Kim Demory

08/08/2018 - 11:43am

Although Shelby Fisher has lived in Eagle Grove for about a year, she is new to the Wright County Monitor newspaper team, and we’re excited to introduce her around. In this role, Fisher will also be serving our sister newspaper, the Eagle Grove Eagle.

Fisher is a graduate of Ames High School and the University of Iowa, and is now proud to say an Eagle Grove resident. She said it...

01/05/2018 - 5:11pm
When Eagle Grove Area Schools Superintendent Jess Toliver asked the Wright County Supervisors to include them in an Urban Renewal district set up pertaining to the Prestage Foods facility (which would allow some of the property taxes to go toward expansion for the EG Elementary school building project),  it left other Wright County school...
09/28/2017 - 9:17am
Do the thought of zombies send chills down your spine? If they don’t, how about the thought of an innocent child being abused? While we may want to close our eyes and pretend it’s only a bad dream, the fact is, it’s a sad reality. Of the 99 counties in Iowa, Wright County ranks number two with the most documented child sexual...
09/20/2017 - 10:16am
There’s no doubt that parents give their children the same safety advice - look both ways before crossing the street; don’t run with scissors; don’t talk while you’re eating; wear your life jacket; don’t play with matches...but do they know what to do in case an accident does happen?  Parents would most likely...
03/29/2017 - 10:07am
Eagle Grove area community members gathered at Robert Blue Middle School on Thursday, March 23 to hear the economic benefits and costs of Prestage Farms to our region. The study, produced for the Mid Iowa Growth Partnership by Goss & Associates Economic Solutions out of Denver, Colo., wasn’t about telling people whether Prestage Foods...
01/04/2017 - 11:07am
“'To all acquaintances not forgot' is something how the line from the New Year’s song goes. I would not want to forget all those I have been in contact with the last six-plus years at the USDA office in Clarion and Webster City working on watershed projects,” said Bruce Voigts in his final days before retiring last week....
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