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08/15/2018 - 3:21pm

Rob Sand visited Clarion on Wednesday, August 8 to meet hopeful future constituents during his campaign for State Auditor.

Previously an Assistant Attorney General, Sand has made a career out of prosecuting financial crimes, including a recent case where he led an investigation that uncovered lottery ticket fixing schemes across five states.

Sand hopes to bring his law...

08/15/2018 - 3:19pm
The Clarion-Goldfield- Dows Community School Board met for their regular meeting on Monday, August 13. At the meeting the board approved an unusually high number of early graduations. Four students are set to graduate early this year, already on course to satisfy their academic requirements. “That’s the most I’ve ever seen,...
08/08/2018 - 11:45am
It was a big rig day in Clarion on Sunday, August 5 as Ennis Corp. hosted the second annual Pride in the Heartland Truck Show. Main Street was closed off for the afternoon as dozens of semis lined the street for people to admire, giving truck drivers and their vehicles some much deserved appreciation for their part in making the conveniences of...
08/08/2018 - 11:43am
Although Shelby Fisher has lived in Eagle Grove for about a year, she is new to the Wright County Monitor newspaper team, and we’re excited to introduce her around. In this role, Fisher will also be serving our sister newspaper, the Eagle Grove Eagle. Fisher is a graduate of Ames High School and the University of Iowa, and is now proud to...
08/08/2018 - 11:41am
The Clarion City Council met for their regular meeting on Monday, August 6 at the council chambers. At the meeting, the council set a date for the continuation of the public hearing regarding the request to re-zone the property owned by Brent Rink of Rink’s Auto and Tire Shop from residential to commercial. Rink made the request earlier in...
08/08/2018 - 11:39am
Travis Wenning is six years old, and already knows more about tractors than some adults. Travis is a huge fan of Big Bud, known as the largest farm tractor in the world. However, Travis is battling a non-Hodgkins’ Lymphoma known as Burkitt Lymphoma. Diagnosed in December of 2017, Travis’ family quickly learned that he is in the 10% of...
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