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10/17/2018 - 11:30am

                  Several Clarion residents, downtown business owners and shoppers faced a scary afternoon and night last Wednesday due to a natural gas leak. A crew burying fiber optic cable in the 100 block of 2nd St NW in Clarion struck a gas line at approximately 3:30PM Wednesday, right behind Clarion Super Foods grocery store.

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09/26/2018 - 11:06am
 These days, it is not uncommon for high school students to begin their college careers a little early and take some college classes while still in high school. Less common though, is for students to take college classes for free and get diverse hands-on experiences even as they earn a college scholarship. This is the opportunity that North...
09/26/2018 - 10:59am
Widely recognized throughout the world, the 4-H emblem came into being at a one-room schoolhouse near Clarion, Iowa. Known as Lake #6, the school was first moved into Clarion and made into a museum. Last year, it was moved to the Heartland Museum complex. Volunteers have spent the summer renovating the schoolhouse. For the full story, see the...
09/19/2018 - 12:22pm
            Dave Mechem has made quite a leap in the last few decades from the cornfields of Iowa to the bright lights of Hollywood and beyond. Mechem grew up in Clarion but followed his calling elsewhere in the film industry. Years later, he is an executive producer, and particularly proud his current film “...
09/19/2018 - 12:16pm
           Lydia Odhiambo is the first foreign exchange student ever from Africa to attend Clarion-Goldfield-Dows High School, and she is enjoying learning the ropes.             Lydia, who is from Kenya, is currently a senior at C-G-D and says this is her first...
09/19/2018 - 12:12pm
            This fall, there are two new young, enthusiastic faces in the halls of Clarion-Goldfield-Dows elementary, in addition to the dozens of children of course.             Anna Zeller will be teaching Prep Kindergarten and 3-year old preschool. Zeller,...
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