Lake Clovers takes on insulation service project

In July 2016, only a week after the 2016 Wright County Fair, a strong storm blew through Eagle Grove, downing limbs and whole trees on practically every street. Some homes and businesses had significant damage to repair, and the Fairgrounds were no exception: the free stage was destroyed, the Catholic food stand was damaged, and a flag pole and many trees were downed. In total, there was an estimated $45,000 in damage expenses.

While the problems have been repaired, the storm had some long-lasting, and unexpected, consequences.

“We lost a tree [near the 4-H Food Stand] two years ago in the storm,” said Marcie Brodersen, Dayton-Lake 4-H club leader and manager for the food stand. “There’s no shade, and it’s very hot in there.”

Brodersen talked about the problem with other 4-H parents.

“She said it would be nice to have insulation put in there,” said Rodney Legleiter, whose daughter Kara is part of the Lake Clovers club.

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