Kim Demory

06/12/2018 - 11:44pm

Forty-seven years ago, Laurids Risom came to Eagle Grove as an exchange student from Denmark. On Friday, June 5, 2018 he returned as a tourist - excited to show his wife, Hanne, where he spent 10 months meeting new people, discovering American customs, and practicing the English language during the 1971 - 1972 school year.

Unlike most exchange students today, Risom didn’t come as...

05/30/2018 - 4:23pm
As the final bell of the school year rings, the students will be saying “so long” to classrooms, homework...and for Eagle Grove Elementary students, to their principal, Joe Erickson. Erickson came to the Eagle Grove Area School District four years ago, excited to join the team of teachers and students who were already doing some great...
05/30/2018 - 4:22pm
For the past several years, children in Eagle Grove between the ages of one and 18 have been able to eat a hot, free lunch during the summer months. Each year, the program has grown with more and more families taking advantage of the opportunity to keep their kids well fed during the summer months, free of charge - regardless of income or economic...
05/30/2018 - 4:20pm
In 2016, two metro police officers were gunned down when they responded to a call. One of those officers was Tony Beminio, a former Eagle Grove resident. Now, another native of Eagle Grove, Tori (Axtell) Buldhuapt is part of a landscaping company that is designing a Memorial Garden for the fallen officers that will be developed in front of the Des...
05/30/2018 - 4:17pm
Jodie Kauffman is the type of person who never really gets sick, but on January 7, 2018, all of that changed. She thought she was coming down with a bad cold, so she made an appointment to see the doctor. She was told it was the flu - given antibiotics and sent home. “But the next day I said, ‘I still feel really bad,’”...
05/30/2018 - 4:15pm
Several members of the Samuel Lutheran Church Little Disciples, and a few of their friends, planted the seed of love at Rotary Senior Living last week. The children of the Little Disciples regularly visit the residents, but for the last couple of weeks they have been working on a special project to surprise them with. After their church janitor...
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