Travis Fischer

08/29/2018 - 3:18pm

An old basketball warm-up suit adorns the wall of Sheila Hudson’s office. It belonged to her father, who graduated from the same school that Hudson is now in charge of. As the new principal at Clarion- Goldfield-Dows High School, Hudson herself is relatively new to the area, but her father was a Clarion native and that family connection has made her transition into a new life more...

08/22/2018 - 2:36pm
Clarion-Goldfield-Dows school administration and staff met on Wednesday, August 15 to receive an update and offer feedback on the current state of a plan to expand the district’s high school building. “The reason I asked everybody to come is because this could impact many of your positions,” said Superintendent Bob Olson to the...
08/22/2018 - 2:21pm
A familiar face has returned to Clarion. Dr. Andrew Odland will soon be starting his practice at Iowa Specialty Hospital next week after several years away from home. “I’m seeing a lot of familiar faces,” said Odland. “It’s good to be back in a familiar community.” Odland is an area native that graduated from...
08/15/2018 - 3:21pm
Rob Sand visited Clarion on Wednesday, August 8 to meet hopeful future constituents during his campaign for State Auditor. Previously an Assistant Attorney General, Sand has made a career out of prosecuting financial crimes, including a recent case where he led an investigation that uncovered lottery ticket fixing schemes across five states. Sand...
08/15/2018 - 3:19pm
The Clarion-Goldfield- Dows Community School Board met for their regular meeting on Monday, August 13. At the meeting the board approved an unusually high number of early graduations. Four students are set to graduate early this year, already on course to satisfy their academic requirements. “That’s the most I’ve ever seen,...
08/08/2018 - 11:45am
It was a big rig day in Clarion on Sunday, August 5 as Ennis Corp. hosted the second annual Pride in the Heartland Truck Show. Main Street was closed off for the afternoon as dozens of semis lined the street for people to admire, giving truck drivers and their vehicles some much deserved appreciation for their part in making the conveniences of...
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