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Tuesday, February 18, 2020 - 5:11pm
Wright County Health Department and Environmental Health Department News Release When a new virus like coronavirus disease 19 (COVID-19) emerges on the public health scene, there are many questions. It is normal to be concerned about COVID-19, which...
Thursday, February 13, 2020 - 1:16pm
High school students from around the region headed to Iowa Central Community College in Fort Dodge last Thursday, Jan. 30, to take part in a Culinary Career Discovery Day.  The students had signed up to spend the day learning about grilling...
Thursday, February 13, 2020 - 1:13pm
February is American Heart Awareness Month. The Eagle Grove EMS crew has chosen to not only endorse awareness, but also wish to bring community awareness of our own needs. There are several things that we all can do to improve our heart health, for...
Thursday, February 13, 2020 - 1:05pm
When Donkey Basketball made its debut in Eagle Grove in 2018, it was the talk of the town for days to follow.  The Eagle Grove Elementary gym was packed with wall-to-wall people.  More than 450 tickets were sold with spectators who laughed...
Thursday, February 13, 2020 - 1:01pm
Wright County Public Health and Environmental Health continues to work with the Iowa Department of Public Health (IDPH), Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), state and local partners to monitor and respond to novel coronavirus (2019-...
Thursday, February 13, 2020 - 12:59pm
It may have taken a few extra days, but late last week, the Iowa Democratic Party released the results of the February 3 caucus. On the state level, with the slightest of leads, Pete Buttigieg appeared to come out on top with 26.2% of the total,...
Thursday, February 13, 2020 - 12:58pm
Work on the new Eagle Grove hotel has been progressing quickly, and with it slated to be opening June 1, 2020, the committee decided it was time to give it a name.  In mid-January, they put out a call for suggestions.  The community of...
Thursday, February 6, 2020 - 12:07pm
Monday night saw both Wright County Democrats and Republicans out in full force in the “first-in-the-nation” voting event that is the Iowa caucuses. Most of the attention was on the Democratic side of the race with several candidates...
Thursday, February 6, 2020 - 12:03pm
The newest Eagle Grove Police Department officer has seen law enforcement from two sides, both as an officer and as a jailer at the Sheriff’s Office in Clarion, and has always wanted a career in this field. He just recently began his tour of...
Thursday, February 6, 2020 - 11:55am
Just because you’re from a little town in the Midwest, it doesn’t mean you can’t be a part of politics in the nation’s capital. All it takes is the desire, persistence, and motivation to express your concerns and voice your...
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