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Friday, December 7, 2018 - 8:11pm
PRESS RELEASE: Eagle Grove Police received a report of shots fired in the area of Railroad Ave and SE 2nd Street shortly after 6 a.m. Thursday morning, Dec. 6. It was reported that a male driving a silver pickup had fired multiple shots towards a...
Thursday, December 6, 2018 - 5:20pm
Coach Ann Sampson and the Golden Stars Drill Team traveled to Wells Fargo Arena in Des Moines last Thursday, Nov. 29, to compete in the nation’s largest dance competition, the Iowa State Dance and Drill Team Association (ISDTA). They performed...
Thursday, December 6, 2018 - 5:19pm
Christmas is only a few weeks away, and for too many families in Eagle Grove, they are wondering how they are going to make the holidays merry and bright. Not only are they stressed about having Christmas gifts to place under the tree for their...
Thursday, December 6, 2018 - 5:17pm
The Eagle Grove City Council will enter into a development agreement with Bob Torkelson of Torkelson Properties, LLC following action at this week’s meeting. This is for the property on North Lucas downtown (the old car dealership buiding),...
Wednesday, December 5, 2018 - 4:01pm
Local bridge #66 (5 miles South of Clarion and .5 miles East) will be closed to traffic for approximately 2-3 weeks, depending on weather, to enhance the structural load of the bridge with new Piling. A detour has been put in place
Thursday, November 29, 2018 - 3:34pm
This time of year, there are many opportunities to give back to the community and help families in need through the holiday season. Though there are many wonderful gift-giving programs available, Wright County Public Health is again hoping to make...
Thursday, November 29, 2018 - 3:31pm
A public hearing was held at the November 15 City Council meeting to consider the fate of a dog owned by Jeffrey and LuAnne Pedersen. Acccording to the testimony, the child was on the sidewalk when the dog came right up to him and bit. While it did...
Thursday, November 29, 2018 - 3:29pm
High School sporting events are a part of the overall teenage experience. Even if you’re not an athlete, many students enjoy attending the games and matches, cheering on their classmates and friends. Unfortunately, the cost of attending each...
Thursday, November 29, 2018 - 3:27pm
In September of 2012, the first phase of the Eagle Grove Veterans Memorial Tower was completed. What once stood as an old, dilapidated elevator on the east side of Fareway had gotten a much-needed face-lift with a new coat of paint, and most...
Wednesday, November 21, 2018 - 12:00pm
The Wright County Board of Supervisors met Monday morning. They discussed several agenda items this week. Wright County Engineer, Adam Clemons, appeared before the board to discuss various issues. He presented a resolution stating that the wage that...
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