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Thursday, January 19, 2017 - 3:30pm
“Bruce’s shoes are large ones to fill,” Jordan Kolarik, the new project coordinator for the Boone River Watershed project” said lightheartedly about her new position. Kolarik, originally from Iowa City, said she is grateful...
Thursday, January 19, 2017 - 3:30pm
Eagle Grove, and much of Iowa, awoke to a sheet of glass outside their doorways Monday morning, Jan. 16. Meteorologists had been predicting an ice-storm for days...and this time, they were right on the money. Sunday night, a quick trip to the Dollar...
Thursday, January 19, 2017 - 3:23pm
There’s an inner artist in all of us, even if we don’t think so. Art doesn’t have to mean drawing a picture that looks exactly like the subject. Art is the window to the mind’s eye, being as ornate or realistic as the...
Thursday, January 19, 2017 - 3:22pm
Wright County youth had the opportunity to learn about windmills this past Saturday at a camp sponsored by the Iowa State University Extension Office in Clarion. Pictured above: The kids worked in groups to create model landscapes with varied...
Thursday, January 12, 2017 - 1:39pm
In observance of New Year’s Day, the first county supervisors meeting of 2017 was pushed till January 3. Most of the business conducted was to get start-of-year activity in order. First, Supervisor Karl Helgevold motioned to elect Rick...
Thursday, January 12, 2017 - 1:35pm
There’s no doubt the new “normal” of 2017 is going to take some getting used to for Larry and Terri Jo Meyer. For the last 37 years and 35.5 years, respectively, this couple has been going into work at Knutzon’s Inc. on...
Thursday, January 12, 2017 - 1:34pm
Have you ever watched a child try something new? They just go for it. They don’t hold back. If it doesn’t work the first time, they try it again. Perhaps that’s because they have no fear. Their mind-set hasn’t yet developed...
Thursday, January 12, 2017 - 1:28pm
Caramel Latte cupcakes, apple pie, chocolate mini cupcakes, sheet cakes, cake pops...is your sweet tooth tempted? That’s the idea behind Deb Smith’s new business venture - “The Country Girl Bakery.” Baking up a delicious...
Wednesday, January 4, 2017 - 5:06pm
In the December 22 editions of the Wright County Monitor and Eagle Grove Eagle, we printed an article called “A Story of Stained Glass.” The article described the history of the beautiful stained glass windows at Goldfield United...
Wednesday, January 4, 2017 - 5:01pm
“To all acquaintances not forgot” is something how the line from the New Year’s song goes. I would not want to forget all those I have been in contact with the last six-plus years at the USDA office in Clarion and Webster City...
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