Kim Demory

03/21/2019 - 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. Jalapeño Mexican Bar & Grill will soon be opening in the former Godfather’s Pizza location. Owner Sophia Martinez said she can hardly wait to...

03/21/2019 - 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 melting snow created a flooding situation. Towns throughout Iowa and the Midwest were affected. In...
03/21/2019 - 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 his steps. Although he was diagnosed with noropathy 20 years ago (a weakening of the nerves in the...
03/21/2019 - 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 entries this year) from Anchorage to Nome in 15 days or less, competing to see who can be the fastest...
03/21/2019 - 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 until they could help them find their forever homes. Unfortunately, there is no formal shelter to keep...
03/21/2019 - 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. All that practice paid off when he competed in the Senior 9-Ball Singles division at the 2019 State...
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