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06/13/2019 - 11:41am

Life was not easy for Ashley Vaala when she was growing up. She was raised by addict parents, used with them, and by the time she was 15 was cooking meth with her “friends.” She herself became an addict, and eventually went to federal prison for fi ve years.

“Prison was the best thing for me,” admitted Vaala open and honestly. “I met some great women while...

06/13/2019 - 11:39am
Summerfest is the official kickoff to Summer fun in Eagle Grove. For decades, families, friends, and visitors have been coming out to enjoy some good old fashioned small town fun...and you’re invited to join in. Events begin Friday evening, June 14 from 5 - 6 p.m. with a chance to be creative. Chalk, paint and stencils will be provided by...
06/13/2019 - 11:37am
If you’re old enough to remember the old Candid Camera TV show with host Alan Funt, you’ll recognize where I got the idea for the title of this story. On that show, you never knew when your interaction with either someone or something would put you in front of millions of viewers of that popular show. Now, the next time you are around...
06/13/2019 - 11:31am
Starting in the Fall of 2019, Wright County parents will have yet another option for their young child’s educational development as a new Head Start Center location will open in Eagle Grove. It will be in the former Chamber office on North Iowa Avenue, and the building is in the middle of a complete renovation to get it ready for the opening...
06/06/2019 - 10:58am
Local historian and lifelong Eagle Grove resident Ron Mohr has announced he will once again be leading a Summerfest Historic Downtown Tour on Saturday, June 15, 2019. The walking tour will begin at 10 a.m. at the Eagle Grove Historical Museum and is free of charge. Mohr will lead you down three blocks of Broadway, going down one side of the street...
06/06/2019 - 10:57am
Spring is here and Eagle Grove authorities are reminding you that now is the time to clean up your properties. If you have excess junk/trash in your yard or have junk vehicles sitting around, you are in violation of the city’s junk ordinances and you could be fined. L ikewise, if you have vehicles parked in the grass/in your yard, or you mow...
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