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07/17/2019 - 2:28pm

    There will be no criminal charges brought up against an off-duty Clarion police officer who shot and killed a dog last month.

    The incident, as described across social media on Saturday, June 29, occurred when an off-leash dog approached an off-duty officer and his wife, who were on a walk with their own dogs. The off-leash dog's approach triggered a...

07/17/2019 - 2:19pm
Pilot Bruce Voigts made a pass over the Wright County Fair last week just as the action was getting into full swing. Visible in the fairgrounds is the carnival area as well as the new stage with the green roof on the right side of the photo. Photo submitted   For more on the Wright County Fair, see the July 18th Monitor and check out our...
07/17/2019 - 2:03pm
Three weeks after a contentious meeting that sent Clarion city officials back to the drawing board on a set of ordinance amendments dealing the city hierarchy, the first reading of the revised ordinances passed at the July 9th council meeting.             The previous version of the ordinances...
07/17/2019 - 1:50pm
            Besides the three city organizational ordinances the council dealt with considerable other business as well at the July 9th meeting.             One significant discussion was regarding bids for the water enhancement project. A resolution to reject the...
07/17/2019 - 1:38pm
                  After a short meeting last week due to the Fourth of July, the Wright County Board of Supervisors had a busier agenda for this week’s meeting. They started by welcoming new county Emergency Management Coordinator Jerika Eisentrager. She is originally from Eagle Grove and attended...
07/10/2019 - 3:23pm
Mynor Chocop asked for a sign. He got one. Since November, Chocop has been developing a small congregation in the halls of Clarion's Lighthouse Church of the Nazarene. An immigrant to Clarion from Guatemala, Chocop approached Pastor Dana Wendel last fall about having Spanish language services at the church and Wendel was happy to oblige. Since...
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