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04/18/2018 - 9:58am

In a community like ours, good deeds and generosity help spur on more good deeds. Because of this, a little generosity can go a long way.

Fourth and fifth graders at Clarion-Goldfield-Dows recently got to participate in a philanthropic project, thanks to a grant the received through Project Jack. The grants memorialize Jack Lindaman, a boy who died at age 6 of spinal muscular atrophy in...

04/18/2018 - 9:56am
Josh and Renee Diamond chose Clarion as their new home in 2011, and Clarion residents are glad they did. Since their arrival, both have been leaders in the community. Renee’s career as a family practice physician led in their choice. “I was in my second year of residency when we learned of Iowa Specialty Clinic and Hospital,”...
04/18/2018 - 9:53am
Last week was Clarion-Goldfield-Dows Middle School’s Bridging the Gap Night, which helps bring some of the young people and seniors in our community closer together. Margaret Askelsen, middle school guidance counselor, said the school has been doing Bridging the Gap since 2003. This year, close to 300 people, including seniors, students,...
04/11/2018 - 11:02am
If your family ever moved when you were a child, you probably know what it’s like to transfer to a new school. In addition to a new home, you had to acclimate to new classes, new classmates, and maybe even a new school culture. You may have suddenly become the center of attention, or simply felt lost in a sea of new people. You probably...
04/11/2018 - 10:54am
Last week, a group of Chamber ambassadors and board members got an up-close look at the kind of sign that could be on display in Gazebo Park soon. On Thursday, Nagle Signs out of Waterloo brought a demo truck that showed the capabilities of the LED sign the Chamber is considering. The LED screen would be set on a base wrapped in brick and topped...
04/11/2018 - 10:43am
Alicia Schaben, Clarion-Goldfield-Dows special education instructor, said that one thing she’s learned working with students over the years is that everybody’s different. While a special education student may have particular challenges, a student without disabilities is going to have their own challenges, too. In this way, students are...
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