Kacey Ginn

07/03/2018 - 11:43am

In July 2016, only a week after the 2016 Wright County Fair, a strong storm blew through Eagle Grove, downing limbs and whole trees on practically every street. Some homes and businesses had significant damage to repair, and the Fairgrounds were no exception: the free stage was destroyed, the Catholic food stand was damaged, and a flag pole and many trees were downed. In total, there was an...

06/06/2018 - 11:13am
It’s no secret that the Clarion, Goldfield, and Dows communities have youth to be proud of. For several years, the C-G-D Middle School Peer Helpers have been standout young citizens, volunteering and raising money for good causes. Last week, at the end of the school year, the Peer Helpers received special recognition for their work with the...
05/30/2018 - 11:38am
The Heartland Museum’s Hall of Agriculture contains many vehicles and implements. While classic tractors are the largest portion of the exhibit, some more unusual machines also make an appearance. Earlier this month, the museum received an addition to the “unusual” side of their collection: an experimental aircraft, designed and...
05/23/2018 - 2:11pm
Last year, Governor Branstad signed the Election Modernization and Integrity Act into law, more commonly called the voter ID law. Now, Iowa Secretary of State Paul Pate is educating voters on what this means for them at the polls. On May 15, he stopped at the Pizza Ranch Clarion and spoke to a small group about the new law. Pate said that contrary...
05/23/2018 - 2:01pm
On Sunday, May 20, 71 seniors graduated as the Class of 2018 from Clarion-Goldfield-Dows High School. The ceremony was well-attended and included music, recognition of outstanding academic achievement, and speeches from the class valedictorians. See our slideshow of the ceremony below. All of these photos are available to purchase through our...
05/23/2018 - 10:11am
The end of the school year means that many activities at Clarion-Goldfield-Dows are getting wrapped up as well. Recently, students said goodbye (for the summer) to an extracurricular middle school group that’s grown quite popular: art club. Kaira Downing, art teacher for C-G-D elementary and middle schools, leads the after-school club, which...
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