12/01/2023 - 4:55pm
  The Calhoun County Sheriff's Office has officially reported the discovery of Mark Riesberg in Jolley, Iowa. He was found inside a vehicle with an evident gunshot wound, as stated in the official release. Although foul play is not suspected, an...


Guest Speaker Josh Tew, Retired Sgt. 1st Class U.S. Army Reserves and Clarion Native, gave a moving speech detailing his service. Tew touched on topics like the benefits of joining the National Guard, the deployment schedule of those who served in the Afghanistan war, and the selfless service those who join are taught. “Service is not about you; it is about your people,” the retired Sergeant thoughtfully offered. (Photo: Ruth Katz)
11/15/2023 - 6:00am
          Josh Tew’s, Retired Sgt. 1st Class U.S. Army Reserves and Clarion Native, Speech presented at the 2023 CGD Veteran’s Day Program    Good morning, Thank you for inviting me to speak to you this Veterans Day morning. I feel very honored to...


11/22/2023 - 6:00am
Clarion, Iowa - Second-year boys wrestling coach Dillon Anderson and his Cowboy grapplers are looking to improve on last year’s impressive 16-5 record. On a team that will “Have a lot of younger and new wrestlers that will see time.” Anderson will...


11/16/2023 - 11:26am
Norman Puffett, 81, of Middletown, DE passed away on Oct. 29, 2023. He was born in California and spent his formative years on a farm in Iowa. He graduated from Eagle Grove High School in 1960. He earned his Bachelor’s and Master of Arts degrees...

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