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Thursday, March 21, 2019 - 1:06pm
In about two months, there’s going to be a new restaurant in Eagle Grove. Perhaps you’ve noticed the eye-catching sign already hanging on the outside of the building which sits on the corner of Broadway and Commercial Ave. Jalapeñ...
Thursday, March 21, 2019 - 1:05pm
When the calendar turned to 2019, Mother Nature came in with a bang, bringing several snowstorms that left behind snowbanks several feet high. The rain that fell last week created an even worse situation as the precipitation on top of the rapid...
Thursday, March 21, 2019 - 1:03pm
“Life in a wheelchair is difficult - getting to a therapeutic pool to help build muscle strength shouldn’t be,” said Mel Sampson of rural Eagle Grove. Sampson has been wheelchair bound for the past seven months after a fall down...
Thursday, March 21, 2019 - 1:01pm
The Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race that takes place in Alaska each March has become a tradition for Eagle Grove Elementary fourth graders to follow. The annual long distance race takes a team of 14 sled dogs and its musher (there were more than 50...
Thursday, March 21, 2019 - 12:59pm
The Wright County Humane Society has been in operation for 16 years, taking care of abandoned animals of all sorts. While dogs and cats are the most popular, they’ve also, at one time or another, cared for ferrets, rabbits, and even birds...
Thursday, March 21, 2019 - 12:58pm
Dave Walker knows his way around a pool table. You can tell when you watch him shoot that he’s been playing the game for more than 50 years. And when it comes time for the State Pool Tournament, he plays as many as 50 games of 9-Ball a day....
Wednesday, March 20, 2019 - 10:05am
Severe Weather Awareness Week is March 25 – 29, 2019 Wright County Emergency Management, Iowa Department of Homeland Security and Emergency Management (HSEMD), Iowa Emergency Management Association and the National Weather Service (NWS) will...
Wednesday, March 20, 2019 - 10:03am
In response to Governor Reynolds' disaster declarations for many Iowa counties, the Iowa Department of Revenue has granted a 30-day extension and suspension of any penalty or interest for taxpayers whose principal residence or business is...
Friday, March 15, 2019 - 11:20am
Yesterday afternoon the Governor issued a Disaster Proclamation for 21 Iowa counties including Wright County. This proclamation not only makes state resources and mutual aid available to local government entities, it also activates the Iowa...
Thursday, March 14, 2019 - 11:25am
Who doesn’t love going to the movies? Most of us like to take in the occasional flick, so we are fortunate that Clarion is one of those increasingly rare small towns that actually has a movie theatre. And soon, the Clarion Theatre hopes to be...
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