Kacey Ginn

05/23/2018 - 2:11pm

Last year, Governor Branstad signed the Election Modernization and Integrity Act into law, more commonly called the voter ID law. Now, Iowa Secretary of State Paul Pate is educating voters on what this means for them at the polls. On May 15, he stopped at the Pizza Ranch Clarion and spoke to a small group about the new law.

Pate said that contrary to rumor, the law does not require a...

05/11/2018 - 3:41pm
In 1968, in the former Mercy Hospital building in Fort Dodge, a small human service organization got its start. The organization? Community and Family Resources, which today helps thousands of people in north central Iowa improve their lives by overcoming addictions. Fifty years after their start, they’re beginning construction on a new...
05/11/2018 - 3:38pm
Wednesday, May 2, was the annual Clarion-Goldfield-Dows staff appreciation event. Every year, teachers and staff members are recognized for their years of service, retirees share memories, and the nominees and winner of the Golden Apple Award are announced. Forty students and community members nominated teachers to receive the Golden Apple...
05/02/2018 - 3:59pm
With current state social studies standards, sixth grade students across Iowa all take a unit on Iowa history. These studies give students a chance to learn about and appreciate the history of where they live, and how that history has made our communities what they are today. Students at Clarion-Goldfield-Dows and other nearby schools have the...
05/02/2018 - 3:56pm
With the Prestage plant south of Eagle Grove still expected to begin production in the fall, it’s hard to say how much change the C-G-D district will experience in population. One study stated up to 1,700 new students could come into the area, divided among area school districts. “Obviously, enrollment’s going to be a big...
04/25/2018 - 11:46am
There are many aspects that contribute to good health: physical activity, nutrition, proper rest, treatment of disease, a safe environment, and more. But for a large portion of Americans, weight management is a major health issue. Obesity in the United States has increased 157 percent since 1990, according to Amy Michelle, director of Live Healthy...
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