Kim Demory

08/15/2019 - 11:29am

Many kids spend the dog days of summer jumping into the swimming pool, riding their bikes, hanging out with friends, and playing video games. But a group of Eagle Grove youth gave up some of this free time recently in order to make a difference in our community.

Last week, members of the Eagle Grove Boy Scouts Troop 1059 volunteered to help paint houses in Eagle Grove. It all began with...

08/01/2019 - 11:02am
City Administrator Bryce Davis was recently notified that the City of Eagle Grove has been awarded a CDBG Downtown Revitalization Facade Grant totaling $214,251 to improve the outside building appearances of 12 downtown businesses. They have also received $213,114 in a CDBG Housing Rehabilitation Grant that will help six homeowners (who live on...
08/01/2019 - 10:58am
Don’t forget to shop your local Eagle Grove stores this weekend during the 20th annual Iowa Sales Tax Holiday will be held Friday and Saturday, August 2 and 3, 2019. Qualifying clothing or footwear with a selling price of less than $100 will be exempt from sales tax as well as local option tax. You can find lots of great things for back to...
07/25/2019 - 2:07pm
Alzheimer’s and dementia take more then just the memories away from their victims. These terrible diseases also take away the peace-of-mind of family members who love them. They have to watch as their mom, dad, spouse...slips into a sea of forgetfulness, no longer allowing them to be the independent person they once were; no longer allowing...
07/25/2019 - 1:46pm
Every cook knows the secret ingredient to any homemade meal that makes it taste so great is love. Since Jacki (Umthun) Thompson couldn’t put her mother’s love in a bottle and put it in her spice rack, she did the next best thing - she preserved her recipes by publishing a family recipe book. It all began in January of 2014 when...
07/19/2019 - 12:16pm
I’ve been covering the Wright County Fair for 18 years now and the one thing I’ve noticed is that it’s not just for the people of Wright County. People come from near and far to enjoy our great fair. A couple of years ago I met two longtime friends who lived in North Carolina. Jane Thul (who had lived in Eagle Grove for 40 years...
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