Kacey Ginn

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...

04/26/2017 - 10:03am
Zack Leist, a Clarion-Goldfield-Dows High School Senior, recently received Academic All-State honors from the Football Coaches Association of Iowa. Zack has maintained a 4.0 GPA during all four years of high school, is a member of the National Honors Society, and has lettered in sports for three years. In addition to football, he’s also...
04/26/2017 - 10:01am
June 7, 2017, will be the 100th anniversary of the Lions Clubs International. In Iowa, local clubs are gearing up to celebrate at the state convention and to raise funds for the Lions Foundation. One way clubs are doing that is by sponsoring special commemorative quilts to be auctioned off, like the one made by Jodi Kraft for the Clarion Lions....
04/19/2017 - 10:16am
This year, 70 Wright County parcels previously classified as agricultural land were newly assessed as residential. One of the re-classified parcels includes what used to be the county farm, located just southeast of Clarion on Nelson Avenue. The parcel is owned by Steven Smith, who last year raised three acres of alfalfa on the seven acres of land...
04/19/2017 - 10:02am
Saturday, April 22, is Earth Day. While many won’t do something specific to observe this holiday, some people and organizations try to embrace good earth stewardship the year round. One such local organization is the Iowa Specialty Hospital, which has willingly undertaken several recycling initiatives in addition to those required for...
04/19/2017 - 10:00am
When you think of a hotel, you probably image a place merely for out-of-town guests to stay—not really a part of the local community. But Sue Tester, manager of the Boulders Inn and Suites in Clarion since November, thinks a relationship with locals is an important aspect of a hotel’s operation. “Without participating with some...
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