come and go in kids’ lives,” said Craig Carlson, executive director of Crossroads Youth and Family Center. “One of our goals is to get adults in their lives constant.” Crossroads got its start in 1995. The brick building on Main Street in Goldfield has seen some renovations over the years, including to the...
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