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07/18/2018 - 12:12pm

Knute and Amanda Severson have returned (Knute) and moved (Amanda) to Clarion and the community is better for it! The Severson family has been in the Clarion area for a handful of generations. Amanda is new to our area and became a ‘Severson’ in August a year ago, when the two were married.

The couple now resides on a farmstead where Knute’s great grandfather lived....

06/20/2018 - 2:28pm
Beginning her third year as Clarion Public Library’s children’s librarian, Melissa (Missy) Hansen enjoys serving the young people of our community. A local gal, Hansen graduated from Clarion-Goldfield in 2001. She received her AA degree from Ellsworth Community College and her degree in Library Youth/Human Services from UNI. Regardless...
06/13/2018 - 3:14pm
When Dr. Todd Eibes entered his Belmond operating room on May 14, it was just another day. Having performed bariatric surgeries for more than 15 years, he was exceptionally well prepared for the procedure that was, for him, routine. But the occasion marked a special event for Iowa Specialty Hospital: the 1,000th weight loss surgery performed in...
06/13/2018 - 3:09pm
Out of 8,232 registered voters in Wright County, 1,352 voted during the primary election on June 5, a voter turnout of 16.42 percent. For the Republican party, there were 993 voters; for Democrats, 350; and Libertarians, nine. (Libertarians earned major party status in Iowa and thus separate ballots when their 2016 presidential nominee, Gary...
06/13/2018 - 3:03pm
As progress on the 4-H schoolhouse museum marches forward, some improvements have been added that were donated by locals with a long history in 4-H. Terry and Sharon Evans recently donated a flag pole with American Flag in memory of Sharon’s parents, Raymond and Marie Hilpipre, who were longtime 4-H leaders in Wright County. Ron and Florine...
06/06/2018 - 11:20am
Clarion’s new recreation director, Scott Simmons, arrived just in time to start working on the kids’ summer ball season. Now that the league is underway—and fall sports need to be planned for—Simmons said that so far, “It’s just been going 100 mph.”  Simmons—not related to previous rec director...
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