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03/22/2017 - 10:48am

On March 13, locals gathered at Mosaic in Clarion once again for Chilifest, the 32nd annual chili lunch-and-dinner fundraiser. The food, fun, and raffle is something Clarion area residents look forward to every year. It’s also an opportunity to show support for Mosaic’s cause: helping those with intellectual disabilities live full, meaningful lives.

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03/08/2017 - 10:45am
Jill (Lents) Howarth, a Belmond native, and her husband James have been in Iowa for about a year since moving from Australia, James’s home country. In that year, they’ve been quite busy launching their business: a natural beauty products brand called CocoRoo, a coconut oil-based line of organic lotions. Their story starts back when...
03/08/2017 - 10:43am
The first meeting of the Clarion Public Library’s new Lego Club saw six children working on Lego creations and playing Lego video games. Children’s librarian Missy Hansen, who organized the club, said that fit the number of kids who initially signed up, but she hopes the club grows more popular with time. Once the Club has solidified,...
03/08/2017 - 10:40am
Last week at the Clarion Library, an appreciative group learned about New Zealand through the eyes of Jan Libbey and Tim Landgraff, who went there with their son, Andrew, in November last year. November is the country’s early springtime, so it was cool and rainy. Their flight to Sydney, where they met Andrew, who was working for Case New...
03/01/2017 - 11:17am
The Iowa High School Speech Association individual speech contests were supposed to take place Saturday, February 25. The snow storm meant that the contest at Clear Lake where Clarion-Goldfield-Dows and Eagle Grove students were supposed to compete was delayed, but due to road conditions, both districts decided it would be too risky to drive...
03/01/2017 - 11:12am
The C-G-D FFA chapter had a very eventful week of activities to celebrate National FFA Week. On Monday the chapter added the new activity of being Greeters at the elementary and handed out FFA stickers to the elementary students.  The chapter also held their annual Greenhand and Degree Ceremony, followed by an ice cream social.  On...
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