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10/18/2017 - 11:51am

“I’ve had a full life,” Cornell Deeny said in talking about his 99th birthday recently.

Born on a farm in Winneshiek County on September 27, 1918, Deeny said there really wasn’t much to do in Jackson Junction, the closest town to where he grew up. All they had there was a railroad, a post office, and a grain elevator. For him, though, that was never really a...

10/18/2017 - 11:48am
I’m sure many of us have enjoyed delicious Iowa pork at our dinner tables. Whether it’s chops, loin, ribs or roast you simply can’t go wrong with the flavor and quality. And who doesn’t enjoy bacon or ham for breakfast. But have you stopped to wonder what it takes to bring that product to your table? It doesn’t just...
10/18/2017 - 11:46am
At this past Monday’s meeting of the Eagle Grove City Council, members were presented a memorandum from city attorney Brett Legvold regarding the question of oversight of the City’s Police Department. It was brought to his attention that there was a lack of clarity, and Legvold stated that ultimately the language used in the City...
10/18/2017 - 11:45am
In Celebration of National Manufacturing Day on Tuesday, Oct. 10, Prestage Foods held an Open House at their Eagle Grove office location. The event was held not only to give people a sneak peak of what’s to come with Prestage Foods, but also to change perception about the manufacturing environment while also drawing attention to the many...
10/18/2017 - 11:43am
Robert Blue Middle School has been proactive in supporting clubs and activities that kids can get involved in after school. One of their newest clubs is not only giving students something to do, but it’s bringing students with different abilities together to learn from each other. “I saw a need...so I volunteered,” said Jenine...
10/16/2017 - 1:05pm
We will be taking a pep bus to the game on Friday night. Everyone is invited to ride! We will take the first 40 people who sign up to go.The only cost to you will be admission to the game. I am looking for adults who are willing to go on the bus as chaperones. I will need approx 3. your admission to the game will be paid for. If we have elementary...
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