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04/18/2018 - 9:58am

In a community like ours, good deeds and generosity help spur on more good deeds. Because of this, a little generosity can go a long way.

Fourth and fifth graders at Clarion-Goldfield-Dows recently got to participate in a philanthropic project, thanks to a grant the received through Project Jack. The grants memorialize Jack Lindaman, a boy who died at age 6 of spinal muscular atrophy in...

03/14/2018 - 10:57am
The annual Wright County 4-H Fun Nite was held this past Saturday, March 10 at the Clarion-Goldfield-Dows High School.  Each year, the event encourages people of all ages from around the county to come out and enjoy an evening of food, fun, games, and the crowing of the Fun Nite royalty as a means for raising funds to support local 4-H...
03/14/2018 - 10:52am
In the spring of 2017, the Clarion-Goldfield-Dows school board announced that the district would be scheduling a weekly Wednesday early dismissal for students during the 2018-2019 school year. The change was implemented to allow for professional development. At the time, 75 percent of teachers supported moving to the weekly Wednesday early...
03/07/2018 - 11:19am
As has been their custom for several years, state legislators Representative Terry Baxter (District 8, covering Hancock, Kossuth, and Wright Counties) and Senator Dennis Guth (District 4, covering Emmet, Hancock, Kossuth, Winnebago, and Wright Counties) spent some time visiting with constituents in Wright County last week. Meetings were held in...
03/07/2018 - 11:16am
Now that the old 4-H Schoolhouse museum has been moved to Heartland Museum property, Museum board members are working to get it ready for visitors. Estimated costs to outfit the schoolhouse with a handicap accessible ramp and door, plus clean up the inside and update the 4-H exhibits are about $10,000. A used book sale, held last week at the...
03/07/2018 - 11:13am
The Nels took a chance when they bought and opened Clarion Locker in 2009. Looking back, Manie and Elmarie are glad they did. In the past nine years, as the business has grown and expanded, their enthusiasm hasn’t waned. The twosome were born in South Africa and came to the United States. They knew that better opportunities were possible...
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