Wednesday October 07, 2015
09/23/2015 - 9:27am
“Almost every song has a story to it.”
So said Richard Lindaman to a small audience that gathered at the Heartland Museum to learn about bluegrass music on September 13. Lindaman gave some background on the history of bluegrass, sang songs, and sprinkled his presentation with bits of “Appalachian humor.”
Lindaman opened the...
09/23/2015 - 9:18am
Starting on Grandparents Day, September 13, the Meadows Assisted Living began celebrating assisted living week. The week involved activities and special food and music events, and tenants enjoyed time visiting with family and friends.
Sue Wanken, certified medical assistant in charge of activities, said the theme they’d picked for assisted...
09/23/2015 - 9:16am
For the second year in a row, the C-G-D middle school student leadership group, Peer Helpers, is organizing its Glow Run 5k. Peer Helpers is known for the fun activities that they sponsor, like Senior Night, the elementary carnival, and school dances. However, fun and games is only one part of what Peer Helpers does.
Margaret Askelson, counselor...
09/16/2015 - 10:40am
On Saturday at C-G-D High School, hobbyists, collectors, and dealers of coins gathered for the Clarion Coin Club’s fall show. There was much to see and learn for newcomers, and much to interest active coin collectors, like those in Clarion’s club.
“We’re one of the oldest in the state of Iowa,” club president Boyd...
09/16/2015 - 10:36am
On September 12, Senator Ed Guth of the Iowa Senate stopped at Lewright Meats in Eagle Grove to visit with constituents. Turnout was sparse, possibly due to the Iowa-Iowa State Game, but Guth and his wife, Margaret, who is his clerk, spoke to the press about the issues they discuss in Des Moines.
Guth said he frequently visits businesses in his...