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07/20/2016 - 1:45pm

Did you take part in the Wright County Fair Parade? Or did you miss the parade and want to see what some of our local organizations and businesses did to represent? Either way, check out our slideshow below. You can also order photos directly from our Smugmug site.

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06/22/2016 - 10:06am
The Woolstock Fire Department received life-saving grain bin rescue equipment through a donation from Farm Credit Services of America (FCSAmerica). A grain bin rescue exercise followed to train firefighters in the use of the specialized equipment. The Woolstock Fire Department received a 10-panel system, slide hammer and other accessories...
06/15/2016 - 10:20am
Hospice for Wright County, since being sold in April to Heartland Healthcare, has taken on some new staff, a new (temporary) location, and a new name: Gateway Hospice. Now under the umbrella of The Ensign Group, the same company that has operated the Clarion Wellness and Rehabilitation Center for several years, Gateway Hospice hopes to continue to...
06/15/2016 - 10:18am
Clarion’s Festival in the Park kicked off the weekend with Family Fun Night Friday and drew hundreds of people downtown for the music performances, vendors, and parade on Saturday. The weekend was fun for everyone, though strong winds Friday kept some of the games set up for children from running. Kids enjoyed inflatables and activities...
06/15/2016 - 10:13am
Eagle Grove native and nationally known inspirational writer/speaker Bettie Burres-Youngs will be speaking at the Heartland Museum at 2 p.m. on June 25. Bettie Burres-Youngs is the author of some 25+ books translated in more than 28 languages. A 1966 graduate of Eagle Grove High School, Bettie attended Iowa Central Community College and graduated...
06/08/2016 - 10:06am
Since 1964, Clarion’s hospital has had an auxiliary group that offers support by donating funds for equipment needs. The members of the auxiliary are what makes the group tick: close to 150 people are members who have donated at one time or another, many having done so for decades. Now, the auxiliary wants to find more people who want to...
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