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12/13/2017 - 11:36am

It took the City of Clarion more than three months to find the right candidate for the city administrator position, but last week, Nebraska native Jordan Cook officially took office.

When Cook started college, he was an architectural engineering major. But he happened to take an urban studies class, which covered a wide variety of social science topics. 

 “It...

11/15/2017 - 11:08am
You probably knew Saturday was Veterans Day, but did you know November 10 was another important milestone for some of our servicemen? In 1775, the Second Continental Congress decided to raise two battalions of Continental Marines on that day. Though the day of celebration has moved to a couple different dates, the Marine Corps Birthday Ball has...
11/15/2017 - 11:02am
Monica Staudt, a leader for the yearly mission trip to Haiti with the Holy Family Cluster, gave the following information about the church’s sewing day last week: “Our yearly Haiti Mission Sewing Day was held Friday, November 10 at St. John Catholic Church. We had 25 helpers who completed 16 dust ruffle skirts; 27 pillow case dresses;...
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,...
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