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08/16/2017 - 2:21pm

Eagle Grove just keeps getting better and better...and that’s due largely in part to the people who call our community “home.”

Fishpond Park sits in the northeast corner of our town. It’s a serene park that’s like any other in our community. It’s main focus is a small body of water that has provided hours of entertainment for generations. Many of...

08/16/2017 - 2:18pm
Danielle Koester, Wright County Fair Queen, had a busy month of July. You may have seen the Eagle Grove High School graduate supporting competitors at the livestock shows at the Fair or at the grandstand events. However, you probably don’t know that she also did a lot of behind-thescenes work at the Fair as an intern for the Wright County...
08/16/2017 - 2:15pm
The back-to-school hustle and bustle has begun. With only a week to go until the first bell of the 2017 - 2018 school year rings, kids everywhere are collecting their supplies and preparing for the first day of a new school year. Likewise, teachers are setting up their classrooms and administrators are making sure all the final details are taken...
08/16/2017 - 2:13pm
Following a presentation from a representative of Piper Jaffary, the Eagle Grove Board of Education approved the sale of bonds for School Infrastructure Sales, Services and Use Tax Revenue Bonds in the amount of $6.043 million to JP Morgan Chase. The average interest rate will be 2.2 percent, with the total interest cost at $933,552.09. Prior to...
08/09/2017 - 2:58pm
A ride along with a former neighbor, who was a state patrolman, peaked Michael Lehman’s interest in wanting to go into law enforcement as a career. He has not regretted the decision. “It’s never the same thing everyday,” said the officer. “I especially enjoy getting out of the car and talking with the kids. They know...
08/09/2017 - 2:55pm
The $275 million construction project of Prestage Foods of Iowa is underway just five miles south of Eagle Grove. What once used to be 160 acres of farmland is now transforming into a 650,000 square foot pork processing plant that will directly employ more than 1,000 people. Since April, crews have been working 10 - 12 hour days. At first glance...
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