The Belmond Bark Park is finally complete, thanks to the addition of two shade structures. A small umbrella structure was added to the small dog enclosure while the bigger structure will provide relief in the large dog portion of the park. The structures were installed by city workers and…

   Belmond Police Chief Rick McDaniel told the city council July 19 that the catalytic converters on two vehicles in town were stolen over the weekend.

  Assistant County Engineer Jeremy Abbas visited with the board of supervisors July 19 about a natural snow fence policy.   

   Members of the Wright County Board of Supervisors took a tour of the old Ramsay school building Monday that is slowly being prepared for a daycare center. Dr. Bradi Arnold, president of Colts Corner Daycare, talked to Belmond City Manager Darrel Steven Carlyle, Supervisor Rick Rasmussen, …

     The Eagle Grove High School baseball team swarms Trenton Berhow after the Belmond-Klemme student scored the winning run against Clarion-Goldfield-Dows on July 8. Belmond-Klemme boys have been playing on the Eagle Grove team this summer since there weren't enough players to field a Belmo…

   The Belmond Police Department will begin the search right away for a replacement for Sergeant Jack Murphy, who plans to retire at the end of this year.

   There were eight different nominations submitted for the owners of 915 First Street SE to be the winners of the June “Yard of the Month” award.

   Read the July 8 issue of the Belmond Independent to find out who won the Fire Department July 4 quilt raffle, who won the July 4 Home Run Derby, who won the Lions Club Duck Race, and who won the prizes in the $5,400 July 4 fireworks raffle.

   CLARION: Church services at Lake Cornelia begin Sunday, July 11 at the open shelter on the north end of the lake. The six- week program is hosted by the Clarion Church of Christ and begins at 8 a.m. All are welcome.

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   The July 4 holiday returns to Belmond with a bang in 2021. One of the biggest changes will be the parade route, which will follow a new path to avoid the Highway 69 detour on Luick’s Lane. It will start in the True Value parking lot at 10:30 a.m. and travel south on 1st Avenue to 1st Stre…

   A dozen volunteers from the Belmond Fire Department hosed off the Main Street sidewalks Sunday morning in preparation for the July 4 celebration. Pictured above are Taylor DePuew and Dustin Pletsch. The public works department recently repainted all the traffic lines downtown, and flower …