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02/20/2019 - 12:26pm

Spencer Trenary has been focused and building toward this conclusion all season, and it culminated in a 285-pound 2A championship last Saturday night at the State Wrestling Tournament. Trenary pinned Weyer (Harlan) in 3:12, then after having his hand raised in victory proceeded up into the seats to get a bear hug from his father. The senior caps off an amazing season and high school career at...

01/30/2019 - 12:03pm
Four educators from the Clarion-Goldfield-Dows School District will soon be heading west to sunny Los Angeles. However, the women will not be lounging on the beach or seeing the sites most likely. They will actually be engaged in a rigorous 5-day professional development opportunity called a Standards Institute.      ...
01/30/2019 - 11:56am
The Wright County Board of Supervisors met on a blustery Monday for their regular meeting. The board heard from various county officials during the meeting. First, Wright County Engineer Adam Clemons appeared to present bids for 3 different projects. The first project is road resurfacing with milling for R33, from IA 3 north 8 miles to 140th...
01/23/2019 - 12:39pm
            Greg Littlejohn says the best ideas come to him at 4 a.m. when he’s frying donuts at the grocery store. Several weeks ago, he came up with one of his best ever during the early morning hours. Littlejohn, who is the Public Information Officer and a long-time member of the Clarion Fire Department,...
01/23/2019 - 12:28pm
  At its January meeting, Clarion’s Marys and Marthas (M & Ms), an ecumenical group of gals, signed certificates ‘adopting’ the Los Angeles Police Department (LAPD). How did the local group happen to develop a relationship with the officers of the U.S. second largest city? According to M & Ms member Karen Weld, for...
01/23/2019 - 12:11pm
The Clarion-Goldfield-Dows wrestling team won their fourth conference tournament in the past five years last Saturday, and this time on their home mat. They amassed 225 points to easily outdistance themselves from Clear Lake at 177 points. The rest finished like this: Hampton-Dumont 174, Humboldt 155.5, Webster City 135, Algona 133, Iowa Falls-...
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