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Thursday, September 29, 2016 - 9:59am
Though flooding last week prompted some voluntary evacuations southeast of Belmond, County Engineer Adam Clemons was able to report on Monday that waters were decreasing to the point where some closed roads could be opened again. With little chance...
Thursday, September 29, 2016 - 9:58am
It was a day many of these Vietnam veterans thought would never come - a day when they were welcomed home, appreciated for their sacrifices, and thanked for their service during the war. But that’s exactly what Donald Reed, Dennis Reed, Ronald...
Thursday, September 29, 2016 - 9:55am
You’ve undoubtedly heard of smart phones and Smart Boards, but what about S.M.A.R.T rooms? It’s not a place where you go to study and learn more by using today’s latest technology. It’s quite the opposite. It’s getting...
Wednesday, September 28, 2016 - 8:42am
The following is a press release from the Governor's office:   Governor issues proclamation of disaster emergency for four additional counties; state officials to visit Vinton, Palo and Cedar Rapids tomorrow...
Friday, September 23, 2016 - 1:31pm
In a special meeting this morning, the board of Supervisors unanimously voted to declare a state of emergency for Wright County due to a high accumulation of rainfall and flooded rural roads. So far, flooding has been found to be particularly...
Wednesday, September 21, 2016 - 2:04pm
Mothers give so many things to their children over the course of their lifetime. For Leigh Banwell, one of the best things his mother gave him was a passion for gardening. We told you about his love of flower gardens earlier this summer, but his...
Wednesday, September 21, 2016 - 2:03pm
The Eagle Grove Area Chamber of Commerce and the Community Development Corporation (CDC) are excited to announce that they will be moving to a main street location this fall. After spending the past four years in a building just north of main street...
Wednesday, September 21, 2016 - 1:59pm
The Eagle Grove City Council heard a request at this past Monday night’s regular meeting from Mike Ryerson concerning an engineering feasibility study for land use near the city. The request was for $5,000, and is in response to the upcoming...
Wednesday, September 21, 2016 - 1:57pm
Wright County Farm Bureau and Wright County ISU Extension hosted their ninth annual Wright County Safety Day at Greenwood Park (Wright County Fairgrounds) in Eagle Grove on Tuesday, Sept. 13. More than 200 third-grade students from Eagle Grove,...
Wednesday, September 14, 2016 - 11:17am
Following a brief presentation from Bob Torkelson of Torkelson Construction, the Eagle Grove City Council set a public hearing for the September 19 meeting at which time they will consider a rezoning of the former Lela Howland school property at...
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