Bridget Shileny

01/22/2020 - 2:52pm

With the winter weather in full swing, an often frustrating side effect that comes with it is an abundance of snow days. While students may like the occasional day off, the canceled classes often cause a headache for school districts as they struggle to rearrange schedules to meet state requirements and may find the school year dragging on well into June. To help combat that issue, the Clarion...

01/22/2020 - 2:47pm
Last Thursday, before a blizzard blew into the area, several Wright County Republicans gathered in the cozy home of Peggy O’Neill in Clarion. The group of concerned citizens was happy to welcome candidate Bret Richards to town. Richards is running for election to the U.S. House to represent Iowa's 4th Congressional District.  ...
01/15/2020 - 12:19pm
              Clint Middleton knows Clarion. Essentially, it would be hard not to know the community you’ve lived in for the last forty years. Middleton also cares deeply about Clarion and its residents. In fact, he is so invested in Clarion that he applied for and eventually accepted a job that he...
01/15/2020 - 12:09pm
      In their first meeting of the new year, the Clarion City Council tackled several agenda items and held some heated discussions. A major agenda items was to hear a summary of the fiscal year 2018-2019 audit for CPA Larry Pump. Pump started out by saying that, in his opinion, the audit “does not show anything alarming....
01/15/2020 - 12:06pm
            In a short meeting on Monday, the supervisors dealt with only a few agenda items. Jeremy Abbas with the Wellness Committee presented the 2020 ISAC wellness program contract. The contract detailed what the employees need to do for program and how to obtain monetary incentives. Ways to gain incentives...
01/15/2020 - 12:04pm
                The C-G-D Board of Ed’s first meeting of the year was a short one with only three board members in attendance. For employment changes in the district, the board approved a one-year contract for Ben Lindaman as the head boys track coach. They also approved the resignation and early...
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