Les Houser

08/16/2017 - 2:13pm

Following a presentation from a representative of Piper Jaffary, the Eagle Grove Board of Education approved the sale of bonds for School Infrastructure Sales, Services and Use Tax Revenue Bonds in the amount of $6.043 million to JP Morgan Chase.

The average interest rate will be 2.2 percent, with the total interest cost at $933,552.09. Prior to that vote, the Board executed an...

08/16/2017 - 2:11pm
Paul Hansch of Clarion felt that the opportunity was right to get back into being a head coach, and he has been impressed with the reception he’s gotten from this district. “I couldn’t be more pleased with the reception from both the kids and the community,” said the veteran football coach. “The assistants have been...
08/09/2017 - 2:58pm
A ride along with a former neighbor, who was a state patrolman, peaked Michael Lehman’s interest in wanting to go into law enforcement as a career. He has not regretted the decision. “It’s never the same thing everyday,” said the officer. “I especially enjoy getting out of the car and talking with the kids. They know...
08/09/2017 - 2:45pm
At this past Monday’s regular session of the Eagle Grove City Council, the resignation of George McGuire was presented and accepted. It is effective October 6, and states only that it is for “personal reasons.” McGuire would not elaborate on that. He will also help with the transition to a new administrator. After some discussion...
07/26/2017 - 2:36pm
Eagle Grove head baseball coach Jordan Miller has now released his team’s final overall stats along with where they finished in Top of Iowa-West action. Also included are the 2017 All-Conference selections. The team finished at 15-12 overall, with a 9-7 record in divisional play. Forest City won the division at 15-1, followed by Garner-...
07/19/2017 - 3:10pm
At the meeting on Monday, July 10 of the Eagle Grove City Council, council members approved the second reading of the amendment to the city code ordinance regarding the use of fireworks within the city. That was followed by a motion to waive the third reading and adopt the change. That also carried. This will now outlaw use of any consumer or...
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