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02/14/2019 - 7:29pm

A criminal complaint was filed by the Eagle Grove Police Department on Thursday, Feb. 14 against Anna Morgan, accused of theft in the first degree.

Morgan was serving as the treasurer of the Eagle Grove Sports Boosters when President Travis Woodbeck was notified by the bank on January 17, 2019 of insufficient funds. Woodbeck said he went straight from the bank to law enforcement to...

02/07/2019 - 11:14am
The numbers are staggering...3.5 million people worldwide willingly purchase another human being every day for their own personal use - a slave to fulfill their desires. Statistics show that 27 million people worldwide are the victims of some form of Human Trafficking, that’s more than at the height of the Transatlantic Slave Trade (when 10...
02/07/2019 - 11:08am
Despite the chilly weather, the Goldfield School Multipurpose Room was halffull last Thursday as several community members attended a public meeting to explain a new housing program that could bring over 10 news homes to town. The city of Goldfield and Wright County Economic Development hosted this event, although the presentation was given by a...
02/07/2019 - 11:06am
There’s going to be a sweet new addition to mainstreet Eagle Grove coming very soon. The Country Girl Bakery, owned by Deb Smith, will be opening this February located at 223 W. Broadway. Smith is excited to move her home-based business, which first opened on Valentine’s Day back in 2011 (known then as Two Eagles Bakery), to the back...
02/07/2019 - 11:03am
History was made in Eagle Grove this past Friday evening, Feb. 1, 2019. Emily Dawson, Grace Ubben, Renee Withers, and Katelynn Barron became the first girls to join Boy Scouts of America’s Scouts BSA program (previously known as the Boy Scouts). Friday marked the first day in the Boy Scouts of America (BSA) 100+ year history that girls ages...
01/31/2019 - 11:42am
The Wright County Board of Supervisors met on a blustery Monday for their regular meeting. The board heard from various county officials during the meeting. First, Wright County Engineer Adam Clemons appeared to present bids for 3 different projects. The first project is road resurfacing with milling for R33, from IA 3 north 8 miles to 140th...
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