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Wednesday, February 14, 2018 - 3:50pm
Sarah Jensen, a 1994 graduate of Eagle Grove High School, first got involved with the Eagle Grove Chamber Board in May of 2004, serving as a representative of Wells Fargo Bank. She was originally just finishing someone else’s term, but when...
Wednesday, February 14, 2018 - 3:44pm
Ten years ago, an amazing tradition came out of a terrible tragedy. A community came together to deal with the loss of a 14-year-old student...friend... Boy Scout...and an overall person of exemplar character - Aaron Eilerts. It was during a tornado...
Wednesday, February 14, 2018 - 3:42pm
Twiins Shoppe has been a mainstay of the Eagle Grove community for decades. It was first built as Brian’s Hamburger and Malt Shop in 1971 (owned by Clarence Buhner), and then changed to Stro-Jo’s in 1976 when Maynard Dearch purchased it...
Wednesday, February 14, 2018 - 3:21pm
New emergency radios and radio towers aren’t the only recent improvements for local emergency responders. By the time you read this article, 911 operators in the Wright County dispatch center will have started using the PowerPhone system for...
Wednesday, February 7, 2018 - 5:07pm
There were 56 students from the North Central Iowa Career Academy in Eagle Grove who got the chance, not to see their shadow, but be a shadow this past Groundhog’s Day, celebrated Friday, Feb. 2. Yes, Punxsutawney Phil saw his shadow, which...
Wednesday, February 7, 2018 - 4:42pm
On February 23, 2016, Rachel Lentz, a former student at Robert Blue Middle School in 2003, gave birth to two beautiful identical twin girls in Istanbul, Turkey. It was double the joy that quickly turned to great concern for one of them - baby...
Wednesday, February 7, 2018 - 4:39pm
Three Eagle Grove Rotarians were recently named to the Paul Harris Society. (Paul Harris, a lawyer in Chicago, was the founder of Rotary). This prestigious organization recognizes those Rotarians who have generously donated $1,000 or more to the...
Thursday, February 1, 2018 - 12:22pm
Who hasn’t had a little ache or pain here and there? We all get them - a twisted ankle, a pinched nerve in our back, an aching wrist...but when the pain doesn’t subside, it might be time to get some help. The Wellness Center in Eagle...
Thursday, February 1, 2018 - 12:19pm
Each year, one Community member is honored at the Annual Chamber Banquet for the work they do to make Eagle Grove a better place to live. As Sue White began giving some hints Monday evening as to who this year’s recipient might be - telling...
Thursday, February 1, 2018 - 12:11pm
Meg Hanson, the new Kindergarten through eighth grade art teacher in Eagle Grove, admits teaching was never her intended career. In fact, with her mom and sister both in that field, she wanted “to avoid it like the plague,” she joked....
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