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10/11/2017 - 10:04am

On September 16, eight veterans from Wright County got to experience a thank you they’ll never forget—exploring Washington D.C. and its memorials with the 15th Brushy Creek Area Honor Flight. Veterans who’ve been on the flight before have said it was a fantastic day, and this group felt the same way.

The flight included fiveveterans from the Eagle Grove area, one from...

08/30/2017 - 10:43am
Among the many locals whose submissions earned ribbons at the State Fair this year was one Clarion native who’s recently returned after living for several years in Illinois: Roger Anderson, who’s been doing woodworking since 1979, particularly in wildlife and bird carvings. Five of his projects earned ribbons in different wood projects...
08/23/2017 - 10:06am
Wright County has a strong history of immigration. From the German and Norwegian families who arrived 100 or more years ago to the Latin American families who’ve arrived more recently, there are many stories of families coming to America to make a new life. More rare, however, is a story of a family moving back to the old country.  ...
08/23/2017 - 10:02am
If you passed Clarion’s Gazebo Park on August 10 or 17, you might have seen what looked like a small festival going on. On the two different nights, Clarion’s Latinas Al Exito group—which translates to “Latinas toward success”—held an open market fundraiser with traditional Latin American foods, as well as games...
08/23/2017 - 9:59am
The Heartland Museum’s “Quilts Across the Heartland” show will be on display until the end of the month. If you’re at all interested in quilting, design, or local history, you won’t want to miss it. Quilts range from holiday-themed or patriotic to floral, family heirlooms to T-shirt quilts. In total, 67 quilts and...
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...
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