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08/16/2017 - 10:10am

Last week, Clarion-Goldfield-Dows schools began advertising for an additional kindergarten teacher. With expected enrollment numbers collected during school registration on August 9, the three existing kindergarten classes would have numbered 27, 27, and 28 students—a very high number for one teacher and one assistant per classroom to handle, and too high for current classroom space....

08/16/2017 - 10:01am
Pencils, markers, crayons, scissors, glue, folders, notebooks—for families getting ready to head back to school, school supply shopping can be either stressful, fun, or a bit of both. And unfortunately, some families can’t afford to buy new school supplies for their children at all. Julie Schmidt, a para-educator at Clarion-Goldfield-...
08/16/2017 - 9:56am
Soon, MidAmerican Energy Company will begin work to upgrade the Century Wind Project in the southeast portion of Wright County, which was first brought online in 2005. Work on the wind turbines will involve hauling in heavy equipment and materials over paved and gravel roads. “They are going to have to do some upgrades to some intersections...
08/09/2017 - 10:00am
Summer is a time when families can get together and have some fun. Sometimes, this involves a trip to go out and try something new. Sometimes, however, the fun comes to you. This week, the Culpepper and Merriweather Circus out of Hugo, Oklahoma, set up near the high school in Clarion and gave two spectacular shows on Monday night. Close to 200...
08/09/2017 - 9:57am
Danielle Koester, Wright County Fair Queen, had a busy month of July. You may have seen the Eagle Grove High School graduate supporting competitors at the livestock shows at the Fair or at the grandstand events. However, you probably don’t know that she also did a lot of behind-the-scenes work at the Fair as an intern for the Wright County...
08/09/2017 - 9:53am
Gary and Sally Woodley of Clarion were presented with the eighth annual Wright County Farm Bureau Good Neighbor Award at the Member Appreciation Supper on August 1.  The award was presented in recognition of the environmental practices in their farming operation, community service and their promotion of agriculture. He has served as Sunday...
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