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02/22/2017 - 11:08am

Educators are finding more and more ways to incorporate STEM—science, technology, engineering and mathematics—in the classroom, which gives students hands-on experiences with the ways technology shapes our world. This year, Clarion-Goldfield-Dows Middle School science teachers Pat O’Brien and Jay Jackson have been helping their students further their STEM experience through...

02/22/2017 - 11:01am
During February, the last of 66 emergency radios were installed in all emergency vehicles in the county. This means that every police, EMS, fire, and sheriff vehicle’s radio now fits P25 standards, the current parameters for public safety organizations in the U.S. Though the radios have more power and somewhat better range than their...
02/22/2017 - 10:53am
The Clarion-Goldfield-Dows wrestling team took five individuals to state wrestling this past week in Des Moines, and came home with two medal winners in Tanner Abbas (138) and Spencer Trenary (285). The team placed 16th in Class 2A with 34.5 points. Solon was the team champion after Saturday’s finals with 96.5 points, followed in the top...
02/15/2017 - 11:26am
In March of 2016, Clarion’s own Dr. Jon Ahrendson took the trip of a lifetime: a hike to the base of Mount. Everest, sponsored by the Wilderness Medical Society. On February 6, Ahrendson shared about his experience—a journey of more than 7,500 miles by plane, then days of additional hiking to reach the Base Camp, and back to Kathmandu...
02/15/2017 - 11:23am
Members of the Clarion Pride committee are busy laying out plans for the spring and summer of 2017. The nearly dozen members are led by co-chairs Peggy O’Neill and Carolyn Bowman. Mary Miller serves as its secretary. While the ‘Pride’ group has been in existence for nearly a decade, it has been the last several years that ‘...
02/15/2017 - 11:12am
The Clarion-Goldfield-Dows wrestling team will be trying to equal, or even improve, on their third place team finish a year ago in Class 2A as this year’s State Wrestling Tournament kicks off Thursday at Wells Fargo Arena. Helping in that effort will be five individual qualifiers following the District tournament this past Saturday at...
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