Karen Weld

09/04/2019 - 11:07am

            Clarion-Goldfield graduates Scott and Katy (Bordwell) Simmons moved back to Clarion about a year ago. The Clarion area is glad that they did! Katy is a CPA in the Brinton, Bordwell, & Johnson law firm. Scott serves as Clarion's City Recreation Director.
            Both are 2008...

02/27/2019 - 12:22pm
Both Dan and Shelby (Dougherty) Askelsen were born and raised in Wright County. Dane, a 2008 Clarion-Goldfield graduate, and Shelby, a 2009 Belmond-Klemme graduate, left the area to study and work. What brought them back?  Family, farming, and employment opportunities. The couple currently resides on an acreage southeast of Clarion...
10/03/2018 - 11:43am
Serving as Wright County’s Disabilities Coordinator since 2014, Jen Sheehan works with people with mental health and disability issues. “I feel like this work is my calling,” she said. “I like to see a person get a job who has been searching for several months.  Or when someone finds safe housing. It is gratifying when...
06/20/2018 - 2:28pm
Beginning her third year as Clarion Public Library’s children’s librarian, Melissa (Missy) Hansen enjoys serving the young people of our community. A local gal, Hansen graduated from Clarion-Goldfield in 2001. She received her AA degree from Ellsworth Community College and her degree in Library Youth/Human Services from UNI. Regardless...
05/16/2018 - 10:06am
Coming to Clarion, Wright County and its smaller rural populations was nothing new to Jake Schaben. “I was raised north of Harlan (where he graduated from high school) near Defiance,” Schaben said. He was hired by the county at the end of May 2013, several weeks after his graduation from college. Conservation work was not foreign to...
04/18/2018 - 9:56am
Josh and Renee Diamond chose Clarion as their new home in 2011, and Clarion residents are glad they did. Since their arrival, both have been leaders in the community. Renee’s career as a family practice physician led in their choice. “I was in my second year of residency when we learned of Iowa Specialty Clinic and Hospital,”...
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