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06/29/2016 - 10:10am

On June 23, Iowa Lieutenant Governor Kim Reynolds toured the Wright County Courthouse and discussed local issues with county officials. State Senator Dennis Guth and Representative Terry Baxter were also present. The discussion ranged from struggles finding places for those who need mental health care to funding for security and transit improvements. Though problems to be dealt with took the...

05/18/2016 - 10:24am
On August 7, 2015, Mark Szabo of Budapest, Hungary, sat down with friends to paint in a park near his home. He was back for the summer from his PhD studies in Nottingham, England, at a time when János Pál pápa tér (Pope John Paul II Park) in Budapest was temporary home to many refugees from Syria, Afghanistan and...
05/18/2016 - 10:21am
Clarion’s two car dealerships, located on Highway 3 East, have long served the community in both sales and service. Now, Pritchard’s Clarion Auto Center and Wright County Motors will no longer be in competition—they’ve come together as Wright County Motors Pritchard Family Auto Store. Both staffs are now working together at...
05/18/2016 - 10:12am
Just as farmers have to work hard come spring for a good harvest, so does the home gardener. To have tasty veggies in the summer and fall, some start weeks before the last frost, planting seeds indoors, ordering seedlings, and planning out their plots. But what of the would-be gardener who doesn’t have the space to plant? For the last seven...
05/11/2016 - 10:06am
Melvin Jones, the founder of Lions Clubs International, thought that men who are successful because of their drive, intelligence and ambition should put their talents to work by improving their communities. The Clarion Lions Club, which on May 1 turned 69 years old, is fulfilling that goal through service projects and gifts. In recognition for...
05/11/2016 - 10:01am
Approximately 560 fifth grade students and 70 adults from Humboldt, Hamilton, Webster and Wrightcounties had a unique educational experience at the 2016 Youth Environmental Ag Days.  This was the 21styear for the event which was held May 2-5 at the Wright County Fairgrounds in Eagle Grove.  The program was developed by and continues to...
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