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...

08/08/2018 - 11:41am
The Clarion City Council met for their regular meeting on Monday, August 6 at the council chambers. At the meeting, the council set a date for the continuation of the public hearing regarding the request to re-zone the property owned by Brent Rink of Rink’s Auto and Tire Shop from residential to commercial. Rink made the request earlier in...
08/08/2018 - 11:37am
Things are really cooking at Carmen’s Supermarket in Clarion. The grocery store on HWY 3 is approaching their first year of offering freshly cooked Mexican food for patrons after expanding their grocery business into a restaurant. Carmen’s Supermarket opened in August of 2015 and is managed by Carmen Gomez, who runs the store with the...
08/01/2018 - 11:37am
As RAGBRAI bikers pedal their way across Iowa, Clarion looks back at 25 years ago when the city was selected to be an overnight stay for the twowheeling travelers. On Tuesday, July 27, 1993, the City of Clarion opened up for hundreds of guests as the wave of bicyclists for RAGBRAI XXI rode into the community on their journey from Sioux City to...
07/11/2018 - 12:18pm
The Clarion City Council approved a new member to fill a vacancy during their regular meeting on Monday, July 9. Four people had expressed interest in finishing the remaining term left by Josh Diamond and while the council stated their appreciation for all the civic minded volunteers, it was Teresa Lancaster who was ultimately selected to fill the...
07/11/2018 - 12:17pm
Starting this month, Wright County Economic Development has a new director. Cindy Litwiller of Fort Dodge is settling in to her new office at the Wright County Courthouse, ready to start facilitating new projects and helping area businesses get the support they need to grow. “I’m trying to learn about the projects and getting things...
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