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03/21/2019 - 1:06pm

In about two months, there’s going to be a new restaurant in Eagle Grove. Perhaps you’ve noticed the eye-catching sign already hanging on the outside of the building which sits on the corner of Broadway and Commercial Ave. Jalapeño Mexican Bar & Grill will soon be opening in the former Godfather’s Pizza location. Owner Sophia Martinez said she can hardly wait to...

03/21/2019 - 1:05pm
When the calendar turned to 2019, Mother Nature came in with a bang, bringing several snowstorms that left behind snowbanks several feet high. The rain that fell last week created an even worse situation as the precipitation on top of the rapid melting snow created a flooding situation. Towns throughout Iowa and the Midwest were affected. In...
03/21/2019 - 1:03pm
“Life in a wheelchair is difficult - getting to a therapeutic pool to help build muscle strength shouldn’t be,” said Mel Sampson of rural Eagle Grove. Sampson has been wheelchair bound for the past seven months after a fall down his steps. Although he was diagnosed with noropathy 20 years ago (a weakening of the nerves in the...
03/14/2019 - 11:25am
Who doesn’t love going to the movies? Most of us like to take in the occasional flick, so we are fortunate that Clarion is one of those increasingly rare small towns that actually has a movie theatre. And soon, the Clarion Theatre hopes to be even more relevant to the community by reaching out an under-served but large population- Spanish...
03/14/2019 - 11:24am
Just about every seventh grader at Robert Blue Middle School admitted they use some form of social media on a regular basis. Snapchat is one of their top choices. Why? Sure, there are fun photo features, you can chat quickly and easily with friends...but the #1 reason they said they liked it so much is because what they post disappears - it’...
03/14/2019 - 11:21am
The power of the pen...where it can take you is limited only to the source of your imagination and what you are willing to write down on paper. It can help you record memories. It can help you convey a message. It can help you push your creative side. It can even help you set goals and believe that anything is possible. For one teacher from Long...
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