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04/26/2017 - 10:05am

Friday, April 21, was the official Chamber ribbon-cutting for Clarion’s newest business: Ruba Kitchen and Bath. The business is run by Jon Ruba with some help from his wife, Adrian. Dozens of friends, businesspeople and well-wishers came for the ribbon cutting and open house of the Ruba Kitchen and Bath building in the Industrial park, which contains a display room for different cabinet...

03/08/2017 - 10:40am
Last week at the Clarion Library, an appreciative group learned about New Zealand through the eyes of Jan Libbey and Tim Landgraff, who went there with their son, Andrew, in November last year. November is the country’s early springtime, so it was cool and rainy. Their flight to Sydney, where they met Andrew, who was working for Case New...
03/01/2017 - 11:17am
The Iowa High School Speech Association individual speech contests were supposed to take place Saturday, February 25. The snow storm meant that the contest at Clear Lake where Clarion-Goldfield-Dows and Eagle Grove students were supposed to compete was delayed, but due to road conditions, both districts decided it would be too risky to drive...
03/01/2017 - 11:12am
The C-G-D FFA chapter had a very eventful week of activities to celebrate National FFA Week. On Monday the chapter added the new activity of being Greeters at the elementary and handed out FFA stickers to the elementary students.  The chapter also held their annual Greenhand and Degree Ceremony, followed by an ice cream social.  On...
02/22/2017 - 11:08am
Educators are finding more and more ways to incorporate STEM—science, technology, engineering and mathematics—in the classroom, which gives students hands-on experiences with the ways technology shapes our world. This year, Clarion-Goldfield-Dows Middle School science teachers Pat O’Brien and Jay Jackson have been helping their...
02/22/2017 - 11:01am
During February, the last of 66 emergency radios were installed in all emergency vehicles in the county. This means that every police, EMS, fire, and sheriff vehicle’s radio now fits P25 standards, the current parameters for public safety organizations in the U.S. Though the radios have more power and somewhat better range than their...
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