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09/28/2016 - 10:34am

At 7:30 Monday evening, about 70 people held a candlelight vigil in front of the Grandgeorge house to show love and support for Joy Grandgeorge, a Clarion resident severely affected by cancer. The group included members of Joy’s church family, the daycare children she’s cared for, and family friends.

The vigil was the idea of 8-year-old Kenna Chapman. Kenna and her mother,...

09/28/2016 - 10:29am
Students at Clarion-Goldfield-Dows Elementary School are already starting to work on the Seven Habits that are the foundation for the school’s new Leader in Me initiative. The first habit is “be proactive”—something students on the Announcements Action Team are doing by working together to make the school’s morning...
09/28/2016 - 10:26am
It was a day many of these Vietnam veterans thought would never come - a day when they were welcomed home, appreciated for their sacrifices, and thanked for their service during the war.  But that’s exactly what Donald Reed, Dennis Reed, Ronald Bliss, Larry Ivers, John Jacobson, and Gary Rohrback got when they went on the 13th flight of...
09/23/2016 - 12:14pm
In a special meeting this morning, the board of Supervisors unanimously voted to declare a state of emergency for Wright County due to a high accumulation of rainfall and flooded rural roads. So far, flooding has been found to be particularly affecting the northern half of the county, prompting Belmond-Klemme Community Schools to dismiss class at...
09/21/2016 - 10:53am
With the help of emergency management coordinator Jim Lester and teacher Tanja Jensen, fifth graders at Clarion-Goldfield-Dows recently finished a unit focusing on emergency preparedness. The Student Tools for Emergency Prep program helped the kids learn how to be a “preparedness hero” be creating a family communications plan and...
09/21/2016 - 10:50am
Though July 1 was the Reverend Sara Sutter’s official start date at Goldfield United Presbyterian Church, she got an early introduction to serving in the Goldfield community. Before she actually started preaching at the church, she was called on to preside over two funerals. Shortly afterward, she was put in charge of conducting the service...
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