Kim Demory

07/19/2017 - 3:13pm

about being generous around the Christmas season, but when summer rolls around, helping to feed the hungry isn’t the first thing on most people’s minds.

The Eagle Grove Food Pantry is there for people in need of food, 12 months a year, serving those from Eagle Grove, Vincent, Woolstock, and Thor. When one of the site volunteers, Marcella Johnson, received a phone call from...

07/13/2017 - 11:14am
your grandmother’s attic, or basement, or wherever it is she stores her treasures? The things you would likely find have a rich history behind them, with a story to tell of a time gone by - a past era and the way things used to be. Now you can find those same kinds of pieces on Broadway in Eagle Grove at a place called Gramma’s Attic....
07/13/2017 - 10:58am
If you’ve been out at the Eagle Grove Family Aquatic Center this summer, you know it’s a popular place to be for both kids and adults. But until now, it hasn’t been the easiest facility to use for those with a mobility handicap. Lisa Kist, aquatic center manager, is happy to announce that the facility now has a portable pool lift...
07/06/2017 - 9:02am
Leroy Jensen, a Clarion resident since 2000, has been a teacher, a farmer, and the Wright County Extension Education Director over the years, but he’s been a lifelong 4-Her. For that, he has been selected as this year’s Wright County Fair Parade Grand Marshal and also named the 2017 Wright County Hall of Pride inductee. Jensen’s...
07/06/2017 - 8:59am
With anything you do in life, you get out of it what you put into it. It’s no wonder then, that over the last nine years, Sarah Wilson has experienced so much thanks to her involvement in the Wright Warriors (known as the Troy Trojans when she joined) 4-H Club. Wilson is the only graduating senior member of the Eagle Grove-based club. She...
07/06/2017 - 8:56am
Have you ever had a toothache so bad that you called the dentist and asked to be seen as soon as possible? What would you do if you had to wait months to get an appointment...or worse yet, just live with the pain because you couldn’t afford to see the dentist? This is a very real scenario for the people of Haiti. With only three dentists for...
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