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04/18/2019 - 10:13am

C-56 from Highway 17 west to Calhoun Ave will be closed for PCC Paving beginning Monday April 22nd, 2019 at 7:00 a.m.Calhoun Ave from C-56 south to 330th St then 330th St east to Highway 17 will be embargoed to 5 ton per axle load limit. Estimated time for the project is 2-3 weeks.

Contact Wright County Road Department 515-532-3597 aclemons@co....

04/11/2019 - 9:13am
Two Eagle Grove High School seniors, Mariana Gonzalez and Chloe Knigge, will walk through college commencement before they even receive their high school diplomas on May 19, 2019. Both Gonzalez and Knigge set out on the path of higher education as sophomores in high school. Gonzalez took Intro to Business as a Flexnet class at Eagle Grove High...
04/11/2019 - 9:11am
What started off with the best intentions has turned into a teenage epidemic. E-cigarettes were first introduced to the market in the United States in 2007 as a way to help cigarette smokers kick the habit in the “butt.” In 2013, their popularity began to grow amongst the non-smoking population for recreational use. Only four years...
04/11/2019 - 9:07am
At this past Monday’s meeting of the Eagle Grove Board of Education, directors approved a $19.638 million budget for the upcoming fiscal year. It includes over $4.437 million in tax levy money. There was no one present to speak, for or against the budget, during the public hearing prior to review and approval (look for a separate story...
04/04/2019 - 10:40am
The annual Wright County 4-H Fun Nite was held this past Saturday, March 30 at the Clarion-Goldfield-Dows High School after being rescheduled due to winter weather. Each year, the event encourages people of all ages from around the county to come out and enjoy an evening of food, fun, games, and the crowning of the Fun Nite royalty as a means for...
04/04/2019 - 10:38am
It’s been a few months now and Sara Treiber of Fort Dodge is settling into her new role as outreach specialist at Upper Des Moines Opportunity of Wright County in Eagle Grove. Treiber spent the past 24 years working at Walmart in Fort Dodge before deciding it was time to have more “stable” hours and decided to accept the UDMO job...
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