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05/17/2017 - 10:21am

For many parents and grandparents, watching their children graduate is a time that brings back sweet memories and fills them with hope for their family’s future. Clarion is an area with strong family history, which makes graduation all the more meaningful.

This year’s commencement ceremony at Clarion-Goldfield-Dows will be another chapter of history for five families in the...

05/17/2017 - 10:12am
Rural Iowa is an area with a high population of older citizens. Wright is one of several counties in north central Iowa where 20 percent of the population 65 or older. This means that many rural Iowans are facing health and mobility issues they may not have worried about when they were younger. For some, living in a care facility or with family...
05/17/2017 - 10:09am
The Clarion-Goldfield-Dows CSD last week received approval for the federal Food and Nutrition Service’s Summer Food Service Program. With the program, the district will be able to serve free meals to minors for 39 days during the summer. “Because our rural schools are changing so much, we have more than 50 percent of our students who...
05/10/2017 - 10:36am
Mother’s Day is just around the corner. Many have plans to show appreciation for the moms in their life, and the staff of the HOPES program at Wright County Public Health are no exception. On May 3, HOPES staff held a fun event for mothers in their program, made extra special with a purse donation HOPES staff are calling “The Purse...
05/10/2017 - 10:34am
May 1 through May 4, the Wright County Fairgrounds were busy with fifth grade students from Wright, Hamilton, Humboldt, and Webster counties, who each came for one day to learn about agriculture and the environment. It was the 22nd year of the Youth Environmental Agriculture Days. The Youth Environmental Ag Days help youth develop an understanding...
05/10/2017 - 10:32am
As the 2016-17 academic year comes to a close, the Clarion-Goldfield-Dows school board and administration is already preparing for next year. The first item of business at the Monday night school board meeting was a calendar hearing—and one major change from previous calendar years was discussed: a weekly early dismissal for students on...
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