Kim Demory

11/15/2017 - 12:53pm

And rows and rows of Veterans and their loved ones filed into the Robert Blue Middle School auditorium on Friday, Nov. 10 for the 19th annual Veterans Day Program.

“It started in 1999 as part of our Character Counts! initiative,” said RBMS Principal Scott Jeske. “It was such an awesome day, we’ve been doing it ever since. I just hope that the Veterans can feel...

11/15/2017 - 12:44pm
Charlie Walker, a 1964 graduate of Eagle Grove High School, was proud to be the guest speaker at the 2017 Veterans Day Program held at Robert Blue Middle School on Friday, Nov. 10. Walker joined the Army in October of 1968. He said he chose to enlist, rather than be drafted. While enlisting, he ran into Fred Johnston who had just graduated from...
11/15/2017 - 12:42pm
What would you say if someone was willing to do the Thanksgiving cooking for you? All you had to do was show up and enjoy the company of those around you? Well that’s exactly what you can do right here in Eagle Grove as Bert Aukland, along with her family and friends, are once again hosting a Free Community Thanksgiving Feast at Memorial...
11/15/2017 - 12:38pm
Music isn’t just something Maggie Wachowiak does, it’s part of who she is. In the next week, the first part of a dream she’s been working towards will come true when she performs as part of the prestigious Iowa All State Band. Next summer, the second part will come true when she travels to Europe to perform. Eagle Grove High...
11/08/2017 - 11:21am
There are numerous area Veterans in our communities, and for the past several years, the Eagle Grove School District has been honoring them on Veterans Day with a special program. The students and staff have served them drinks and snacks, made posters, written essays, shown them videos, and honored each Veteran by name. Each year, they also invite...
11/08/2017 - 11:14am
Government and politics can be confusing, especially to a 17-year-old who is preparing to vote in the very near future, and perhaps even more so to an 18-year-old who had their very first opportunity to cast their ballet in the Eagle Grove City election that was just held this past Tuesday. To help give these youngsters a better glimpse into the...
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