04/10/2024 - 6:00am
April 10, 2024 (Wright County, Iowa)  - The Clarion City Council met for two meetings last Tuesday evening. Mayor Rod Heiden presided over both sessions with all the council members in attendance. The first meeting was the annual Public Hearing for...


04/03/2024 - 6:59am
In rural communities, spending money and time locally gets a bad rap. Less variety. Higher prices. Limited service offerings. There’s more to do in larger towns. We can make a day out of shopping and doing fun things in one day or weekend away....


MaKayla Beisel looks to clear the bar in EG (photo by Taylor Smith)
04/10/2024 - 6:00am
April 10, 2024 (Wright County, Iowa)    The Cowgirl track and field team took a short drive to Eagle Grove last Thursday to take part in a windy running of the Lady Eagle Relays. Ten other area schools were in attendance for the event. Usual...


04/12/2024 - 7:26am
Lyle Kenneth Kapka, 62, of Clarion, passed away peacefully on Monday, April 8, 2024 at his home. Funeral services will be held at 11:00 AM on Friday, April 12, 2024 at Immanuel Lutheran Church, 2145 Highway 3, rural Clarion, with Pastor Mark  ...

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