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04/20/2018 - 3:48pm

When severe weather strikes, many residents in Wright County are relying on the Code Red emergency notification system to warn them of approaching severe weather.

Wright County Emergency Management Coordinator Jim Lester reminds residents the Code Red system is based on the resident’s physical address and the polygon shaped warning boxes issued by the National Weather Service....

04/11/2018 - 3:51pm
“I originally thought I was going to be a teacher of business and a big time coach,” Mel Sampson of Eagle Grove said with a little smile and chuckle as he talked about his 50 year career as an accountant. He spent forty-five of those years practicing in Eagle Grove. N ow, h alf a c entury later, Sampson is looking back on the road he...
04/11/2018 - 3:49pm
The Eagle Grove Hotel and Convention Center Committee held five separate informational meetings last week to deliver information and answer questions to possibly interested investors. According to Eagle Grove City Administrator Bryce Davis, who is also a member of the informational committee, a total of more than 40 people were in attendance with...
04/09/2018 - 8:17am
The Wright County Sheriff’s Office arrested and charged Andrew Schroeder, 36, of Waterloo with Third Degree Burglary following an incident at a rural residence east of Belmond Saturday afternoon. The Sheriff’s Office was contacted by the property owner that Schroeder was in the residence without permission. It was reported that...
04/05/2018 - 4:46pm
-At this past Monday’s meeting of the Eagle Grove City Council, members approved the appointment of I&S Group as engineers for drainage district #15, and authorized them to prepare a preliminary report for the repair and/or improvement of the drain tile. The County Board of Supervisors are also regarded as the drainage district trustees...
04/05/2018 - 4:44pm
What is it that you love about the Eagle Grove Area School District? Here’s what some of the students in Eagle Grove said last April 11th, when they participated in (for the first time) in the Fourth National #lovemyschoolday campaign. “Teachers who help.” “The SmartRoom” “Computers” “We treat each...
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