Kacey Ginn

01/17/2018 - 11:13am

Learning to put your best foot forward is something we all have to do. But while it can be nerve-wracking to figure out how to dress and act in different social and work situations, with some practice (and maybe a little help), anyone can learn how to present themselves well. So learned a group of special education students from the Clarion-Goldfield-Dows and Eagle Grove High Schools last week...

12/13/2017 - 11:26am
At Thanksgiving, many in the Clarion area enjoy attending the free annual dinner hosted by the Clarion Ministerial Association. The meal is a help to those who may not be able to travel to see family, and is a wonderful way to celebrate the holiday with the community. This year, locals will have the opportunity to enjoy a similar free meal on...
12/06/2017 - 11:10am
On Saturday, families who visited the Heartland Museum took photos with Santa in front of a lovely holiday backdrop: Christmas trees and a beautiful little cutter, a two-person horse-drawn sleigh. The cutter, a model built around 1900 and used by the Carpenter family near Woolstock around that time, is the subject of the “Mystery at the...
12/06/2017 - 11:07am
While the Clarion Rotary Club takes part in many service projects, both local and international, in December, they start working on a special project for Christmastime: their Secret Santa project in cooperation with local law enforcement. This will be the fourth year the club raises money to split between the Sheriff’s office and the Clarion...
11/29/2017 - 11:03am
You probably wouldn’t expect to find a dinosaur at the pet store. But to a child, that’s exactly what an iguana can look like. Recently, Clarion resident Becky Elliott self-published a picture book titled “It’s a Great Day!”, a story about a family who pick out an iguana from the pet store. It’s based on her...
11/29/2017 - 11:00am
About one in five people are diagnosed with a mental illness in a year, and one in ten with a substance abuse disorder. So said Michelle De La Riva, executive director for Community and Family Resources, based out of Fort Dodge. De La Riva spoke on Monday to the county board of supervisors about CFR’s work to help those struggling with...
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