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06/20/2018 - 2:36pm

In March of last year, Wright County Economic Development began working with MIDAS Council of Governments to develop a county-wide trails plan. In June 2017, a trails committee was also formed, composed of local residents and a few outside advisors.

This week, MIDAS and the trails committee were able to bring a first draft of the trails plan before the county supervisors to review....

06/06/2018 - 11:20am
Clarion’s new recreation director, Scott Simmons, arrived just in time to start working on the kids’ summer ball season. Now that the league is underway—and fall sports need to be planned for—Simmons said that so far, “It’s just been going 100 mph.”  Simmons—not related to previous rec director...
06/06/2018 - 11:17am
Clarion’s kickoff to summer is almost here. This weekend, June 8 and 9, Clarionites and visitors will celebrate our Festival in the Park. The theme of the Festival is “Meet you at the Gazebo!”, highlighting the classic park structure that helped get the Festival started in 1979. “We’re just paying tribute to where the...
06/06/2018 - 11:13am
It’s no secret that the Clarion, Goldfield, and Dows communities have youth to be proud of. For several years, the C-G-D Middle School Peer Helpers have been standout young citizens, volunteering and raising money for good causes. Last week, at the end of the school year, the Peer Helpers received special recognition for their work with the...
06/06/2018 - 10:57am
The Clarion-Goldfield-Dows softball team snapped a three-game skid with a nice 10-8 home win over West Fork last Thursday. Courtney Harle, Megan Askelsen, Faith Nelson and Emily Kapka all pounded out two hits each, with everyone except Harle doubling once in the game. Quinn Hansch and Alaina Friesleben both had a base hit. Askelsen and Nelson had...
05/30/2018 - 11:44am
The first Brushy Creek Area Honor Flight left Fort Dodge Regional Airport on May 1, 2010. Since that time, more than 2,000 veterans from 53 counties have gone to see their memorials in Washington, D.C. About 145 veterans were aboard the 16th Brushy Creek Area Honor Flight on May 12, including five from Wright County: Michel Thomason, Goldfield;...
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