Kacey Ginn

03/22/2017 - 10:48am

On March 13, locals gathered at Mosaic in Clarion once again for Chilifest, the 32nd annual chili lunch-and-dinner fundraiser. The food, fun, and raffle is something Clarion area residents look forward to every year. It’s also an opportunity to show support for Mosaic’s cause: helping those with intellectual disabilities live full, meaningful lives.

Many don’t know the...

03/22/2017 - 10:43am
On Monday, the Clarion city council passed three ordinances that will allow the city to better enforce regulations on property nuisances—a long-promised change that was met with joy by some attendees of the meeting. First, the council held the first reading of Ordinance 568 regulating junk vehicles. It repeals the older Ordinance 517 (...
03/22/2017 - 10:35am
The C-G-D High School Industrial Tech Club has announced that it will hold a fundraiser Daddy Daughter Dance for elementary school girls and their fathers on April 1, 6-8 p.m. at the High School. Preschool through fifth grade girls may be escorted by their father (or other father figure) for a night of dancing and fun. “We’re hoping...
03/15/2017 - 10:00am
Last weekend was a busy time for Clarion as it saw the influx of close to 200 visitors for the Prairie Gold Rush winter show—a regular meeting of lovers of all things Minneapolis-Moline. Though the tractor brand was discontinued in 1974, enthusiasts still collect and restore the classic machines and enjoy meeting to talk tractors. Local...
03/15/2017 - 9:57am
At 86 years old, Karl Schaper stands straight and strong, with a mechanic’s big hands gesturing as he talks. He speaks with a light German accent. From his cheerful demeanor, you wouldn’t know that he grew up during one of the darkest periods in his home country’s history: WWII, during which he was required to join the Hitler...
03/15/2017 - 9:53am
On March 10, Iowa Senator Dennis Guth and Representative Terry Baxter spoke with Clarion area residents at the Depot. Seventeen visitors listened to an overview of what’s going on in the state legislature and brought up some concerns of their own. One local asked about the news that the state may end the current bottle and can redemption...
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