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05/25/2016 - 10:46am

“What lies behind us and what lies ahead of us are tiny matters compared to what lies within us.”

This quote, attributed to Ralph Waldo Emerson, was chosen by the Clarion-Goldfield-Dows class of 2016 as their motto. On Sunday, May 22, the class of 2016 graduated from high school, ready to move on and find out what lies ahead of them.

The class of 2016, the smallest at...

05/11/2016 - 10:06am
Melvin Jones, the founder of Lions Clubs International, thought that men who are successful because of their drive, intelligence and ambition should put their talents to work by improving their communities. The Clarion Lions Club, which on May 1 turned 69 years old, is fulfilling that goal through service projects and gifts. In recognition for...
05/11/2016 - 10:01am
Approximately 560 fifth grade students and 70 adults from Humboldt, Hamilton, Webster and Wrightcounties had a unique educational experience at the 2016 Youth Environmental Ag Days.  This was the 21styear for the event which was held May 2-5 at the Wright County Fairgrounds in Eagle Grove.  The program was developed by and continues to...
05/11/2016 - 9:48am
At 11:05 p.m., 151 Iowa veterans landed at the Fort Dodge Regional Airport, home from their Honor Flight to Washington D.C. At least 300 spectators waited for their return and cheered each veteran as they disembarked from the plane. The group had the opportunity to visit the World War II, Korean War Veterans, and Vietnam Veterans memorials, as...
05/04/2016 - 10:15am
This Saturday, three veterans from Wright County, along with 148 other northern Iowa veterans, will get the chance to remember fallen comrades be honored for their service to our country. Earl Odland, Jr. (Clarion, World War II), Allyn Christenson (Clarion, Korean War), and Roger Oppedahl (Goldfield, Vietnam War) will leave from the Ft. Dodge...
05/04/2016 - 10:13am
Twenty-five members of the Clarion Pride committee crowded the council chamber at Monday night’s city council meeting. Though they pointed out some problems they wanted the council to address, they also said they wanted to work with the council to improve the appearance and value of the city. Peggy O’Neill, temporary chair for the...
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