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06/21/2017 - 4:04pm

John and Sandy McGrath took over the ownership of Rails Bar and Grill in October of 2012. Both the children of local business owners (John’s family was three generations of lawyers while Sandy’s dad Don Garrett owned Garrett Agency and her step-dad Del Kramersmeier owned the drug store), they were excited to follow in their family’s footsteps in providing a service to the...

06/21/2017 - 3:59pm
Jakob Jeske, the 11-year-old son of Scott and Deb Jeske of Eagle Grove, says he has loved playing baseball for as long as he can remember. It’s part of who he is. For him, it’s more than just playing a few games as part of the local summer recreation program, baseball is what summer is all about to him. “I just love the game,...
06/21/2017 - 3:56pm
Lance Larsen of Eagle Grove (and Clarion before that) is a truck driver for ADS by day, but at night and on weekends, he has a hobby that takes him on the road for fun. For nearly four years, Larsen has been performing with the rock band “Far from Innocent.” He is the drummer in the group that plays original music. Performing along...
06/21/2017 - 12:38pm
Things got a little wild at the Eagle Grove Memorial Library on Thursday, June 15. That’s because they had some very special visitors make an appearance. They weren’t there to check out library books, but they were there to entertain area children and adults. Those unusual guests were four animals from the Blank Park Zoo. They were...
06/21/2017 - 12:28pm
This past Monday night, the Eagle Grove City Council met in regular session and passed the first reading of ordinance 2017-03 which amends existing code regarding use of fireworks. The document defines three types of fireworks: Consumer fireworks include both first and second class consumer fireworks as defined by Chapter 100 of the Code of Iowa;...
06/14/2017 - 12:23pm
It’s not every day we get to do something to personally thank a soldier for their service, and it’s not every business that would take advantage of the opportunity to do so. But Brad and Rhonda Lawson, owners of Lawson Auto in Eagle Grove, recently got this chance, and they were happy to show that once again, hometown service is like...
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