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02/15/2017 - 11:26am

In March of 2016, Clarion’s own Dr. Jon Ahrendson took the trip of a lifetime: a hike to the base of Mount. Everest, sponsored by the Wilderness Medical Society. On February 6, Ahrendson shared about his experience—a journey of more than 7,500 miles by plane, then days of additional hiking to reach the Base Camp, and back to Kathmandu, Nepal’s capital—with visitors to...

02/15/2017 - 11:23am
Members of the Clarion Pride committee are busy laying out plans for the spring and summer of 2017. The nearly dozen members are led by co-chairs Peggy O’Neill and Carolyn Bowman. Mary Miller serves as its secretary. While the ‘Pride’ group has been in existence for nearly a decade, it has been the last several years that ‘...
02/08/2017 - 12:07pm
The Clarion-Goldfield-Dows school district has an active National FFA Organization chapter which is helping young people develop leadership skills and promoting agricultural education. Though the skills gained through FFA can help grow individuals going into any career, some of these students do intend to go directly into agriculture—and are...
02/08/2017 - 12:00pm
Thanks to the Wright County Charitable Foundation and funds raised through other means, the Clarion Volunteer Fire Department has recently been able to upgrade and replace some of their rescue equipment—making Clarion safer. The Charitable Foundation grant went to replace emergency air lift bags from Paratech. The sturdy rubber bags can be...
02/01/2017 - 11:02am
On January 24, the local group Marys and Marthas began their sixteenth year of meeting monthly, donating to local people and causes, and spreading cheer and support throughout Clarion and the wider community. The end of their fifteenth year also brought another important milestone: as of last week, Marys and Marthas has given away over $100,000....
02/01/2017 - 11:00am
Though winter weather conditions can slow travel and force people to cancel plans, they haven’t stopped Wright County from moving forward with financial business and plans for later in the year. On Monday, the board of supervisors accepted bids for two projects that will improve county roadways this summer.  County Engineer Adam Clemons...
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