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01/18/2017 - 11:32am

Thirty-six percent of Iowa’s energy comes from wind farms—the highest share nationally, according to Iowa State University industrial designer Pete Evans. With the state’s—and the world’s—changing energy landscape, it’s important to teach young students about the technology that will help shape their futures.  

ISU Extension is doing just...

12/28/2016 - 11:12am
The Clarion-Goldfield-Dows boys varsity basketball team claimed another victim last Tuesday in a 61-58 home win over Algona. The Cowboys were up 31-20 at the break. No less than four players reached double digits in the scoring column, with Sam Urness and Will Weidemann leading the way at 16 points each. Urness was helped by a blistering 8 of 10...
12/21/2016 - 11:20am
At this time of year, local churches are filled with light and decorations to welcome visitors and celebrate one of the most special days in the Christian faith. One church, Goldfield United Presbyterian, is especially blessed with beauty in its lovely stained glass windows—which have their own unique story. Sonna Johnson, who has puzzled...
12/21/2016 - 11:17am
Due to the generosity of Robert and Judy Ritter, Dows, Wright County Conservation has taken custody of a parcel of land that could benefit local wildlife and water quality for years to come.  On December 14, the Ritters officially handed over the deed to the 25 acres in Vernon Township that will be called “Noah’s Refuge” for...
12/21/2016 - 11:13am
Last Thursday night in Webster City, the Clarion-Goldfield-Dows wrestling team won a quad meet. They edged the host Lynx 37-32 then got by Humboldt 35-28 in taking two North Central Conference wins. They also easily defeated Pocahontas Area 54-19 in a non-conference match. Versus the Lynx, Connor Johnson (126), Tanner Abbas (138), Dakota Hennigar...
12/15/2016 - 10:40am
In his 2014 Condition of the Judiciary address, Iowa Chief Justice Mark Cady declared a need for increased courthouse security in light of the attempted shootings that took place at the Madison and Jackson County courthouses that year. Initial statewide efforts included surveying security measures previously taken and providing training on...
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