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03/22/2017 - 10:48am

On March 13, locals gathered at Mosaic in Clarion once again for Chilifest, the 32nd annual chili lunch-and-dinner fundraiser. The food, fun, and raffle is something Clarion area residents look forward to every year. It’s also an opportunity to show support for Mosaic’s cause: helping those with intellectual disabilities live full, meaningful lives.

Many don’t know the...

02/15/2017 - 11:23am
Members of the Clarion Pride committee are busy laying out plans for the spring and summer of 2017. The nearly dozen members are led by co-chairs Peggy O’Neill and Carolyn Bowman. Mary Miller serves as its secretary. While the ‘Pride’ group has been in existence for nearly a decade, it has been the last several years that ‘...
02/15/2017 - 11:12am
The Clarion-Goldfield-Dows wrestling team will be trying to equal, or even improve, on their third place team finish a year ago in Class 2A as this year’s State Wrestling Tournament kicks off Thursday at Wells Fargo Arena. Helping in that effort will be five individual qualifiers following the District tournament this past Saturday at...
02/08/2017 - 12:07pm
The Clarion-Goldfield-Dows school district has an active National FFA Organization chapter which is helping young people develop leadership skills and promoting agricultural education. Though the skills gained through FFA can help grow individuals going into any career, some of these students do intend to go directly into agriculture—and are...
02/08/2017 - 12:00pm
Thanks to the Wright County Charitable Foundation and funds raised through other means, the Clarion Volunteer Fire Department has recently been able to upgrade and replace some of their rescue equipment—making Clarion safer. The Charitable Foundation grant went to replace emergency air lift bags from Paratech. The sturdy rubber bags can be...
02/08/2017 - 11:53am
The Clarion-Goldfield-Dows wrestling team took their first step in the quest for more postseason hardware to add to an already impressive haul in winning the Class 2A Sectional last Saturday at Algona. The Cowboys piled up 242 points to win the crown, qualifying them for a regional dual which was held this past Tuesday (read about the results of...
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