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05/23/2018 - 2:11pm

Last year, Governor Branstad signed the Election Modernization and Integrity Act into law, more commonly called the voter ID law. Now, Iowa Secretary of State Paul Pate is educating voters on what this means for them at the polls. On May 15, he stopped at the Pizza Ranch Clarion and spoke to a small group about the new law.

Pate said that contrary to rumor, the law does not require a...

05/16/2018 - 10:06am
Coming to Clarion, Wright County and its smaller rural populations was nothing new to Jake Schaben. “I was raised north of Harlan (where he graduated from high school) near Defiance,” Schaben said. He was hired by the county at the end of May 2013, several weeks after his graduation from college. Conservation work was not foreign to...
05/11/2018 - 3:41pm
In 1968, in the former Mercy Hospital building in Fort Dodge, a small human service organization got its start. The organization? Community and Family Resources, which today helps thousands of people in north central Iowa improve their lives by overcoming addictions. Fifty years after their start, they’re beginning construction on a new...
05/11/2018 - 3:38pm
Wednesday, May 2, was the annual Clarion-Goldfield-Dows staff appreciation event. Every year, teachers and staff members are recognized for their years of service, retirees share memories, and the nominees and winner of the Golden Apple Award are announced. Forty students and community members nominated teachers to receive the Golden Apple...
05/11/2018 - 3:30pm
The first grade students at Eagle Grove Elementary, and some special guests from the Special Education program at Clarion-Goldfield-Dows High School, had a dog-gone good time at school on Tuesday, April 24.  They got to learn about different types of service dogs, as well as pet safety. The event was organized by the students in Geri Winge...
05/02/2018 - 3:59pm
With current state social studies standards, sixth grade students across Iowa all take a unit on Iowa history. These studies give students a chance to learn about and appreciate the history of where they live, and how that history has made our communities what they are today. Students at Clarion-Goldfield-Dows and other nearby schools have the...
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