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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...

02/08/2017 - 12:07pm
The Clarion-Goldfield-Dows school district has an active National FFA Organization chapter which is helping young people develop leadership skills and promoting agricultural education. Though the skills gained through FFA can help grow individuals going into any career, some of these students do intend to go directly into agriculture—and are...
02/08/2017 - 12:00pm
Thanks to the Wright County Charitable Foundation and funds raised through other means, the Clarion Volunteer Fire Department has recently been able to upgrade and replace some of their rescue equipment—making Clarion safer. The Charitable Foundation grant went to replace emergency air lift bags from Paratech. The sturdy rubber bags can be...
02/08/2017 - 11:53am
The Clarion-Goldfield-Dows wrestling team took their first step in the quest for more postseason hardware to add to an already impressive haul in winning the Class 2A Sectional last Saturday at Algona. The Cowboys piled up 242 points to win the crown, qualifying them for a regional dual which was held this past Tuesday (read about the results of...
02/01/2017 - 11:02am
On January 24, the local group Marys and Marthas began their sixteenth year of meeting monthly, donating to local people and causes, and spreading cheer and support throughout Clarion and the wider community. The end of their fifteenth year also brought another important milestone: as of last week, Marys and Marthas has given away over $100,000....
02/01/2017 - 11:00am
Though winter weather conditions can slow travel and force people to cancel plans, they haven’t stopped Wright County from moving forward with financial business and plans for later in the year. On Monday, the board of supervisors accepted bids for two projects that will improve county roadways this summer.  County Engineer Adam Clemons...
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