Feelings are mixed among the 12,000 residents in Wright County, Iowa, has gained national attention due to the infamous egg recall. Some are supportive of the Wright County Eggs operation and point to the jobs created in the area. Others lament the loss of family farms in favor of large egg factories.
The Wright County Courthouse, which sits on the square in Clarion, was built in 1891 and renovated in the mid-1970s. The red brick building was added to the National Register of Historic Places in 1981.