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10/18/2017 - 1:15pm

On October 13, the old Clarion House, formerly a hotel, was demolished. The structure was built in 1881 and moved to the lot from where it was eventually taken down in 1916.

09/28/2017 - 9:29am
Of the four Clarion council members whose seats are up for re-election in November, two of them have decided not to file papers to run again: Mayor Mike Nail and Councilperson Barb Mussman. Mayor Nail has served Clarion since 2002 when he was appointed as a city council member, then successfully ran for mayor in 2006. Nail decided to step down...
09/28/2017 - 9:17am
Do the thought of zombies send chills down your spine? If they don’t, how about the thought of an innocent child being abused? While we may want to close our eyes and pretend it’s only a bad dream, the fact is, it’s a sad reality. Of the 99 counties in Iowa, Wright County ranks number two with the most documented child sexual...
09/28/2017 - 9:02am
The Clarion-Goldfield-Dows/CAL cross country teams traveled to Sheldon Park last Monday, September 18 for a meet hosted by Humboldt. The Wildcats took the varsity girls title with 31 points, finishing easily ahead of Algona with 127 points. Following them in the top five of the 17-team field were Iowa Falls-Alden with 129, Emmetsburg with 135 and...
09/20/2017 - 10:19am
While last week brought summer temperatures back to Clarion, fall is on its way. With it comes Halloween, and with Halloween will come the second year of Clarion’s new seasonal attraction: the Spooktacular Nights haunted house. Since early spring of this year, a small group of planners and organizers have been discussing how to make...
09/20/2017 - 10:16am
There’s no doubt that parents give their children the same safety advice - look both ways before crossing the street; don’t run with scissors; don’t talk while you’re eating; wear your life jacket; don’t play with matches...but do they know what to do in case an accident does happen?  Parents would most likely...
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