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02/10/2016 - 11:21am

On Tuesday, the Meadows Assisted Living held a birthday celebration for their oldest tenant, Helen Hilpipre, who turned 104. Helen, who is also one of Clarion’s oldest residents, spent most of her life here, and consequently got to see our area go through a lot of changes—and got to know many local people.

“Everybody knows Helen Hilpipre,” said Ryan Lobdell,...

01/06/2016 - 11:06am
In one of his stops along his “full Grassley” tour, which will take him to the last of 99 Iowa counties by Thursday, former Arkansas governor and Republican presidential candidate Mike Huckabee visited Hagie Manufacturing in Clarion on Monday. A crowd of about 30 Hagie employees and community members listened as Huckabee spoke about...
01/06/2016 - 11:04am
It started when Wright County resident Karen Weld’s sister Jill Murray of Burnsville, Minnesota, took a week-long flower arranging class instructed by a nationally-known floral arranger. “The gal encouraged Jill to apply to volunteer as a Rose Bowl parade float worker,” said Weld. “Jill made contacts in April and we found...
12/30/2015 - 10:51am
Here is a list of just a few of the news highlights of 2015. January Logan Nelson and Taylor Kruger are crowned Winterfest King and Queen at Clarion-Goldfield-Dows on Friday, January 16. February The Cowboy wrestling team is officially set to return to Des Moines to defend their Class 1A State Duals title. They win the title and earn second place...
12/30/2015 - 10:33am
Though a continued hearing for the requested road vacation of Buchanan Avenue between C56 and 310th Street was supposed to occur at the December 28 supervisor’s meeting, the hearing was cancelled due to Daybreak Food’s withdrawal of the vacation request. The supervisors received a formal letter of withdrawal, which was read at the...
12/30/2015 - 10:30am
Last Tuesday night in Gowrie, the Clarion-Goldfield-Dows varsity boys basketball team evened their pre-holiday record at 3-3 (3-1 in conference play) with a 66-51 loss to the home Jaguars of Southeast Valley. Ryan Darland came up big for his team, netting 22 points with Chase Harker next at nine points. Sam Urness and Noah Maxheimer both finished...
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