Karen Weld

11/08/2017 - 11:41am

“If you build it, he will come,” is one of the most well-known phrases in the Academy Award winner movie "Field of Dreams."

Recently the words could be reworked locally to say, “If they come, we will build it!” Recently, in three days, nearly 100 volunteers descended on Northeast Iowa Christian Service Camp, located northwest of Dumont, just off Highway...

11/01/2017 - 10:29am
This is the first article in a series featuring locals under 40 as they make a difference in the fabric of our community.  When Andy Young graduated from Clarion-Goldfield High School in 2011, his goal was to come back to his hometown and begin working in the Sumners Insurance (114 North Main) family business. Graduating from Iowa State...
07/26/2017 - 9:59am
What started as an idea for a sports product by one Wright County resident in 1987 has moved to having manufactured items for sports teams and schools across the country in 2017! Sportsgraphics, now located at 1791 Page Avenue between the Clarmond golf course and Lake Cornelia, is owned and operated by the Conlon brothers, Tom and Pat. It is in...
06/07/2017 - 10:09am
Once again, the Clarion-Goldfield-Dows senior class invested in the lives of untold numbers with their senior LIFE PROJECTS, which also make a difference in their own lives. The graduating class contributed nearly 2,000 hours of volunteer work (minimum of 25 hours for each senior), which have made a difference in our community this year and beyond...
02/15/2017 - 11:23am
Members of the Clarion Pride committee are busy laying out plans for the spring and summer of 2017. The nearly dozen members are led by co-chairs Peggy O’Neill and Carolyn Bowman. Mary Miller serves as its secretary. While the ‘Pride’ group has been in existence for nearly a decade, it has been the last several years that ‘...
11/30/2016 - 11:29am
On November 22, Carmen’s Supermarket celebrated its first anniversary in business on Clarion’s East Central Avenue. The grocery, which specializes in Mexican and Central American food fare, also stocks some more traditional American food. Carmen admits they have never had a business venture like this one in the past. “We like to...
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