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07/30/2015 - 1:29pm

The Wright County Board of Supervisors discussed road projects, poultry layoffs, and the county farm during their regular meeting on Monday, July 27. The meeting began with County Engineer Adam Clemons presenting the board with an update on a resolution to establish a temporary speed limit on 270th Street east of Eagle Grove. Due to construction work, two miles of the gravel road will be used...

06/25/2015 - 10:42am
     A new business is literally setting up shop in Clarion. The Belmond branch of Yohn Ready Mix has moved to Clarion where they are building a new office to go with their new mixing plant.      Responding to a growing volume of work in the area, the concrete and construction company has moved south from their...
06/17/2015 - 2:41pm
     It's been two months since the first case of bird flu was confirmed in the state of Iowa and since then people have wondered how far the virus would spread and what impact it would have on Iowa's poultry industry.      This is particularly true in Wright County, which is one of the state's...
06/17/2015 - 2:40pm
     It was a historic weekend for Clarion as the city celebrated their 150th Anniversary with a wide range of activities and entertainment across town.      The fun began on Thursday with the Geocache History Hunt and tours of the area's historic homes. Later that evening, Fuel set up for a weekend of live...
06/17/2015 - 2:28pm
Ground squirrels were not the only ones wandering through the cemeteries of Clarion on Sunday, June 14. The Wright County Genealogical Searchers hosted about 50 people as they presented the lives of 10 people buried in the cemeteries. The tour stared with a ride on a Clarion-Goldfield-Dows school bus from the courthouse to the cemeteries. The...
06/10/2015 - 11:14am
Landowners Jim Sebby and Kenny Anderson were now able to be present at the continued hearing on DD#39 at this Monday’s Wright County Supervisors meeting. The Board put on their drainage trustees hats for this portion of their meeting, with Dave Johnson also present as legal counsel for the County on drainage matters. Drainage clerk Deb Lukes...
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