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Thursday, June 13, 2019 - 11:41am
Life was not easy for Ashley Vaala when she was growing up. She was raised by addict parents, used with them, and by the time she was 15 was cooking meth with her “friends.” She herself became an addict, and eventually went to federal...
Thursday, June 13, 2019 - 11:39am
Summerfest is the official kickoff to Summer fun in Eagle Grove. For decades, families, friends, and visitors have been coming out to enjoy some good old fashioned small town fun...and you’re invited to join in. Events begin Friday evening,...
Thursday, June 13, 2019 - 11:37am
If you’re old enough to remember the old Candid Camera TV show with host Alan Funt, you’ll recognize where I got the idea for the title of this story. On that show, you never knew when your interaction with either someone or something...
Thursday, June 13, 2019 - 11:31am
Starting in the Fall of 2019, Wright County parents will have yet another option for their young child’s educational development as a new Head Start Center location will open in Eagle Grove. It will be in the former Chamber office on North...
Thursday, June 6, 2019 - 10:58am
Local historian and lifelong Eagle Grove resident Ron Mohr has announced he will once again be leading a Summerfest Historic Downtown Tour on Saturday, June 15, 2019. The walking tour will begin at 10 a.m. at the Eagle Grove Historical Museum and is...
Thursday, June 6, 2019 - 10:57am
Spring is here and Eagle Grove authorities are reminding you that now is the time to clean up your properties. If you have excess junk/trash in your yard or have junk vehicles sitting around, you are in violation of the city’s junk ordinances...
Thursday, June 6, 2019 - 10:53am
Are you looking for a way to shop local for unique items but still have the ease of shopping in the comfort of your own home? Then you’re in luck, because the internet’s most recent online store to shop for new, used, vintage, and...
Thursday, June 6, 2019 - 10:48am
Imagine receiving a phone call that says your child is being life-flighted to Iowa City. That’s exactly what happened to Terry and Lisa Kist of Eagle Grove on May 19, 2018. One year later, they are grateful that their son, Cooper, has made a...
Thursday, June 6, 2019 - 10:39am
It’s been four years now that Captain Garrett Quintus has revived the D.A.R.E. program at Robert Blue Middle School, talking with fifth graders about the challenges facing kids today. Years ago when the D.A.R.E. program was first taught in...
Thursday, May 30, 2019 - 11:10am
Eagle Grove Elementary and Robert Blue Middle School students, along with a couple of local Eagle Grove residents, took part in the Special Olympics held in Fort Dodge recently. This year there were 31 athletes participating at the Regional Special...
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