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12/06/2017 - 1:03pm

Of the 300 agricultural drainage wells once in use in Iowa, only 31 are still open, with six under contract to be closed soon. Out of the remaining 25 wells, two are located in Wright County, both in Grant Township.

“The state wants all the wells closed because they see that there’s a potential for groundwater contamination,” said Mike Bourland, an engineer with the...

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...
12/06/2017 - 12:57pm
Police in general are protectors; problem solvers; investigators; negotiators; and a sense of authority. But they are also educators; role models; and friends. Nowhere is that more true than in Eagle Grove. A couple week’s ago we took a look at the Eagle Grove Police Department and the idea of community policing, this week, we take a look at...
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...
12/05/2017 - 6:09pm
On Friday, December 8, Iowa Select Farms and the Deb and Jeff Hansen Foundation will give away 500 pork loins to anyone in need in Clarion. Starting at 5 p.m., Iowa Select Farms employees will gather at the Clarion Swimming Pool Park parking lot to hand out free, five-pound pork loins to anyone in need. The lively event includes festive costumes,...
12/04/2017 - 1:37pm
The Eagle Grove basketball teams traveled to Forest City to take on the Indians on Tuesday, Nov. 28.  KIOW Radio was there to cover the event as well as broadcast on The Cube, an internet live-streaming site.  As the boys team warmed up, a controversial conversation between two of the broadcasters about players on the Eagle Grove...
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