Travis Fischer

08/07/2019 - 1:35pm

            Iowa farmers may be testing out a new crop next year as restrictions against growing commercial hemp are lifted nationwide.

            While useful for its grain, seed, and fibers, hemp production in the United States has faced legal obstacles due to the plant’s other commonly known...

08/07/2019 - 1:30pm
    The wheels on the bus go round and round, but their passengers will soon be much more stationary.     The Iowa State Board of Education has adopted a new state administrative rule that will require all new school buses manufactured after October 2 to be fitted with shoulder-to-lap seatbelts.     "...
07/17/2019 - 2:28pm
    There will be no criminal charges brought up against an off-duty Clarion police officer who shot and killed a dog last month.     The incident, as described across social media on Saturday, June 29, occurred when an off-leash dog approached an off-duty officer and his wife, who were on a walk with their own dogs. The...
07/03/2019 - 3:07pm
A priest and three reverends walked into a bar. It sounds like the beginnings of a joke, but it's actually the origin of the 2019 Hope Conference, which took place in Dows on Saturday, June 29. The program was spearheaded by Reverend Dan Hanson of St. Paul Lutheran Church in Hampton, Reverend Laurel Meester of First Lutheran Church in Dows,...
06/26/2019 - 3:44pm
While the bulk of Tuesday's regular meeting of the Clarion City Council was dominated by discussion of a proposed amendment to the city ordinance, there was still other business on the agenda to be attended. At the meeting the council was advised to delay awarding a contract for the city's Water Supply Enhancement Project, which includes a...
06/26/2019 - 3:43pm
A proposed amendment to Clarion's city ordinance has sparked controversy as the city council discusses the role of the city administrator in regard to Clarion's police service. During their regular council meeting on Tuesday, June 18 the council held the first reading of an amendment that would change the way the city government hierarchy...
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