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02/21/2018 - 11:06am

For the past two weeks, normal court happenings have been somewhat disrupted as meetings have been set for new locations. The reason? Renovations of the Wright County courtroom have officially begun.

For the most part, work completed so far has simply been removing old drywall, flooring, even the worn courtroom pews in preparation for the remodel, which will include re-orienting the...

02/21/2018 - 11:03am
Dr. Doug Helgevold was born and raised in the Eagle Grove area.  After graduating from Eagle Grove High School, he went on to study veterinary medicine.  In 1977, he was thrilled to be able to move back home close to family and to work with Dr. Stoaks at the Goldfield Veterinary Clinic.  After a year or two, he bought in with Dr....
02/21/2018 - 10:49am
The championship match to determine the 2A state dual tournament winner was just what it figured to be on paper, number one seed New Hampton/Turkey Valley versus number two Clarion-Goldfield-Dows. While it was a back and forth, fairly tight battle, the top-ranked Chickasaws held on for a 42-30 win. Following the Cowboys in the final finishing...
02/14/2018 - 11:21am
For the sixth time in the last seven years, the Clarion-Goldfield-Dows wrestling team will be in the Class 2A field of eight at the State Dual Team Tournament this week in Des Moines. They won back-to-back titles (1A) in 2014 and 2015, and took second place (2A) two years ago. They earned the trip by defeating both Algona and Spirit Lake Park last...
02/14/2018 - 11:15am
New emergency radios and radio towers aren’t the only recent improvements for local emergency responders. By the time you read this article, 911 operators in the Wright County dispatch center will have started using the PowerPhone system for emergency calls. Over the last few weeks, they have gone through training on the system and completed...
02/14/2018 - 11:12am
On February 8, Scouts everywhere celebrated Boy Scouts Day. It’s a time to recognize all the ways Scouting has helped boys and young men learn vital skills and develop as responsible citizens. However, the Boy Scouts could not be as successful as they are without the work of volunteer Scoutmasters, assistants, and parents to help out. Some...
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