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10/29/2014 - 11:37am

*Editor’s note: Even though the story below could be similar to a real situation, the name used in it is fictitious.

 

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Sitting at his computer, 12-year old Michael* glares intently at the screen studying a message sent to him just an hour earlier.

 

Suddenly, Michael...

09/24/2014 - 4:17pm
Security Savings Bank is celebrating another anniversary. They have been in business 115 years and are still going strong.   And Brian Greving, a new vice president who started in April and will split his time between here and Eagle Grove, believes existing 20 years in Clarion, 30 years in Goldfield, and 115 years in Eagle Grove is...
09/17/2014 - 12:15pm
One day. Five memorials, a stop at the Arlington National Cemetery and a tour of Washington D.C.   More than a hundred veterans, a dozen of those from Wright County, along with their guardians, support personnel and other volunteers participated in the ninth Brushy Creek Honor Flight to D.C. on Sept. 6, 2014.   Though there was...
09/17/2014 - 11:55am
A nice-sized crowd turned out for the auction in Dows this past week, according to Dr. Robert Olson, superintendent of the Clarion-Goldfield-Dows School District.   School officials put together the auction following the recent closing of the Dows school this past year, and selling of the building.   It is now owned by Alex...
09/17/2014 - 11:38am
Kim Vierkant knows all about change.   She’s seen and experienced several of them as a professional in the education field for the past 18 years.   She experienced another one this year, moving to the newly merged Clarion-Goldfield-Dows Elementary and starting as a Title I Reading teacher.   But everything has...
09/12/2014 - 10:25am
Baxter Avenue from 290th to 280th Street, southwest of Eagle Grove, will remain closed several more days.   This section of the road will remain closed until September 19 at 4 p.m. A new box culvert is being installed.        
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