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08/15/2019 - 11:29am

Many kids spend the dog days of summer jumping into the swimming pool, riding their bikes, hanging out with friends, and playing video games. But a group of Eagle Grove youth gave up some of this free time recently in order to make a difference in our community.

Last week, members of the Eagle Grove Boy Scouts Troop 1059 volunteered to help paint houses in Eagle Grove. It all began with...

08/15/2019 - 11:27am
Garrett Quintus was born and raised in Eagle Grove. Nearly eight years ago, he joined the Eagle Grove Police Department to protect and aid his hometown, serving the last three years as Captain of the force. Wednesday, Aug. 7, was his last official day in that capacity. Quintus has accepted a position as the full- time maintenance supervisor at...
08/15/2019 - 11:25am
“Farming is the only job I’ve ever had,” said Ron Spangler of Eagle Grove, who worked the family farm with his dad since he was a young boy, eventually moving onto the homestead himself. “I grew up on a farm by Thor,” said his wife, Linda. Growing up, Ron belonged to both FFA and 4-H, showing livestock at the Wright...
08/08/2019 - 12:47pm
When one chooses to serve their country, it’s a decision that effects more than just that individual - it effects their whole family. Sometimes that effect is how much their loved ones will miss them and worry about them while they are gone. Other times, the effect is more positive and prideful, like when a family tradition is being...
08/08/2019 - 12:44pm
This past week, Hannah Johnson was scurrying around First Lutheran Church in Clarion. She was making sure clothing racks were filled, shoes were sorted and food was on the shelves. Johnson was preparing for last Thursday night, when the Clothing Closet officially opened. The Clothing Closet is a new effort underway at First Lutheran Church. It...
08/08/2019 - 12:38pm
What’s something that triggers a childhood memory for you? Is it a smell? Maybe a person? For Trudy (Hanson) Cook, it’s a place - the Eagle Grove Golf Course. It was a home-away-from-home for her as a little girl. She remembers sitting by the window in the clubhouse playing with her Barbie dolls when she and her brother came along to...
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