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02/03/2016 - 12:05pm

On January 27, Mosaic, an organization that helps and advocates for people with intellectual disabilities, held an event they call a “Discover the Possibilities Tour” at the Eagle Grove Memorial Library. Sarah Holmes, Mosaic in Wright County’s community relations manager, said that she herself had discovered a lot about Mosaic when she started working for them last year....

12/23/2015 - 11:40am
Citizens take it for granted that when they call 911, they’ll get prompt help for emergencies. This is important for health and safety, but some emergency services struggle for adequate funds and staff. Wright County is doing the best it can to make sure citizens get the emergency services they need. After gaining approval from the board of...
12/16/2015 - 11:33am
For the sixth year in a row, Tom Frantz and his family have put together a Christmas lights show synched to music. Located at 210 1st St NW in Clarion, the show has taken on a charitable aspect with donations collected for Wright County Hospice. The Frantz family calls the show “Clarion Christmas Lights for a Cause.” “It’s...
12/16/2015 - 11:30am
A joyfully busy atmosphere filled Chappy’s On Main in Clarion the morning of December 10 as volunteers with the Holmes Christmas Club assembled fruit baskets for their annual holiday gift-giving. After the Club’s Christmas auction on November 23, money raised from the event went toward materials for the baskets. Beth Menges, one of the...
12/16/2015 - 11:27am
Keith Poolman’s officiating shirt has changed through the years, but his trousers and his calls have been a consistent fit. “I’ve worn the same pants for 30 years," the Clarion resident joked during a miniscule break in a recent college tournament. That sidelight could serve as a fitting description of Poolman’s career...
12/09/2015 - 11:55am
Wright County’s Library Association gave an annual update on their programs and requested funds from the board of Supervisors at their regular meeting on Monday. Kevin Hadley of the Rowan library board presented the request for $2,500 for matching funds for a total $5,000 technology grant, which would be divided between the county’s...
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