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02/21/2018 - 11:06am

For the past two weeks, normal court happenings have been somewhat disrupted as meetings have been set for new locations. The reason? Renovations of the Wright County courtroom have officially begun.

For the most part, work completed so far has simply been removing old drywall, flooring, even the worn courtroom pews in preparation for the remodel, which will include re-orienting the...

02/07/2018 - 11:55am
On February 23, 2016, Rachel Lentz, a former student at Robert Blue Middle School in 2003, gave birth to two beautiful identical twin girls in Istanbul, Turkey. It was double the joy that quickly turned to concern for one of them - baby Evangeline (Eva). Lentz said she had no idea that Eva would be born with End-Stage Renal Disease (the final...
02/07/2018 - 11:48am
“I rode motorcycles all my life, and had animals all my life.” So said Stan Riedel, a retired truck parts salesman and daredevil from Rowan. Riedel has always been passionate about rescue dogs, and has for a long time driven and raced vehicles of many kinds. Now, Riedel is putting those two passions together with a special raffle. To...
02/07/2018 - 11:42am
The Clarion-Goldfield-Dows wrestling team traveled to Humboldt last Saturday for a Class 2A sectional tournament. The Cowboys emerged with the team title, picking up 256.5 points to easily finish ahead of Algona at 193 points. Following them were: Humboldt 169, Southeast Valley 166, South Central Calhoun 121.5 and Pocahontas Area/L-M 101. By the...
02/07/2018 - 11:39am
The Clarion-Goldfield-Dows varsity girls basketball team welcomed neighboring rival Eagle Grove last Thursday for their annual battle, which went to the Cowgirls by a 51-41 final. The home team was up 22-19 at halftime. Courtney Harle knocked down 22 points which included a nice 6 of 8 from the line. Raven Kinnetz scored nine points, Quinn Hansch...
01/31/2018 - 11:03am
Over the last few years, staff in the Clarion-Goldfield-Dows school district have noticed changes in student demographics, particularly relating to poverty. This year, students and staff have come together to try to do something about it. Starting in December, Alondra Aragon, an FFA student in leadership, and Erin Halverson, school nurse,...
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