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01/22/2020 - 2:52pm

With the winter weather in full swing, an often frustrating side effect that comes with it is an abundance of snow days. While students may like the occasional day off, the canceled classes often cause a headache for school districts as they struggle to rearrange schedules to meet state requirements and may find the school year dragging on well into June. To help combat that issue, the Clarion...

01/22/2020 - 2:47pm
Last Thursday, before a blizzard blew into the area, several Wright County Republicans gathered in the cozy home of Peggy O’Neill in Clarion. The group of concerned citizens was happy to welcome candidate Bret Richards to town. Richards is running for election to the U.S. House to represent Iowa's 4th Congressional District.  ...
01/22/2020 - 2:25pm
Last Thursday at Gilbert, the Cowboy wrestling team lost to the home team 46-27. However, they also came home with easy wins over North Polk 53-19 and Saydel 75-6. Versus the Tigers, Rigo Bobadilla (106) won by forfeit with Kaeden Langfitt (113) losing by technical fall 16-1. The Cowboys maintained the team lead at 12-5 as Ethan Traub (120)...
01/15/2020 - 12:19pm
              Clint Middleton knows Clarion. Essentially, it would be hard not to know the community you’ve lived in for the last forty years. Middleton also cares deeply about Clarion and its residents. In fact, he is so invested in Clarion that he applied for and eventually accepted a job that he...
01/15/2020 - 12:09pm
      In their first meeting of the new year, the Clarion City Council tackled several agenda items and held some heated discussions. A major agenda items was to hear a summary of the fiscal year 2018-2019 audit for CPA Larry Pump. Pump started out by saying that, in his opinion, the audit “does not show anything alarming....
01/15/2020 - 11:53am
Led by several players hitting in double figures, the Cowboy basketball team pulled out another two wins in three recent games. Last Tuesday in Webster City, they played the Lynx into overtime before falling by a 59-55 score. The score was 26-26 at the break, with the two teams still deadlocked at 48-48 at the end of regulation. Three players...
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