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07/19/2017 - 3:18pm

Last week, dozens of local young people from elementary school on up through high school showed hogs, rabbits, dairy and beef cattle, goats and more in the main show arena at the Wright County Fair. While they all worked hard, a few were honored when their animal was selected as champion in each category.

Part of the experience for winners is to take an official photo in front of the...

07/19/2017 - 3:16pm
Since 2003, the Wright County Sheriff’s Department has protected the community with not only its officers, but the help of a service canine trained in narcotics detection and other tasks. This spring, K-9 unit Ali retired, and with the support of the community, the department’s K-9 handler, Deputy Adam Nerlien, has now taken on a new...
07/19/2017 - 3:13pm
about being generous around the Christmas season, but when summer rolls around, helping to feed the hungry isn’t the first thing on most people’s minds. The Eagle Grove Food Pantry is there for people in need of food, 12 months a year, serving those from Eagle Grove, Vincent, Woolstock, and Thor. When one of the site volunteers,...
07/13/2017 - 11:14am
your grandmother’s attic, or basement, or wherever it is she stores her treasures? The things you would likely find have a rich history behind them, with a story to tell of a time gone by - a past era and the way things used to be. Now you can find those same kinds of pieces on Broadway in Eagle Grove at a place called Gramma’s Attic....
07/13/2017 - 10:52am
This year, among all the other fun and at tractions available at the Wright County Fair, a new free activity will be available: gaga ball, a game local kids and teens have enjoyed at different summer camps. The game will be set up thanks to two young ladies from the Lake Clovers 4-H Club: Kara Legleiter and MacKenna Hasty. Gaga ball is a form of...
07/06/2017 - 9:02am
Leroy Jensen, a Clarion resident since 2000, has been a teacher, a farmer, and the Wright County Extension Education Director over the years, but he’s been a lifelong 4-Her. For that, he has been selected as this year’s Wright County Fair Parade Grand Marshal and also named the 2017 Wright County Hall of Pride inductee. Jensen’s...
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