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05/28/2015 - 1:20pm

The Clarion-Goldfield-Dows Board of Education approved the new school calendar for 2015-16 at their regular meeting this past Monday. The first day of classes will be August 24, with Christmas break scheduled from December 23 to January 3 with classes beginning on January 4. The final day of classes, pending make-up days, will be May 24 with Commencement on May 22. “This calendar...

05/13/2015 - 3:39pm
The Clarion-Goldfield-Dows girls golf team took the NCC tournament title this past Monday in Clear Lake, finishing with a 391 and tying Humboldt. The fifth score was then used to break the tie, giving the Cowgirls the title. Finishing behind those two teams were: Clear Lake 403, Algona 411, Hampton-Dumont 447, Iowa Falls-Alden 461, Webster City...
05/13/2015 - 3:38pm
Algona kept their firm hold on their dominance of North Central Conference boys track & field by taking another title at this past Monday’s meet in Algona. The Bulldogs, winners for the eighth straight year, racked up 177 points. Following them were: Humboldt 106, Webster City 96, Clear Lake 85, Iowa Falls-Alden 81, St. Edmond 71,...
05/13/2015 - 3:37pm
Algona won the team title again at the NCC girls track & field meet this past Monday in Fort Dodge. The Bulldogs scored 152 points, followed by Humboldt with 125 and Webster City with 97. The Cowgirls had some nice efforts for the meet, as the shuttle hurdle, 4x800 and sprint med relays all brought home gold. A handful of third-place finishes...
05/13/2015 - 3:32pm
German-born Hanna Elshoff is a spry lady of 73 who has a fascinating story to tell, and she’s telling it while also thanking Americans and raising money for a good cause. She made a stop in Clarion last Wednesday as part of her multi-state tour on a solar-powered bike named Elf. “I thought that someday I would do this, when I’m...
05/06/2015 - 2:13pm
Bryce Davis is a native Iowan, and knew that someday he wanted to return to his home state. When that chance came, he could not pass up at least trying for it. He is now back, and getting used to his new office as Wright County Economic Development (WCED) Director. “There were not too many jobs readily available when I made the decision to...
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