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12/06/2017 - 1:00pm

At their meeting this past Monday, the Eagle Grove City Council unanimously approved the hiring of a new city administrator (name withheld pending contract signing. Watch our website for the naming of the administrator as soon as it is offical) and to enter contract negotiations for the position.

As the Council fills one position, another opens up to fill as the resignation of Chris van...

12/06/2017 - 12:52pm
Terri Torkelson with the Wright County Humane Society (WCHS) made a presentation to the Third grade class at Eagle Grove Elementary last Friday, and brought a special friend along with her that proved to be a big hit with the students. She told the students that there are about 30 animals available for adoption right now, with the WCHS operating...
12/06/2017 - 12:51pm
The Eagle Grove varsity girls basketball team opened their season last Tuesday with a 68-17 road loss at Forest City. The Lady Eagles were still hanging in at just a 20-7 deficit after one quarter, only to see the Indians blow it open with a 19-0 second quarter to go up 39-7 at halftime. Natalie Vrba and Ari Lyman both netted four points to led...
12/06/2017 - 11:42am
If there opening week is any indication, the Eagle Grove varsity boys basketball team will likely be a force to be reckoned with this season so opponents need to be ready on any given night. Two teams this year have already found that out. They traveled to Forest City last Tuesday to open the schedule, losing to a fine Indian team 65-39. The home...
12/06/2017 - 11:35am
The Eagle Grove wrestling team opened their season last Tuesday with a home meet by hosting Algona, North Union and Northwood-Kensett. The Eagles scored an easy 72-12 win over North Union, taking seven wins by fall along with five more via forfeits. Winning by pin were Derek Graham (120), Gabe Rolon (126), Mark Dawson (132), Peyton Woodbeck (145...
11/29/2017 - 12:41pm
It began as a great thought for Kayne Carlson to have this as his Eagle Scout project, and thru his efforts and several other volunteer helpers Greenwood Park now has a ninehole disc golf course for young and old to utilize. Together with the new playground equipment, and the skate board park, it makes this area the envy of other communities this...
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