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07/18/2018 - 12:12pm

Knute and Amanda Severson have returned (Knute) and moved (Amanda) to Clarion and the community is better for it! The Severson family has been in the Clarion area for a handful of generations. Amanda is new to our area and became a ‘Severson’ in August a year ago, when the two were married.

The couple now resides on a farmstead where Knute’s great grandfather lived....

06/06/2018 - 11:20am
Clarion’s new recreation director, Scott Simmons, arrived just in time to start working on the kids’ summer ball season. Now that the league is underway—and fall sports need to be planned for—Simmons said that so far, “It’s just been going 100 mph.”  Simmons—not related to previous rec director...
06/06/2018 - 11:17am
Clarion’s kickoff to summer is almost here. This weekend, June 8 and 9, Clarionites and visitors will celebrate our Festival in the Park. The theme of the Festival is “Meet you at the Gazebo!”, highlighting the classic park structure that helped get the Festival started in 1979. “We’re just paying tribute to where the...
06/06/2018 - 11:13am
It’s no secret that the Clarion, Goldfield, and Dows communities have youth to be proud of. For several years, the C-G-D Middle School Peer Helpers have been standout young citizens, volunteering and raising money for good causes. Last week, at the end of the school year, the Peer Helpers received special recognition for their work with the...
05/30/2018 - 11:44am
The first Brushy Creek Area Honor Flight left Fort Dodge Regional Airport on May 1, 2010. Since that time, more than 2,000 veterans from 53 counties have gone to see their memorials in Washington, D.C. About 145 veterans were aboard the 16th Brushy Creek Area Honor Flight on May 12, including five from Wright County: Michel Thomason, Goldfield;...
05/30/2018 - 11:38am
The Heartland Museum’s Hall of Agriculture contains many vehicles and implements. While classic tractors are the largest portion of the exhibit, some more unusual machines also make an appearance. Earlier this month, the museum received an addition to the “unusual” side of their collection: an experimental aircraft, designed and...
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