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08/16/2017 - 10:20am

Following the recommendation of an ad hoc EMS Advisory Council, the Wright County Board of Supervisors has passed a resolution declaring Emergency Medical Services (EMS) an Essential Service in Wright County.

In early 2016, city and county officials, including EMS agency leaders, hospital administrators and others formed an EMS Advisory Council at the request of the Board of Supervisors...

07/12/2017 - 11:16am
For the fourth year, the Clarmond Country Club will be hosting a ladies’ golf tournament to raise funds for breast cancer treatment. This year, however, the organizers say more of the funds raised will go toward treatment for local cancer patients than before. For the last three years, tournament organizers worked with Susan G. Komen for the...
07/05/2017 - 10:05am
During June, the 31st Iowa Senior Games, an Olympics-type event for adults aged 50 and older, took place in West Des Moines. Approximately 750 athletes competed in more than 30 sports and events, including one Clarion couple who distinguished themselves with first, second, and third place honors: Greg and Donna Diamond. The couple brought home a...
07/05/2017 - 10:03am
Back in December, members of the Clarion VFW Post 2612 were clearing clutter out of cupboards. While they knew their storage hadn’t been emptied for a while, no one expected that they would unearth an interesting piece of history. Terry Hilpipre, post adjutant, pulled some cloth out of a cupboard and discovered four antique flags: the...
07/05/2017 - 10:00am
Recently, the State of Iowa funded the printing of “A Time to Honor: Stories of Service, Duty, and Sacrifice from the Vietnam War,” in a special Iowa edition. These books, which contain stories from all branches of service in the war, are now available to veterans free through county Veterans Affairs offices. The Iowa edition includes...
06/28/2017 - 9:51am
As Wright County and its communities focus on growth, local organizations are reaching out to try and show people what our area has to offer. In order to do that, Wright County Economic Development decided it was time to take on someone who could focus on showing the county to its best advantage. This month, the department hired Sarah Sheller, new...
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