Kacey Ginn

05/24/2017 - 10:29am

Eleven months out of the year, 12 empty rows of pews at the Vernon Lutheran Church of rural Dows stand in quiet testimony to the families that worshipped there for more than a century. But in June, the memories will come alive once again when visitors come flooding back for the seventh annual yearly service.

Due to population changes which resulted in low attendance, the brick country...

05/10/2017 - 10:32am
As the 2016-17 academic year comes to a close, the Clarion-Goldfield-Dows school board and administration is already preparing for next year. The first item of business at the Monday night school board meeting was a calendar hearing—and one major change from previous calendar years was discussed: a weekly early dismissal for students on...
05/03/2017 - 9:50am
“I have always wanted to be a school librarian.” So said Joyce Keeling, Clarion-Goldfield-Dows Elementary and Middle School Librarian for more than 20 years. In addition to her service at C-G-D, Keeling has exercised her passion for allowing young people discover reading by helping other librarians across the world through her three...
05/03/2017 - 9:47am
Over the last two months, the Clarion Dance & Tumbling Academy has been competing in several dance and talent competitions across Iowa. At each of three different competitions, CDTA dancers have taken high honors in various categories. Competitions have included the BravO! regional on March 17 through 19; the Spotlight Dance Cup competition on...
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...
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...
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