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01/28/2015 - 2:09pm

Check it out! The second floor walls are beginning to go up at the new Boulder Inn and Suites hotel located on Highway 3 west. The north and east walls are in place and in this photo taken January 28, a crew was working on one on the south side of the building.

12/31/2014 - 1:09pm
Frustration continues to build for county employees because of the ongoing problems regarding rural landlines.   This has been an ongoing problem since 2007. And about 33 percent of calls made from the metro area, primarily, and cell phones to rural landlines are not being completed, according to Jared Johnson, general manager of...
12/31/2014 - 1:05pm
When she heard about the job opening at the Wright County Professional Building, Lisa Ripperger thought it would be a good fit for her.   Ripperger started on December 15 and so far, everything has been going well, though she is still adjusting to her position as benefits coordinator/office manager.   "Everything has been...
12/31/2014 - 1:02pm
A new feature about Clarion and Wright County's history, such as past businesses and their locations or famous people who did great things for the town, will soon be added to be The Monitor's Facebook page and website. Stay tuned for more information!!!
12/23/2014 - 12:30pm
One text to a friend in Texas turned into a job opportunity for Brad Hicks, former director of Wright County Economic Development.   More on that in a little bit.   Hicks, of Hampton, worked his last day in the office this week. He has taken a job as publisher and editor for The Ennis Daily News in Ennis, Texas.  ...
12/23/2014 - 12:23pm
Close, but not quite there yet.   Further discussion of the issues concerning Drainage District #39 and DD #23 and the agreement between the county and Kenny Anderson has been postponed until April 2015. Anderson owns land in DD #23.   The Wright County Board of Supervisors decided this during the continued hearing at their...
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