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06/21/2017 - 9:45am

For two weeks during June, the Lake Cornelia shelter house, woods and shore had a group of excited elementary-aged visitors. They were the Dirt Diggers campers—kids who under the leadership of Raejean Chapman and Wright County Conservation got a chance to not only enjoy nature, but experience it up close and get excited about learning more.

The idea for Dirt Diggers grew out of a...

05/17/2017 - 10:09am
The Clarion-Goldfield-Dows CSD last week received approval for the federal Food and Nutrition Service’s Summer Food Service Program. With the program, the district will be able to serve free meals to minors for 39 days during the summer. “Because our rural schools are changing so much, we have more than 50 percent of our students who...
05/10/2017 - 10:36am
Mother’s Day is just around the corner. Many have plans to show appreciation for the moms in their life, and the staff of the HOPES program at Wright County Public Health are no exception. On May 3, HOPES staff held a fun event for mothers in their program, made extra special with a purse donation HOPES staff are calling “The Purse...
05/10/2017 - 10:34am
May 1 through May 4, the Wright County Fairgrounds were busy with fifth grade students from Wright, Hamilton, Humboldt, and Webster counties, who each came for one day to learn about agriculture and the environment. It was the 22nd year of the Youth Environmental Agriculture Days. The Youth Environmental Ag Days help youth develop an understanding...
05/10/2017 - 10:32am
As the 2016-17 academic year comes to a close, the Clarion-Goldfield-Dows school board and administration is already preparing for next year. The first item of business at the Monday night school board meeting was a calendar hearing—and one major change from previous calendar years was discussed: a weekly early dismissal for students on...
05/03/2017 - 9:50am
“I have always wanted to be a school librarian.” So said Joyce Keeling, Clarion-Goldfield-Dows Elementary and Middle School Librarian for more than 20 years. In addition to her service at C-G-D, Keeling has exercised her passion for allowing young people discover reading by helping other librarians across the world through her three...
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