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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 students further their STEM experience through...

12/21/2016 - 11:17am
Due to the generosity of Robert and Judy Ritter, Dows, Wright County Conservation has taken custody of a parcel of land that could benefit local wildlife and water quality for years to come.  On December 14, the Ritters officially handed over the deed to the 25 acres in Vernon Township that will be called “Noah’s Refuge” for...
12/15/2016 - 10:40am
In his 2014 Condition of the Judiciary address, Iowa Chief Justice Mark Cady declared a need for increased courthouse security in light of the attempted shootings that took place at the Madison and Jackson County courthouses that year. Initial statewide efforts included surveying security measures previously taken and providing training on...
12/15/2016 - 10:34am
Three tables laid end-to-end, boxes of fresh fruit stacked five high, and shelves of assembled baskets full of Christmas goodies: these were the sights at Chappy’s in Clarion the morning of December 8. At 11 a.m., about 50 people were engaged in assembling the traditional bags of fruit to distribute to the elderly and people in need before...
12/15/2016 - 10:29am
On Monday, December 19, visitors to the Wright County Courthouse will get the chance to participate in a fun, festive activity: the courthouse ugly Christmas sweater contest. Each participating courthouse staff member will have a jar with their ugly sweater photo on display across from the treasurer’s office on the first floor. Visitors can...
12/07/2016 - 11:44am
The Clarion Rotary Club takes part in many local and international service projects, ranging from hosting a lemonade stand at Festival in the Park, providing a scholarship for high school seniors, selling cookies at basketball games, to packing infant health bags, sponsoring exchange students and education for the underprivileged, and helping fund...
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