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05/25/2016 - 10:46am

“What lies behind us and what lies ahead of us are tiny matters compared to what lies within us.”

This quote, attributed to Ralph Waldo Emerson, was chosen by the Clarion-Goldfield-Dows class of 2016 as their motto. On Sunday, May 22, the class of 2016 graduated from high school, ready to move on and find out what lies ahead of them.

The class of 2016, the smallest at...

04/20/2016 - 10:09am
The night of April 12 saw Fuel in Clarion packed with close to 120 visitors. The event? Mr. G’s Spring Style show. The annual event has, for the last 20 years, allowed local women a preview of the fashions Mr. G’s For Her will have available for the spring. Guests enjoyed salad, chicken and pasta, and dessert while models walked from...
04/20/2016 - 10:06am
100 Great Iowa Nurses, an organization dedicated to celebrating the achievements of nurses and providing scholarships for nursing students, announced their 100 honorees for their 2016 awards on March 1. Linda Rosenbaum, nurse leader at Iowa Specialty Hospital – Clarion, was one of them. Rosenbaum, who’s been in her current position for...
04/13/2016 - 10:15am
John Deere’s majority acquisition of Hagie Manufacturing has created some backlash both in Clarion and the wider agricultural community. Locals are concerned that this spells doom for a major job provider, and others don’t like the idea of one large company owning more of the market. But according to Alan Hagie, grandson of Hagie...
04/13/2016 - 10:12am
On Friday, Iowa Specialty Hospital in Clarion hosted Iowa Senator Chuck Grassley. Grassley took a tour of the hospital and spoke with personnel and community members about their concerns. Grassley said that on days when there are no votes in the Senate, he comes back to Iowa. “When we had our 2-week recess, I was in 19 different counties,...
04/13/2016 - 10:10am
Many things have changed about the Clarion Ambulance Service over the years. Denise Eekhoff, an EMT (emergency medical technician) in Clarion for 12 years, said equipment and trucks have been updated, and they built a new ambulance shed in 2010. One thing will never change, however: the team’s desire to be there when the community needs it...
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