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06/28/2017 - 9:51am

As Wright County and its communities focus on growth, local organizations are reaching out to try and show people what our area has to offer. In order to do that, Wright County Economic Development decided it was time to take on someone who could focus on showing the county to its best advantage. This month, the department hired Sarah Sheller, new county marketing specialist.

“We...

06/07/2017 - 9:58am
Last Tuesday night in a home game, the Clarion-Goldfield-Dows varsity baseball team defeated West Hancock by an 8-7 score. The Cowboys plated four runs in the opening frame, only to see the Eagles go up 7-4 after five complete innings. The home team came back with one run in the sixth and three more in the final frame to take the win. Jacob O...
05/31/2017 - 9:40am
At 98 years old, Granville “Granny” Shivvers has spent almost the last one-fourth of his life at the Meadows Independent Living. Though he didn’t grow up in Clarion, he’s been part of the community so long—and has seen enough of his old friends and acquaintances come to the Meadows, as well—that the area and...
05/31/2017 - 9:34am
Students in the Clarion-Goldfield-Dows district are done for the year on May 31. Right now, kids are getting excited for summer vacation and activities outdoors—like biking. During the last week of class, elementary School Nurse Katie Stecher and the school assembly committee made sure the students would be safe on their bikes during the...
05/24/2017 - 1:43pm
According to Emma Konvalinka, class president, the Clarion-Goldfield-Dows class of 2017 have spent close to 2,340 days in the district. Their final day as students was May 21, when the 78 students in the graduating class crossed the stage to receive their diplomas. Check out our slideshow of the graduation ceremony below. If you'd like to...
05/24/2017 - 10:29am
Eleven months out of the year, 12 empty rows of pews at the Vernon Lutheran Church of rural Dows stand in quiet testimony to the families that worshipped there for more than a century. But in June, the memories will come alive once again when visitors come flooding back for the seventh annual yearly service. Due to population changes which...
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