Rick and Sue Hammen, the 2024 Wright County Fair Parade Grand Marshals, symbolize the spirit of the Wright County Fair, making them a perfect choice. The Wright County Fair Parade starts at 6:00 P.M. on Tuesday, July 9th in Eagle Grove led by the couple. Rick and Sue will be recognized at 7:30 P.M on the James R. Johnson Stage. (Photo: Uniquely Chic Inspirations)
07/03/2024 - 12:00am
(Clarion, IA)- A parade grand marshal was originally elected to keep order in a parade. Over time, the role evolved into an honorary title awarded to distinguished individuals. Grand marshals are often people or couples who others can look up to.  ...


06/27/2024 - 2:31pm
It's been 29 years since Jodi Huisentruit, a news anchor from Mason City, vanished. Her disappearance on June 27th, 1995, remains one of Iowa's most intriguing cold cases.    At 27, Jodi was a single, charismatic woman with a background as a...


The CGD Football and Wrestling team received community support from locally owned T&S Sanitation who provided dumpsters for the cleanup, The Rowan Scrapyard, who donated funds back to the team, and a city worker who put in overtime to get the job done. (Photo: Amanda Rink)
06/04/2024 - 9:25am
  (Clarion,IA) - The CGD Football and Wrestling team organized a city-wide cleanup last Saturday. From 8 a.m. to 11 a.m., the teams collected 'junk' from various areas.   They turned all the scrap metal gathered from county farms into The Rowan...


07/08/2024 - 11:37am
Dean Meinders, 67, of Clarion, passed away Saturday, July 6, 2024 at his home. Memorial service will be held at 11:00 AM on Thursday, July 11, 2024 at Ewing Funeral Home, 1801 Central Avenue East in Clarion, with Pastor Craig Luttrell officiating....

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