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10/17/2018 - 11:30am

                  Several Clarion residents, downtown business owners and shoppers faced a scary afternoon and night last Wednesday due to a natural gas leak. A crew burying fiber optic cable in the 100 block of 2nd St NW in Clarion struck a gas line at approximately 3:30PM Wednesday, right behind Clarion Super Foods grocery store.

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09/05/2018 - 1:31pm
         While Ali Disney is excited to open her new brick and mortar boutique Italics in downtown Clarion this week, she is no stranger to the world of business. As the Executive Director of the Clarion Chamber of Commerce, her job is to help businesses in town succeed. She has also been running Italics as an online...
08/29/2018 - 3:26pm
Katie Talbot of Community Family Resources for Wright County presented a report of their past year’s activities, along with a proclamation for Board action, at this week’s Supervisors meeting. They approved and signed the proclamation declaring September as National Recovery Month. In her report, Talbot noted that 127 individuals were...
08/29/2018 - 3:18pm
An old basketball warm-up suit adorns the wall of Sheila Hudson’s office. It belonged to her father, who graduated from the same school that Hudson is now in charge of. As the new principal at Clarion- Goldfield-Dows High School, Hudson herself is relatively new to the area, but her father was a Clarion native and that family connection has...
08/29/2018 - 3:16pm
My name is Bridget Shileny, and I’m so pleased to be the new news editor and reporter for the Wright County Monitor. Since my name will soon be appearing above news stories, I wanted to take a moment to introduce myself to our readers. I am only recently a resident of the great state of Iowa. I grew up in South Dakota in a tiny speck of a...
08/22/2018 - 2:38pm
With almost nothing on the agenda except a visit with county engineer Adam Clemons, the Wright County Board of Supervisors Monday morning meeting also consisted of the usual weekly items of approving minutes and claims, providing open forum time in which no one was present to speak and updates on meetings of committees or boards that the members...
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