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03/29/2017 - 9:57am

When Kristina Moore took over the librarian position at Clarion-Goldfield-Dows High School, she noticed that the spacious library was a place where students gathered during free time to study and relax. But last fall, she realized it could potentially be something more.

At the Area Education Agency’s librarian’s conference, Moore learned about Makerspace, an area put aside...

03/29/2017 - 9:53am
At this time of year, many who are weary of Iowa winters start dreaming about summer—and the various beach and lakeside activities they enjoy at that time. If you are one of those thinking of days on the water, you may be interested in this story of former Clarion resident Mark Lowry, a sailing enthusiast who last year undertook his most...
03/29/2017 - 9:43am
Clarion-Goldfield-Dows eighth-grader Reed Abbas has been involved in wrestling since kindergarten, and now all of that experience has paid off with a State AAU wrestling championship. At that event, held February 25-26, Abbas (representing Team Valley) started the tournament with a pin in just under a minute. That set the stage for a technical...
03/22/2017 - 10:48am
On March 13, locals gathered at Mosaic in Clarion once again for Chilifest, the 32nd annual chili lunch-and-dinner fundraiser. The food, fun, and raffle is something Clarion area residents look forward to every year. It’s also an opportunity to show support for Mosaic’s cause: helping those with intellectual disabilities live full,...
03/22/2017 - 10:43am
On Monday, the Clarion city council passed three ordinances that will allow the city to better enforce regulations on property nuisances—a long-promised change that was met with joy by some attendees of the meeting. First, the council held the first reading of Ordinance 568 regulating junk vehicles. It repeals the older Ordinance 517 (...
03/22/2017 - 10:35am
The C-G-D High School Industrial Tech Club has announced that it will hold a fundraiser Daddy Daughter Dance for elementary school girls and their fathers on April 1, 6-8 p.m. at the High School. Preschool through fifth grade girls may be escorted by their father (or other father figure) for a night of dancing and fun. “We’re hoping...
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