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02/22/2017 - 11:08am

Educators are finding more and more ways to incorporate STEM—science, technology, engineering and mathematics—in the classroom, which gives students hands-on experiences with the ways technology shapes our world. This year, Clarion-Goldfield-Dows Middle School science teachers Pat O’Brien and Jay Jackson have been helping their students further their STEM experience through...

02/22/2017 - 11:01am
During February, the last of 66 emergency radios were installed in all emergency vehicles in the county. This means that every police, EMS, fire, and sheriff vehicle’s radio now fits P25 standards, the current parameters for public safety organizations in the U.S. Though the radios have more power and somewhat better range than their...
02/15/2017 - 11:26am
In March of 2016, Clarion’s own Dr. Jon Ahrendson took the trip of a lifetime: a hike to the base of Mount. Everest, sponsored by the Wilderness Medical Society. On February 6, Ahrendson shared about his experience—a journey of more than 7,500 miles by plane, then days of additional hiking to reach the Base Camp, and back to Kathmandu...
02/15/2017 - 11:23am
Members of the Clarion Pride committee are busy laying out plans for the spring and summer of 2017. The nearly dozen members are led by co-chairs Peggy O’Neill and Carolyn Bowman. Mary Miller serves as its secretary. While the ‘Pride’ group has been in existence for nearly a decade, it has been the last several years that ‘...
02/08/2017 - 12:07pm
The Clarion-Goldfield-Dows school district has an active National FFA Organization chapter which is helping young people develop leadership skills and promoting agricultural education. Though the skills gained through FFA can help grow individuals going into any career, some of these students do intend to go directly into agriculture—and are...
02/08/2017 - 12:00pm
Thanks to the Wright County Charitable Foundation and funds raised through other means, the Clarion Volunteer Fire Department has recently been able to upgrade and replace some of their rescue equipment—making Clarion safer. The Charitable Foundation grant went to replace emergency air lift bags from Paratech. The sturdy rubber bags can be...
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