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01/18/2017 - 11:32am

Thirty-six percent of Iowa’s energy comes from wind farms—the highest share nationally, according to Iowa State University industrial designer Pete Evans. With the state’s—and the world’s—changing energy landscape, it’s important to teach young students about the technology that will help shape their futures.  

ISU Extension is doing just...

12/07/2016 - 11:40am
On December 10 and 11, for the first time, the Clarion-Goldfield-Dows High School Industrial Tech Club will be hosting a special Christmas event for the community: a Festival of Trees. For a freewill donation, community members can enjoy many Christmas activities and show support for a good cause. “We’re trying to raise money for the...
11/30/2016 - 11:38am
Starting at 6 p.m. on Monday, November 21, more than 100 people packed Chappy’s on Main to take part in the Holmes Christmas Club auction, a tradition in Wright County for close to 25 years. Shelley Pohlman, an active member of the Club, said that his year, the auction raised about $22,000. “We’re very fortunate,” she said...
11/30/2016 - 11:33am
For more than a year, a dilapidated house owned by Roger Anderson at 603 and 605 1st Street SE has been a concern repeatedly brought up to the Clarion city council. Though earlier plans had the house’s removal set for December 2015, it still stands. Judy Haugland, who lives across the street from the property, addressed the council about the...
11/30/2016 - 11:29am
On November 22, Carmen’s Supermarket celebrated its first anniversary in business on Clarion’s East Central Avenue. The grocery, which specializes in Mexican and Central American food fare, also stocks some more traditional American food. Carmen admits they have never had a business venture like this one in the past. “We like to...
11/23/2016 - 10:03am
The Wright County Sheriff’s Office has identified the 2 year old girl found in Galt early this afternoon. The child has been placed in the custody of the Iowa Department of Human Services. Authorities believe the van involved in this incident has also been located and no further assistance from the public is needed at this time. “We...
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