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01/10/2018 - 3:47pm

Iowa Central and the North Central Career Academy in Eagle Grove are excited to be offering something new in the area.

“We have created an I-MAP Certificate Program to fulfill the needs of area businesses...like the upcoming Prestage Plant for one,” said Tony Finn, Career Navigator and ESL Support Specialist.

The first session of the free Integrated Manufacturing...

01/10/2018 - 3:25pm
Exciting things are happening at Eagle Grove High School. Classes are back in session and things are getting back to normal, but there’s something new and exciting for the students to enjoy in the new year. Thanks to the efforts of the EGHS Student Council, and with the help of Kyle Teeselink, the students can now fill their refillable water...
01/10/2018 - 3:20pm
Close to 30 people attended a hearing Monday on whether Tax Increment Financing from the Urban Renewal Area established to accommodate Prestage should be used to fund an expansion for the Eagle Grove Community School District. Support was divided among attendees, but the county board of supervisors voted to approve the Urban Renewal Plan amendment...
01/05/2018 - 11:19am
When Eagle Grove Area Schools Superintendent Jess Toliver asked the Wright County Supervisors to include them in an Urban Renewal district set up pertaining to the Prestage Foods facility (which would allow some of the property taxes to go toward expansion for the EG Elementary school building project),  it left other Wright County school...
01/03/2018 - 12:33pm
Earlier this fall, first-year technology teacher, Alyssa Petersen Dooley, gave her sixth grade students at Robert Blue Middle School an assignment - design an advertisement. Their goal was not just any advertisement for any product, but an ad that promoted Eagle Grove. “I wanted them to come up with an advertisement to inform people why...
01/03/2018 - 12:27pm
Wright County District Junior Fair manager Tricia Rosendahl, accompanied by several board members, presented the annual report and funding request to the Wright County Supervisors at their final meeting of the year on December 26. Their capital campaign was another huge success, and even better is that the mortgage is completely paid in full. The...
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