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03/22/2017 - 10:48am

On March 13, locals gathered at Mosaic in Clarion once again for Chilifest, the 32nd annual chili lunch-and-dinner fundraiser. The food, fun, and raffle is something Clarion area residents look forward to every year. It’s also an opportunity to show support for Mosaic’s cause: helping those with intellectual disabilities live full, meaningful lives.

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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...
01/18/2017 - 11:25am
Sandra Sellers Hanson, retired English teacher and former Clarion resident, said her love for literature was first sparked at the Wall Lake #2 schoolhouse, just a mile down the road from her family’s farm. She was taught for eight grades by the Abbott sisters there. “That’s when I first encountered excellence in teaching,”...
01/18/2017 - 11:18am
Like many other college seniors, Sarah Seymour’s goal was to find a job before she graduated. But unlike some, she knew just the sort of work she wanted—working closely with a community in an agricultural setting. On December 16, the day before her graduation, Seymour got the call telling her she’d been accepted as the new...
01/11/2017 - 11:38am
“It’s certainly a vocation. We’re blessed to be able to do it.” So said Mike Ewing, son of Ewing Funeral Home founder Roger Ewing and current owner of the service. The small, family-owned business has been part of north central Iowa communities since the 70s. Recently, they announced that they were expanding; as of the...
01/11/2017 - 11:33am
On Sunday, January 15 and Monday, January 16, five C-G-D High School vocal students will participate in the Dorian Honor Choir at Luther College in Decorah, Iowa: Meghan Geary (soprano), Cheyenne Harle (soprano), Emma Konvalinka (alto), Dylan Pate (tenor), and Max Powers (bass). The Dorian honor choir is the largest in the United States, boasting...
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