Karen Weld

05/25/2016 - 10:41am

Clarion-Goldfield-Dows Senior Life Projects are one for the ‘record books’ for 2016. The communities served by the school district, local residents, and the graduating seniors themselves all benefit from their efforts. C-G-D senior English instructor Bobbie Tillman orchestrates the annual event, as she has for the past 19 years. “The class is introduced to the junior class at...

04/27/2016 - 10:23am
As we turn the page to May, our thoughts turn to Memorial Day. It is time to pay tribute to people who have died in active military service. We also decorate graves of loved ones we have lost and we reflect on people who are currently serving in the military, as well as those who have served our country in the past. Our Clarion area has the...
12/02/2015 - 11:34am
It was in February 1907 that the Clarion City Council voted to raise $5,000 to help accept the offer by Morgan Everts and his wife’s gift of $10,000 toward erecting and maintaining a public library. While the family was residing in California at the time, they were formerly from Webster City. Mrs. G.T (Belle) Eldridge was its first librarian...
05/21/2014 - 10:11am
Beginning for seniors in the class of 1997-1998, all graduating Clarion-Goldfield seniors must successfully complete Senior English, which includes a LIFE PROJECT. Bobbie Tillman is the current teacher. “The class meets every other day for the entire school year,” she said, “so students receive 1/2 credit each semester for the...
05/07/2014 - 12:02pm
This time of the year it is common to see eagles in, and near, the Lake Cornelia area.                 Recently, the ‘eagles’ have landed at the ‘quiet water’ area, north of Lake Cornelia. No, not the winged kind:  two Eagle Scout projects...
04/02/2014 - 3:51pm
Most Wright County residents are aware of the Wright County Charitable Foundation (WCCF) and its granting of gaming funds, twice annually to non-profit groups and organizations. Since its first grant cycle in the spring of 2006, WCCF has granted nearly $650,000 to 261 entities (some have requested and been given more than one grant).  Duane...
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