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04/18/2018 - 9:58am

In a community like ours, good deeds and generosity help spur on more good deeds. Because of this, a little generosity can go a long way.

Fourth and fifth graders at Clarion-Goldfield-Dows recently got to participate in a philanthropic project, thanks to a grant the received through Project Jack. The grants memorialize Jack Lindaman, a boy who died at age 6 of spinal muscular atrophy in...

04/04/2018 - 11:58am
Almost everybody will move at some point in their life, whether it’s across town or across the country. While moving is rarely easy, it can be particularly challenging for someone who’s looking to downsize into a small apartment or nursing home—especially when you’ve got a lifetime of memories (and stuff) to take with you....
04/04/2018 - 11:55am
Every town has certain places and people who make the town what it is. Without those characters, the area just wouldn’t be the same. For Clarion, one of those characters is Danny Schnell, more commonly known as Dan the Can Man for his work picking up and redeeming cans and bottles. “I’ve been collecting cans a lot of years,...
04/04/2018 - 11:52am
The March 24 snowstorm that blanketed much of northern Iowa hit Clarion hard, resulting in numerous cars getting stuck and snow ban tickets being issued. While most residents try to keep their cars off the street after a storm to allow snow plows to operate, there has been some confusion about how long the snow ban affects parking. This week, the...
03/28/2018 - 10:19am
From early campaigning to bring Prestage to Wright County, to current goings-on with the company and related developments in the city of Eagle Grove, one person has been involved in it all: Bryce Davis, former economic development director for the county and current administrator for the city of Eagle Grove. Though he is no longer employed by the...
03/28/2018 - 10:15am
If a small business makes it to 10 years, it’s an achievement worth celebrating. Chappy’s on Main, a favorite bar and restaurant of the Clarion area, will be doing just that this weekend. But for Nick Barrett, owner, reaching 10 years isn’t a big milestone so much as just another day on the job. “10 years older… a...
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