Kacey Ginn

07/19/2017 - 10:17am

Last week, dozens of local young people from elementary school on up through high school showed hogs, rabbits, dairy and beef cattle, goats and more in the main show arena at the Wright County Fair. While they all worked hard, a few were honored when their animal was selected as champion in each category.

Part of the experience for winners is to take an official photo in front of the...

07/19/2017 - 10:14am
Since 2003, the Wright County Sheriff’s Department has protected the community with not only its officers, but the help of a service canine trained in narcotics detection and other tasks. This spring, K-9 unit Ali retired, and with the support of the community, the department’s K-9 handler, Deputy Adam Nerlien, has now taken on a new...
07/12/2017 - 11:24am
Today, Ennis Corp is a thriving Clarion trucking business that employs about 30 drivers and 10 additional administrators, dispatchers, and mechanics. They haul refrigerated loads for companies like Hy-Vee, Monsanto, JB Swift, and Tyson across the Midwest and beyond. But in September of 1967, the company started with just one truck and one person...
07/12/2017 - 11:19am
This year, among all the other fun and attractions available at the Wright County Fair, a new free activity will be available: gaga ball, a game local kids and teens have enjoyed at different summer camps. The game will be set up thanks to two young ladies from the Lake Clovers 4-H Club: Kara Legleiter and MacKenna Hasty. Gaga ball is a form of...
07/12/2017 - 11:16am
For the fourth year, the Clarmond Country Club will be hosting a ladies’ golf tournament to raise funds for breast cancer treatment. This year, however, the organizers say more of the funds raised will go toward treatment for local cancer patients than before. For the last three years, tournament organizers worked with Susan G. Komen for the...
07/05/2017 - 10:05am
During June, the 31st Iowa Senior Games, an Olympics-type event for adults aged 50 and older, took place in West Des Moines. Approximately 750 athletes competed in more than 30 sports and events, including one Clarion couple who distinguished themselves with first, second, and third place honors: Greg and Donna Diamond. The couple brought home a...
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