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07/01/2015 - 10:59am

Kelsie Brodersen will be in the 11th grade at Clarion-Goldfield-Dows High School this fall.  As the wrestling manager for the past two years, Kelsie and her mom, Marcie, took note of how old the team’s awards podium was.  As they traveled from town-to-town, they began to take note of what they liked - and so a 4-H project idea was born.
“The Podium that the school...

07/01/2015 - 10:53am
2015 Clarion-Goldfield-Dows graduate Mason Willey, who brought home two medals from state track in May, recently participated in the annual Senior All-Star Spotlight Track & Field Meet held at the University of Dubuque. High school athletes from all over Iowa, along with neighboring states Illinois and Wisconsin, are invited to this...
07/01/2015 - 10:50am
            Tuesday June 23, the Heartland Museum opened its doors to young kids for a four-hour event. From 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. the kids got hands on experience of historical events. As the kids began to roll in, they had bags with their names on them and nametags so the other kids and helpers...
06/25/2015 - 10:46am
It's the end of an era as Rochelle Pohlman winds down her career as Clarion's City Administrator.      Pohlman started working for the city in November of 1984 as a utility billing clerk. Over the next thirty years she would become instrumental in managing the city, becoming the city's payroll clerk, administrative...
06/25/2015 - 10:45am
Action opens up county, state resources   Wright County Emergency Management Coordinator Jim Lester presented a resolution declaring a state of emergency for the county after a severe storm rolled through early Monday morning, and it was approved at the Board of Supervisors meeting. The action is necessary to mobilize county resources to...
06/25/2015 - 10:42am
     A new business is literally setting up shop in Clarion. The Belmond branch of Yohn Ready Mix has moved to Clarion where they are building a new office to go with their new mixing plant.      Responding to a growing volume of work in the area, the concrete and construction company has moved south from their...
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