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08/21/2019 - 11:43am

Phoebe Sanders of Eagle Grove has been hoping to “walk across the street” at the Iowa State Fair for years. This walk refers to more than a casual stroll; it is actually what competitors call it when they win one of the top livestock honors at the fair and get to display their animal in the Hall of Champions. This year, Phoebe’s dream came true when she won Reserve Grand...

08/14/2019 - 11:51am
During the August meeting of the Clarion-Goldfield-Dows Board of Education, High School Principal Sheila Hudson and Elementary Principal Tricia Rosendahl appeared to present their updated student handbooks. The handbooks are done annually, though most changes are small. Hudson pointed out some bigger changes in the high school/middle school...
08/14/2019 - 11:47am
“Farming is the only job I’ve ever had,” said Ron Spangler of Eagle Grove, who worked the family farm with his dad since he was a young boy, eventually moving onto the homestead himself. “I grew up on a farm by Thor,” said his wife, Linda.   Growing up, Ron belonged to both FFA and 4-H, showing livestock at the...
08/14/2019 - 11:40am
            The Wright County Soil and Water Conservation District presented awards at the Wright County Farm Bureau's Membership Appreciation supper on August 6.              Jon and Mary Nissen of Renwick received the award for Iowa Farm Environmental...
08/07/2019 - 2:30pm
         The job of law enforcement today is a tough one, especially in a time when visual evidence is often demanded by the public and courts alike. Since this is the case, the Clarion Police Department is happy to have made an important purchase recently. If you have encountered one of the local officers lately, you may...
08/07/2019 - 2:24pm
            This past week, Hannah Johnson was scurrying around First Lutheran Church in Clarion. She was making sure clothing racks were filled, shoes were sorted and food was on the shelves.  Johnson was preparing for last Thursday night, when the Clothing Closet officially opened.     ...
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