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11/22/2017 - 12:12pm

Fifth graders in the Clarion-Goldfield-Dows district enjoyed a special presentation Friday when Tracy Drain, Deputy Chief Engineer for NASA’s Juno project, visited the school.

Drain is the aunt of C-G-D students Natalie and Alex Greving. She was visiting the family for Thanksgiving and was able to stop in to talk to the students about what it’s like to work for NASA. She...

11/09/2017 - 10:07am
Lee Avenue north of Clarion was a busy area Tuesday morning as 30 local farmers, bringing eight combines, 15 semis, and seven catch-carts, came together to harvest the crop planted by Mike Studer, who passed away in May this year. The group started at 7 a.m. and had finished 190 acres in three hours. They had completed the final 152 acres by about...
11/08/2017 - 11:51am
The revived Wright County Wellness Coalition (WCWC) convened at Iowa Specialty Hospital on October 19 for their first official meeting since 2014. The mission of the organization is to promote greater health awareness by providing information, activities, and services designed to support healthy lifestyle choices and improve the quality of life of...
11/08/2017 - 11:41am
“If you build it, he will come,” is one of the most well-known phrases in the Academy Award winner movie "Field of Dreams." Recently the words could be reworked locally to say, “If they come, we will build it!” Recently, in three days, nearly 100 volunteers descended on Northeast Iowa Christian Service Camp,...
11/01/2017 - 10:32am
Homelessness, family troubles, and sudden health or financial problems that cause a displacement aren’t just issues in big cities. Even in Clarion, there’s recently been a need to house people in transition who just need a place to stay for a night or two. Seeking to fill that need in the Clarion community, the Lighthouse Church of the...
11/01/2017 - 10:29am
This is the first article in a series featuring locals under 40 as they make a difference in the fabric of our community.  When Andy Young graduated from Clarion-Goldfield High School in 2011, his goal was to come back to his hometown and begin working in the Sumners Insurance (114 North Main) family business. Graduating from Iowa State...
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