Karen Weld

10/03/2018 - 11:43am

Serving as Wright County’s Disabilities Coordinator since 2014, Jen Sheehan works with people with mental health and disability issues. “I feel like this work is my calling,” she said. “I like to see a person get a job who has been searching for several months.  Or when someone finds safe housing. It is gratifying when that happens.” She especially likes it...

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...
07/26/2017 - 9:59am
What started as an idea for a sports product by one Wright County resident in 1987 has moved to having manufactured items for sports teams and schools across the country in 2017! Sportsgraphics, now located at 1791 Page Avenue between the Clarmond golf course and Lake Cornelia, is owned and operated by the Conlon brothers, Tom and Pat. It is in...
06/07/2017 - 10:09am
Once again, the Clarion-Goldfield-Dows senior class invested in the lives of untold numbers with their senior LIFE PROJECTS, which also make a difference in their own lives. The graduating class contributed nearly 2,000 hours of volunteer work (minimum of 25 hours for each senior), which have made a difference in our community this year and beyond...
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