Over a century of back issues of the Wright County Monitor were preserved, shown here temporarily stacked in the break room at the Eagle Grove Eagle office. (Photo by Edward Lynn.)
02/01/2023 - 11:08am
Well dear readers, the time has come for us to accept that it's going to take us a while to find a new permanent Editor for this newspaper, given the current labor shortage in our industry, and many others. For eight months now we've been searching...


03/23/2022 - 6:46am
Iowa legislators pulled an eminent domain bill before it got to the floor, but say they will call a special session to protect landowner rights if a large number of easements are not signed. Meanwhile, CO2 pipeline companies are working feverishly...


11/18/2022 - 11:04am
November 28th. Just four days after Thanksgiving, and three after the hectic rush of Black Friday shopping, with less than a month to go until Christmas, and just over a month until New Years. It's a hectic time and that means a stressful time for...


02/06/2023 - 6:07am
  Norma Russell, 93, of Dows, passed away on Tuesday, January 31, 2023 at home. Memorial services will be held at a later date. Norma Gayle, daughter of Amos and Lillie (Strum) Thompson, was born on January 8, 1930 on the farm east of Ellsworth....

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