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09/20/2017 - 10:19am

While last week brought summer temperatures back to Clarion, fall is on its way. With it comes Halloween, and with Halloween will come the second year of Clarion’s new seasonal attraction: the Spooktacular Nights haunted house.

Since early spring of this year, a small group of planners and organizers have been discussing how to make Spooktacular Nights even better than last year....

09/20/2017 - 10:16am
There’s no doubt that parents give their children the same safety advice - look both ways before crossing the street; don’t run with scissors; don’t talk while you’re eating; wear your life jacket; don’t play with matches...but do they know what to do in case an accident does happen?  Parents would most likely...
09/20/2017 - 10:10am
In March this year, Clarionites were saddened to hear of the passing of Steven Schutt. Schutt had been an art teacher, an antiques dealer, and a craftsman known not only for his teddy bear designs, but also for bringing the Teddy Bear Reunion convention to Clarion from 1990-2005. On September 14, the Heartland Museum made a special remembrance for...
09/13/2017 - 10:21am
On Sunday, Hurricane Irma hit the coast of Florida. The storm had already killed dozens of people in the Caribbean islands and struck the US as a category 4 storm. Florida suffered damage from heavy rainfall and falling trees, and the damage continued north into Georgia. As of Tuesday morning, Irma is angling northwest into the states and...
09/13/2017 - 10:18am
Dennis Mraz, commander of the VFW Post 2612 for the past 15 years, served in Vietnam from 1971-72 as a Chinook helicopter mechanic. He is known and appreciated as an active member of the community as well as for his VFW leadership. To honor his service, the Log Cabin Quilt Guild of Goldfield, a group of eight women, decided to present him with a...
09/06/2017 - 10:08am
Wright County is home to many ghost towns—what were once small, but functioning communities and what now might be only a house or farmstead, or nothing at all. From Moscow and Eagleville on the west side of the county to Fryeburg and Waterman in the eastern half, usually only locals, or historians, know anything about them. Florence, located...
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