Travis Fischer

06/05/2019 - 2:19pm

CGD middle school students were recognized for the services they've performed for the community on Wednesday, May 29 at the third annual Peer Helpers Service Awards.

Over the year, middle school students have collectively dedicated thousands of hours to more than 90 volunteer tasks. In a range of activities that include everything from babysitting and walking dogs to serving food...

05/23/2019 - 4:57pm
It was a party at the Wright County Courthouse last week as Emergency Management Coordinator and Sheriff’s Captain Jim Lester was given farewell. After 27 years in the Sheriff’s Department along with 11 years as Emergency Management Coordinator, Lester is moving on to a new opportunity. “It was time for a change,” said...
05/23/2019 - 4:56pm
The past came alive at CGD Elementary last Tuesday as the fourth grade class invited their friends and family to visit their afternoon historical “wax museum.” The multi-purpose room was lined with lifelike displays as the students dressed as their chosen historical figure and waited as “statues” for an inquiring visitor....
05/16/2019 - 2:16pm
The Clarion City Council welcomed two new members to the city staff during their regular meeting on Tuesday, May 7. Diane Marty and Ana Lozano are joining the city office staff, with Marty serving as the new Utility Billing Clerk and Lozano Deputy City Clerk “We’re really excited for both of them,” said City Administrator Jordan...
04/24/2019 - 11:41am
Those that liked their health insurance will get to keep it for at least another year as the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services have approved the extension of transitional policies in Iowa through 2020.   Transitional plans and plans that were grandfathered in following the passage of the Affordable Care Act continue to be...
04/17/2019 - 1:28pm
    A controversial bill making its way through the Iowa legislature could have a big impact on Iowa's solar energy industry.     House File 669 would allow the state's electric utilities to charge a fee on residents and businesses that utilize solar energy generation to supplement their regular electric use....
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