Karen Weld

04/18/2018 - 9:56am

Josh and Renee Diamond chose Clarion as their new home in 2011, and Clarion residents are glad they did. Since their arrival, both have been leaders in the community.

Renee’s career as a family practice physician led in their choice.

“I was in my second year of residency when we learned of Iowa Specialty Clinic and Hospital,” said Renee. “It has a good...

03/07/2018 - 11:13am
The Nels took a chance when they bought and opened Clarion Locker in 2009. Looking back, Manie and Elmarie are glad they did. In the past nine years, as the business has grown and expanded, their enthusiasm hasn’t waned. The twosome were born in South Africa and came to the United States. They knew that better opportunities were possible...
01/17/2018 - 11:17am
Clarion Chamber Director Ali Disney likes what she does and sees in her “adopted” community, Clarion. Originally from Tama, she is a 2006 graduate of South Tama and a 2010 graduate of Simpson College; she played volleyball for both schools. She met and married Kyle Disney, moving to Clarion, her husband’s hometown, when a job...
12/13/2017 - 11:34am
This is the second article in the "Under 40" series featuring locals under 40 who are making a difference in our community. Nicole and Grant Woodley currently serve as co-pastors of Clarion’s First Lutheran Church. They are enjoying the church and the community, a shared ministry they have held since January of 2015. The couple...
11/08/2017 - 11:41am
“If you build it, he will come,” is one of the most well-known phrases in the Academy Award winner movie "Field of Dreams." Recently the words could be reworked locally to say, “If they come, we will build it!” Recently, in three days, nearly 100 volunteers descended on Northeast Iowa Christian Service Camp,...
11/01/2017 - 10:29am
This is the first article in a series featuring locals under 40 as they make a difference in the fabric of our community.  When Andy Young graduated from Clarion-Goldfield High School in 2011, his goal was to come back to his hometown and begin working in the Sumners Insurance (114 North Main) family business. Graduating from Iowa State...
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