Kim Demory

05/25/2017 - 8:11am

Nearly 40 years ago, Goldfield was looking for a name for their new park. To build excitement, they decided to make a competition out of it, awarding a $25 savings bond to the winner.

Jim Toillion, Jr. thought there was no better name for it than “Old School Park,” after all, it was being built where the old Goldfield School once stood before being torn down.

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05/25/2017 - 8:08am
Eagle Grove High School seniors had a busy schedule last week. There were awards assemblies to attend, practices to show up for, volunteer work to be completed, a trip down memory lane through the elementary and middle school buildings, and of course, commencement. As the classmates gathered for each of these events, there were smiles as big as...
05/25/2017 - 8:03am
Each year, Eagle Grove High School Band Director Justin Schwake recognizes outstanding senior members. These are individuals who go above and beyond in their pursuit of music greatness. This year, during the annual Music Banquet, held Monday, Mary 22, three young musicians were awarded very high honors. The John Phillip Susa Award was presented to...
05/25/2017 - 8:00am
All the knowledge in the world does you no good if you don’t have a clue how to interview. What might seem like second-nature to some, simple things like a firm handshake and making eye contact might be more difficult for others. Eagle Grove High School teacher Sherry Leksell is making sure it’s common knowledge for all of her Advanced...
05/18/2017 - 8:52am
This Sunday, May 21, 60 Eagle Grove High School seniors will walk up onto the stage and accept their diplomas; but for one, it will hold more nostalgic. Jarika Elva Eisentrager will have the honor of knowing she graduated from the very same high school that her Great- Great Grandmother Elva Viola Holding Boettcher did exactly 100 years ago....
05/10/2017 - 2:28pm
2,500 kids in 2015 were in need of foster homes; yet there were only 2,300 licensed foster families in the state. These children entered the foster care system through no fault of their own, but rather because they have often times experienced neglect, abandonment, or even abuse. That is why May has been designated as National Foster Care Month -...
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