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04/24/2019 - 11:54am

In January, Clarion’s Marys & Marthas (M & Ms) ‘adopted’ the Los Angeles Police Department (LAPD). A news story about the adoption was published previously in the Monitor. CGD elementary principal Tricia Rosendahl read the story and made a mental note: she and three other educators from the localschool district were slated to attend a week-long conference in Los...

03/13/2019 - 11:01am
            The lights are dimmed and the curtain is drawn in the Clarion-Goldfield-Dows High School gym. And dozens of students are preparing for their big spring production next week. This year’s play will be “The Greek Mythology Olympiaganza” by Don Zolidis.       ...
03/13/2019 - 10:58am
            Who doesn’t love going to the movies? Most of us like to take in the occasional flick, so we are fortunate that Clarion is one of those increasingly rare small towns that actually has a movie theatre. And soon, the Clarion Theatre hopes to be even more relevant to the community by reaching out an...
03/13/2019 - 10:46am
                  The Wright County Board of Supervisors met Monday morning. The biggest agenda item was a public hearing for the 2019-2020 fiscal year budget.                   The budget hearing was held. Auditor...
03/06/2019 - 12:31pm
A couple local representatives had a very busy day last Friday. State Representative Terry Baxter and State Senator Dennis Guth appeared at three different town halls meetings that day in Eagle Grove, Clarion, and Belmond. The meetings were sponsored by Farm Bureau. Local Farm Bureau President Austin Charlson explained that since Farm Bureau is a...
03/06/2019 - 12:28pm
Clarion-Goldfield-Dows Elementary school strives to create not only good academic-minded students, but also well-rounded individuals. One way they do this is by utilizing the “Leader in Me” model. The program’s website explains its goals: “Leader in Me helps schools create well-rounded learners by developing the whole-...
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