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08/16/2017 - 10:20am

Following the recommendation of an ad hoc EMS Advisory Council, the Wright County Board of Supervisors has passed a resolution declaring Emergency Medical Services (EMS) an Essential Service in Wright County.

In early 2016, city and county officials, including EMS agency leaders, hospital administrators and others formed an EMS Advisory Council at the request of the Board of Supervisors...

06/28/2017 - 9:49am
Last week, the Clarion Foundation for Community Improvement announced that it had received a $10,000 grant through the Monsanto Fund for the Backpack Program, an initiative that provides food on the weekends for families with children in poverty throughout the school year. The $10,000 is equivalent to the funds needed to feed 20 families through...
06/28/2017 - 9:47am
The evening of June 23, a small, dedicated group met at the Courthouse Square in Clarion for the 2017 Wright County Relay for Life with the American Cancer Society. In past years, the event was also held in Eagle Grove and other communities in addition to Clarion. In 2009, 19 teams took part in the relay, and the communities raised close to $25,...
06/21/2017 - 9:45am
For two weeks during June, the Lake Cornelia shelter house, woods and shore had a group of excited elementary-aged visitors. They were the Dirt Diggers campers—kids who under the leadership of Raejean Chapman and Wright County Conservation got a chance to not only enjoy nature, but experience it up close and get excited about learning more....
06/21/2017 - 9:42am
On May 22, 1947, 72 students graduated from Clarion High School. In the years since then, members of the class moved away, took on careers, and raised families. On Saturday, five members of the class were able to gather in Clarion once more to celebrate their 70th reunion. The small group—Phyllis (Lewis) Hahn, Dorothy (Moellering) Russell,...
06/14/2017 - 11:12am
Last week, the owners of Daisy’s On Main, which has been part of Clarion’s downtown for 17 years, announced that they would be closing the store. After nearly two decades of flowers, food, gifts and printed goods, the Dunker family has decided that they’re ready to move on. They expect to close the store at the end of July. Daisy...
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