Kacey Ginn

09/20/2017 - 10:19am

While last week brought summer temperatures back to Clarion, fall is on its way. With it comes Halloween, and with Halloween will come the second year of Clarion’s new seasonal attraction: the Spooktacular Nights haunted house.

Since early spring of this year, a small group of planners and organizers have been discussing how to make Spooktacular Nights even better than last year....

08/30/2017 - 10:54am
According to Tim Hamilton, Scoutmaster for the Boy Scout Troop 1047, only one of every 100 Scouts will ever obtain the rank of Eagle Scout, the highest achievement in the BSA (Boy Scout of America). Achieving Eagle Scout shows the dedication of the young man and a level of encouragement from their parents. This year, three local Scouts—Jacob...
08/30/2017 - 10:47am
Wright County represented well at the State Fair this year, with more than a dozen individuals placing in livestock and crafting categories. One husband and wife team from Goldfield distinguished themselves with multiple honors in two different areas: Roy and Jodi Kraft, with Roy taking several ribbons in the apiary (beekeeping) competition, and...
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...
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