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05/16/2019 - 10:42am

There probably aren’t many people in Wright County who haven’t met, or at least heard of, Jim Lester. He is a 1985 graduate of Clarion High School and has also spent the last 33 years focusing his life on public safety for Wright County. Sadly, the community will have to bid him farewell and good life as he has excepted a position as chief of police in Washington, Iowa. As he heads...

05/02/2019 - 10:22am
Jan Rowen and the members of the Eagle Grove Lions Club describe Phyllis Larson, a 37 year resident of Eagle Grove, as a “hardworking volunteer who is not afraid to take on anything new,” which is why they decided she would be the perfect person to nominate for the Working Woman’s Award of 2019...and the Eagle Grove Chamber of...
04/25/2019 - 10:25am
GoServ Global announces a $56,000 Matching Challenge for the Sukup Safe T Home®. Any donation given toward the Safe T Home now through June 15th, 2019 will be matched up to $56,000 because of the generosity of an anonymous donor. The Goal: To raise $140,000 TOTAL that provides the cost to purchase and ship 20 Safe T Homes. These homes will...
04/25/2019 - 10:23am
While he is extremely busy this time of year, the Easter Bunny found the route to Eagle Grove last Friday to make a few stops and I was able to catch up with the furry white rabbit at two of those places. At Eagles Wings day care center in the morning, the Bunny snuck in while the children were in the playground area. Once they came down the hall...
04/18/2019 - 10:00am
After making the trip from his home in North Liberty to Cresco in northeast Iowa for the ceremony, former Eagle Grove wrestler Jessie Whitmer feels honored to be one of the members of the ‘Class of 2019’ inducted into the Iowa Wrestling Hall of Fame. He certainly is very deserving of the honor, now joining over 130 other members of the...
04/18/2019 - 9:58am
It’s been known, and talked about, for weeks, and it has now officially come about. It might have occurred a bit sooner than expected, but the Robert Blue Middle School building (RBMS) is now considered full. According to Superintendent Jess Toliver, there’s no firm plan in place yet as they are simply exploring their available options...
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