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01/17/2018 - 11:13am

Learning to put your best foot forward is something we all have to do. But while it can be nerve-wracking to figure out how to dress and act in different social and work situations, with some practice (and maybe a little help), anyone can learn how to present themselves well. So learned a group of special education students from the Clarion-Goldfield-Dows and Eagle Grove High Schools last week...

12/20/2017 - 12:20pm
While for most the holidays are a time for joy and family, they can also be a time of personal and financial stress. To help feed families during this busy season, the largest pork producer in Iowa recently expanded a program that should make Christmas merrier for those in need. On Friday, December 8, volunteers with Iowa Select Farms gave away...
12/13/2017 - 11:36am
It took the City of Clarion more than three months to find the right candidate for the city administrator position, but last week, Nebraska native Jordan Cook officially took office. When Cook started college, he was an architectural engineering major. But he happened to take an urban studies class, which covered a wide variety of social science...
12/13/2017 - 11:34am
This is the second article in the "Under 40" series featuring locals under 40 who are making a difference in our community. Nicole and Grant Woodley currently serve as co-pastors of Clarion’s First Lutheran Church. They are enjoying the church and the community, a shared ministry they have held since January of 2015. The couple...
12/13/2017 - 11:26am
At Thanksgiving, many in the Clarion area enjoy attending the free annual dinner hosted by the Clarion Ministerial Association. The meal is a help to those who may not be able to travel to see family, and is a wonderful way to celebrate the holiday with the community. This year, locals will have the opportunity to enjoy a similar free meal on...
12/06/2017 - 11:10am
On Saturday, families who visited the Heartland Museum took photos with Santa in front of a lovely holiday backdrop: Christmas trees and a beautiful little cutter, a two-person horse-drawn sleigh. The cutter, a model built around 1900 and used by the Carpenter family near Woolstock around that time, is the subject of the “Mystery at the...
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