Kim Demory

07/11/2018 - 11:33am

For Wright County youth, one man’s junk really did become their treasure. A new contest for the 2018 Wright County Fair gave the first 20 4-H kids to claim their buckets the opportunity to show that imagination and creativity can turn “junk” into works of art.

The Bucket of Junk Contest was the suggestion of Rodney Legleigter, the Wright County Fair’s newest...

07/11/2018 - 11:21am
Each year, counties from throughout Iowa are encouraged to select an individual or family who has made a significant contribution to the 4-H program. This year, Wright County has chosen Dr. Doug Helgevold as the 2018 Iowa 4-H Hall of Fame inductee. Dr. Helgevold, who still lives on the Eagle Township family farm where he was born and raised, grew...
07/11/2018 - 11:18am
Voluneers came from near and far to Eagle Grove on Wednesday, June 27 with one common goal in mind - giving families a place to call home. If you’ve ever driven down East Broadway, you’ve likely noticed a little round tin bin that sits next to the GoServ Global building (across from the ambulance shed). Do you know what that is? It...
07/11/2018 - 11:16am
The Eagle Grove Rotary Club has been operating since April 27, 1921. Over they years, they’ve achieved many great things like building a nursing home and a retirement community; raising funds to help eradicate Polio around the world; helped build a Wellness Center, they’ve even sponsored exchange students, and that’s only the tip...
07/03/2018 - 11:20am
Members of the Eagle Grove Wright Warrior 4-H Club have been busy sewing, painting, hammering, cooking, raising animals, writing reports...all in the name of getting ready for the Wright County Fair. They’ve been working hard, but perhaps nothing helps them more than having the opportunity to practice presenting their projects to a judge. As...
07/03/2018 - 11:18am
When you walk into your teenagers bedroom, what do you see? There’s probably a bed, a lamp, some books, a light switch. Maybe there’s a cell phone or a blue tooth speaker - all perfectly normal things. It’s “What You Don’t See” that might be the problem, and the Iowa Narcotics Officer Association wants to open...
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