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08/28/2014 - 4:12pm

Whether it be surrealism, drawing portraits, or just doodling, Kaira Downing has a passion for art.

 

Downing has brought this passion as well as five years experience to the Clarion-Goldfield-Dows School District this year where she will teach elementary art.

 

And she is happy to be back in a small town.

 

 “I...

08/20/2014 - 12:42pm
The issues concerning lateral A in Drainage District #183 are nothing new for the county.   Dows Mayor Larry Klatt said, and the Wright County Board of Supervisors agreed, that issues with lateral A, located in the northwest portion of Dows, have been going on for some time.   The Board and Klatt discussed the matter at their...
08/20/2014 - 12:28pm
A crew of teenage scouts from Clarion Boy Scout Troop 1047 and a member from Belmond Troop 1016 along with three adult advisors went on a life changing summer trek through the Sangre de Cristo Mountains at Philmont Scout Ranch near Cimarron, New Mexico.   Philmont covers 214 square miles of vast wilderness with trails that climb from 6,...
08/06/2014 - 12:49pm
Note: As most readers know, Clarion will be 150 years old in 2015.   To do their part in helping prepare for the sesquicentennial celebration, the Wright County Monitor staff and writers decided to start a new column called “Becoming Clarion.” The first article is in the August 7 issue of the Wright County Monitor....
08/06/2014 - 12:15pm
As the summer winds down and the first day of school nears, students are sometimes asked by family and friends what their favorite memories were from the past few months.   For 18 students from Clarion-Goldfield-Dows High School, it will likely be traveling abroad for two weeks that ends up at the top.   These students, along...
08/06/2014 - 12:05pm
On December 19, 2012, Miriam Meinke’s request to make her U.S. residency permit was denied.   On January 3, she and Anthony said goodbye to each other and greeted an uncertain future. Anthony flew back to America, while she remained in Mexico with family. “When I came back, the word was out,” Anthony said. “There...
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