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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...

12/15/2016 - 10:34am
Three tables laid end-to-end, boxes of fresh fruit stacked five high, and shelves of assembled baskets full of Christmas goodies: these were the sights at Chappy’s in Clarion the morning of December 8. At 11 a.m., about 50 people were engaged in assembling the traditional bags of fruit to distribute to the elderly and people in need before...
12/15/2016 - 10:29am
On Monday, December 19, visitors to the Wright County Courthouse will get the chance to participate in a fun, festive activity: the courthouse ugly Christmas sweater contest. Each participating courthouse staff member will have a jar with their ugly sweater photo on display across from the treasurer’s office on the first floor. Visitors can...
12/07/2016 - 11:44am
The Clarion Rotary Club takes part in many local and international service projects, ranging from hosting a lemonade stand at Festival in the Park, providing a scholarship for high school seniors, selling cookies at basketball games, to packing infant health bags, sponsoring exchange students and education for the underprivileged, and helping fund...
12/07/2016 - 11:40am
On December 10 and 11, for the first time, the Clarion-Goldfield-Dows High School Industrial Tech Club will be hosting a special Christmas event for the community: a Festival of Trees. For a freewill donation, community members can enjoy many Christmas activities and show support for a good cause. “We’re trying to raise money for the...
12/07/2016 - 11:30am
The Clarion-Goldfield-Dows wrestling team easily won their two opening dual meets last Thursday in Fort Dodge, defeating host St. Edmond 71-6 and shutting down Hampton-Dumont 62-15. Versus the Gaels, falls were recorded by Kamren Jergenson (152) and Dakota Hennigar (160) with Tanner Abbas (138) getting a 25-10 technical fall. Nine other Cowboys...
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