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Wednesday, February 3, 2016 - 2:50pm
Upper Des Moines Area Opportunity is a community action agency that works to “address the effects of poverty on individuals and families” in Wright and other counties. Mary Ohrtman, the UDMO outreach director for this region, presented...
Wednesday, February 3, 2016 - 2:44pm
The Eagle Grove boys varsity basketball team hosted Lake Mills last Tuesday, suffering a 73-37 defeat at the hands of the Bulldogs. Lake Mills had the lead at 45-21 at the break. Spencer Espejo led the team in scoring with 13 points, which included...
Wednesday, February 3, 2016 - 2:40pm
Voting is our civic right as Americans. Although the law states our vote doesn’t count until we are 18, that doesn’t mean kids should have to wait to learn about the process until then. That is why Linc Morgan, fifth and sixth grade...
Wednesday, February 3, 2016 - 10:38am
Due to the winter storm and road conditions, the Wright County Board of Supervisors have delayed the opening of the Wright County courthouse until 11am today.
Monday, February 1, 2016 - 6:22pm
Due to the expected blizzard the City of Eagle Grove will be going under a Snow Ban effective at midnight tonight and continuing until the streets have been cleared on Wednesday. Residents are asked to have their vehcles off the streets during this...
Monday, February 1, 2016 - 2:48pm
On January 27, Mosaic, an organization that helps and advocates for people with intellectual disabilities, held an event they call a “Discover the Possibilities Tour” at the Eagle Grove Memorial Library. Sarah Holmes, Mosaic in Wright...
Monday, February 1, 2016 - 2:41pm
Eagle Grove Elementary students in kindergarten and first grade celebrated their 100th day of school on Friday, Jan. 29. Each child was encouraged to create a piece of artwork at home with their parents featuring 100 items, then bring them back to...
Wednesday, January 27, 2016 - 12:14pm
Community and Family Resources, an organization that combats addiction and promotes healthy behaviors, presented to the board of Supervisors on Monday on some of their programs in Wright County and requested funding for their next fiscal year. Part...
Wednesday, January 27, 2016 - 12:13pm
Mel Sampson has spent 48 years as an accountant (five as an IRS agent), 43 years as a Rotary Homes business board member, 26 years as President of the Board of Directors for the Rotary Board, is the current Rotary Board treasurer, and served on the...
Wednesday, January 27, 2016 - 12:11pm
...participate in active shooter response training   Like anything you do, the more you practice, the easier it becomes. But when adrenaline and high anxiety situations are added to a scenario, training becomes even more crucial. In the case of...
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