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07/18/2018 - 12:12pm

Knute and Amanda Severson have returned (Knute) and moved (Amanda) to Clarion and the community is better for it! The Severson family has been in the Clarion area for a handful of generations. Amanda is new to our area and became a ‘Severson’ in August a year ago, when the two were married.

The couple now resides on a farmstead where Knute’s great grandfather lived....

07/18/2018 - 12:10pm
At this past Monday’s Supervisor meeting, Mike Heller with JEO Consulting Group of Ankeny presented information on a potential roadside program for the County. “By doing this program, you will open up a funding stream for an 86 percent cost-share from the DOT on purchases for management programs in Iowa counties,” said Heller....
07/18/2018 - 12:09pm
Chad Skinner with Nevco Wireless Group was present at this Monday’s meeting of the Board of Supervisors to review types of towers available and give information on the process for securing a sight for the new tower. The company is headquartered in the Des Moines area, and does private consultant work for most of the cell phone companies in...
07/11/2018 - 12:18pm
The Clarion City Council approved a new member to fill a vacancy during their regular meeting on Monday, July 9. Four people had expressed interest in finishing the remaining term left by Josh Diamond and while the council stated their appreciation for all the civic minded volunteers, it was Teresa Lancaster who was ultimately selected to fill the...
07/11/2018 - 12:17pm
Starting this month, Wright County Economic Development has a new director. Cindy Litwiller of Fort Dodge is settling in to her new office at the Wright County Courthouse, ready to start facilitating new projects and helping area businesses get the support they need to grow. “I’m trying to learn about the projects and getting things...
07/11/2018 - 12:15pm
At their regular meeting Monday, July 2, the Wright County Board of Supervisors approved the agreement between them and the Union representing the Secondary Roads department employees. According the County Engineer Adam Clemons, who presented the document for signing, there is a three percent across the board increase for next year with new...
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