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03/22/2017 - 10:48am

On March 13, locals gathered at Mosaic in Clarion once again for Chilifest, the 32nd annual chili lunch-and-dinner fundraiser. The food, fun, and raffle is something Clarion area residents look forward to every year. It’s also an opportunity to show support for Mosaic’s cause: helping those with intellectual disabilities live full, meaningful lives.

Many don’t know the...

03/01/2017 - 10:58am
Clarion-Goldfield-Dows head girls basketball coach Kevin Kakacek has now released his team’s final stats for the 2016-17 season. Along with the overall stats and the listings of where they ranked in North Central Conference games only. The team had one player land on the All-Conference Teams in recent balloting, as senior Hannah TerHark...
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...
02/22/2017 - 11:01am
During February, the last of 66 emergency radios were installed in all emergency vehicles in the county. This means that every police, EMS, fire, and sheriff vehicle’s radio now fits P25 standards, the current parameters for public safety organizations in the U.S. Though the radios have more power and somewhat better range than their...
02/22/2017 - 10:53am
The Clarion-Goldfield-Dows wrestling team took five individuals to state wrestling this past week in Des Moines, and came home with two medal winners in Tanner Abbas (138) and Spencer Trenary (285). The team placed 16th in Class 2A with 34.5 points. Solon was the team champion after Saturday’s finals with 96.5 points, followed in the top...
02/15/2017 - 11:26am
In March of 2016, Clarion’s own Dr. Jon Ahrendson took the trip of a lifetime: a hike to the base of Mount. Everest, sponsored by the Wilderness Medical Society. On February 6, Ahrendson shared about his experience—a journey of more than 7,500 miles by plane, then days of additional hiking to reach the Base Camp, and back to Kathmandu...
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