Bridget Shileny

02/20/2019 - 12:19pm

February 17-23 is Engineers Week! The National Society of Professional Engineers website explains that the week is “dedicated to ensuring a diverse and well-educated future engineering workforce by increasing understanding of and interest in engineering and technology careers.” One local Clarion company that houses many engineers, Hagie Manufacturing, a majority-owned joint venture...

01/30/2019 - 12:03pm
Four educators from the Clarion-Goldfield-Dows School District will soon be heading west to sunny Los Angeles. However, the women will not be lounging on the beach or seeing the sites most likely. They will actually be engaged in a rigorous 5-day professional development opportunity called a Standards Institute.      ...
01/30/2019 - 11:56am
The Wright County Board of Supervisors met on a blustery Monday for their regular meeting. The board heard from various county officials during the meeting. First, Wright County Engineer Adam Clemons appeared to present bids for 3 different projects. The first project is road resurfacing with milling for R33, from IA 3 north 8 miles to 140th...
01/23/2019 - 12:39pm
            Greg Littlejohn says the best ideas come to him at 4 a.m. when he’s frying donuts at the grocery store. Several weeks ago, he came up with one of his best ever during the early morning hours. Littlejohn, who is the Public Information Officer and a long-time member of the Clarion Fire Department,...
01/16/2019 - 12:43pm
            These days, it is not uncommon to see schools concerned with bullying. We hear about it in the news often and several sad cases have provoked public discussions of bullying in the last few years. So it is refreshing to learn that not only are schools taking action on this issue, but individual students are...
01/16/2019 - 12:37pm
The city of Clarion is working towards some big goals for the future, and they have been looking for the public’s help to decide what those goals should be. One of the ways they recently set out to prioritize their goals was by offering an online survey that was available throughout the end of 2018.       ...
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