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05/25/2016 - 10:46am

“What lies behind us and what lies ahead of us are tiny matters compared to what lies within us.”

This quote, attributed to Ralph Waldo Emerson, was chosen by the Clarion-Goldfield-Dows class of 2016 as their motto. On Sunday, May 22, the class of 2016 graduated from high school, ready to move on and find out what lies ahead of them.

The class of 2016, the smallest at...

04/06/2016 - 11:49am
Last September, the Clarion city council started considering which intersections in town might need more stop signs. At their meeting Monday, they introduced two ordinances that should decrease the probability of accidents at three different intersections. Ordinance 560 actually removes two stop signs: the ones currently at the intersection of 1st...
03/30/2016 - 11:28am
On Tuesday, Deere and Company (the makers of John Deere tractors) announced that it had acquired a majority share in Hagie Manufacturing. Both companies are calling the change a “joint venture.” Hagie will continue to operate at its Clarion location and use its own brand, but over the next 15 months, sales and distribution for the...
03/30/2016 - 11:21am
Starting on April 13, a new organization called LEAD Wright County will be hosting leadership development seminars geared toward businesspeople or anyone who wants to develop their leadership skills. The sessions will be led by Teresa Lancaster, a talent development coach at Hagie Manufacturing. “I’ve always had a passion for personal...
03/30/2016 - 11:19am
Earlier this month, Clarion’s chapter of the American Association of University Women announced Betty Houser of Belmond as their 2016 Woman of the Year.  “Each year during March, which is Women's History Month, the AAUW Clarion Branch selects a woman whose life exemplifies the mission of AAUW based on education, advocacy,...
03/23/2016 - 10:28am
The Clarion Pride movement has been at work writing grant applications and helping spruce up the town with paint. Their goals reach beyond trying to get people to tidy up their houses, however; they’ve also reached out to a community visioning organization, Trees Forever, to potentially help improve the appeal and function of some of Clarion...
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