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11/22/2017 - 12:12pm

Fifth graders in the Clarion-Goldfield-Dows district enjoyed a special presentation Friday when Tracy Drain, Deputy Chief Engineer for NASA’s Juno project, visited the school.

Drain is the aunt of C-G-D students Natalie and Alex Greving. She was visiting the family for Thanksgiving and was able to stop in to talk to the students about what it’s like to work for NASA. She...

11/22/2017 - 12:03pm
The west campus at Hagie Manufacturing was a busy place on November 14, as close to 60 people attended the launch of the Wright County Wellness Coalition’s Live Healthy Iowa initiative. While the group had a good time with company, snacks and games, there were two highlights for the evening. The first was news from Dr. Renee Diamond that...
11/22/2017 - 11:43am
Last month, Melody Lager with the Heartland Museum hinted that a special “treasure” owned by the Carpenter family early in the 20th century was returning to the area and would reside at the museum. Now, the museum is almost ready to reveal the possibly one-of-a-kind item that belonged to Susan Carpenter. In 1923, Susan died at the age...
11/15/2017 - 11:13am
This fall, the Dwelling Place, one of Clarion’s churches, welcomed a new senior pastor: Chris Whitehead, previously from Waterloo. During October, he commuted every week to preach on Sundays, and at the end of October, the family—Chris, his wife Anja, and their six children—made the move to Clarion. For 17 years, Whitehead was a...
11/15/2017 - 11:08am
You probably knew Saturday was Veterans Day, but did you know November 10 was another important milestone for some of our servicemen? In 1775, the Second Continental Congress decided to raise two battalions of Continental Marines on that day. Though the day of celebration has moved to a couple different dates, the Marine Corps Birthday Ball has...
11/15/2017 - 11:02am
Monica Staudt, a leader for the yearly mission trip to Haiti with the Holy Family Cluster, gave the following information about the church’s sewing day last week: “Our yearly Haiti Mission Sewing Day was held Friday, November 10 at St. John Catholic Church. We had 25 helpers who completed 16 dust ruffle skirts; 27 pillow case dresses;...
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