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The Fort Dodge Messenger
AGNES PRESSLERuntil George joined the military in 1942 and they lived in Fort Dodge; Heidelbe
AGNES PRESSLER
The Fort Dodge Messenger / Posted 19 hours ago
until George joined the military in 1942 and they lived in Fort Dodge; Heidelberg, Germany, Las Vega, NV and returned to Eagle Grove. Agnes was a member of Evangelical Lutheran Church. She worked as a clerk at Schaeffer Grocery in Eagle Grove... Read more
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The Fort Dodge Messenger
‘Move forward — together’or smartphones. But innovation wouldn't be possible without embracing opportuni
‘Move forward — together’
The Fort Dodge Messenger / Posted yesterday
or smartphones. But innovation wouldn't be possible without embracing opportunities. The proposed pork processing plant in Eagle Grove is one such positive opportunity. I've seen how our Main Streets have changed from the days when I was a young... Read more
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The Fort Dodge Messenger
July 21, 2016- Joseph R. Wolfgram, 53, no address provided, $195. Arrivals TRINITY REGIONA
July 21, 2016
The Fort Dodge Messenger / Posted 2 days ago
- Joseph R. Wolfgram, 53, no address provided, $195. Arrivals TRINITY REGIONAL MEDICAL CENTER ADAMS - Jamie and Neale, Fort Dodge, a girl, Wednesday, July 20, 2016. MC CLELLAND - Jessica and Ryan, Eagle Grove, a girl, Wednesday, July 20,... Read more
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Freeman journal
Writer says plant would put burden on social servicesof our friends. - Martin Luther King Jr. The plan that Prestage Foods has to
Writer says plant would put burden on social services
Freeman journal / Posted 3 days ago
of our friends. - Martin Luther King Jr. The plan that Prestage Foods has to locate a slaughterhouse five miles south of Eagle Grove is another bad idea. Mason City citizens worked diligently to deny this company access to their clean air and... Read more
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Freeman journal
Says Mason City understood impact of processing plantare their spouses going to work and where will their children go to school and
Says Mason City understood impact of processing plant
Freeman journal / Posted 3 days ago
are their spouses going to work and where will their children go to school and who's going to pay for their education? Eagle Grove? The people of Mason City understood the impact this processing plant would have on surrounding communities and... Read more
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The Fort Dodge Messenger
July 19, 2016announced his retirement. SPORTS: Fort Dodge beat Cedar Falls 14-9 and 5-4 in
July 19, 2016
The Fort Dodge Messenger / Posted 4 days ago
announced his retirement. SPORTS: Fort Dodge beat Cedar Falls 14-9 and 5-4 in baseball. July 19, 1966 NEWS: John T. Gannon was the new superintendent of the Eagle Grove public school district. SPORTS: Algona beat Mason City 6-2 in... Read more
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The Fort Dodge Messenger
In Wright Co., Prestage plant is moving forwardof what is built at that location, according to Sandy McGrath, Wright County pl
In Wright Co., Prestage plant is moving forward
The Fort Dodge Messenger / Posted 4 days ago
of what is built at that location, according to Sandy McGrath, Wright County planning and zoning administrator and mayor of Eagle Grove. "Agriculture zoning does not have a lot of rules and regulations," McGrath said. "Looking at this proposal,... Read more
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The Fort Dodge Messenger
Storms strikein one town issuing a state of emergency. According to Jim Lester, Wright Coun
Storms strike
The Fort Dodge Messenger / Posted 5 days ago
in one town issuing a state of emergency. According to Jim Lester, Wright County emergency management coordinator, Eagle Grove has declared a state of emergency. A boil advisory is also in effect for the City of Eagle Grove after... Read more
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KCCI 8 Des Moines
Worst-hit community cleans up after huge overnight stormsHigh winds from overnight thunderstorms have left communities, like Eagle Grove
Worst-hit community cleans up after huge overnight storms
KCCI 8 Des Moines / Posted 5 days ago
High winds from overnight thunderstorms have left communities, like Eagle Grove, devastated. Tree limbs were struck down, meters were torn from the side of houses and roofs were ripped off of homes. “I’ve never experienced anything like this before... Read more
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The Fort Dodge Messenger
Eagle Grove issues state of emergencyPRESS RELEASE 7-17-16 12:35PM FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE The early morning storms
Eagle Grove issues state of emergency
The Fort Dodge Messenger / Posted 6 days ago
PRESS RELEASE 7-17-16 12:35PM FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE The early morning storms this morning has resulted in the City of Eagle Grove declaring a State of Emergency. The city has experienced significant tree damage and damage to private and public... Read more
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KCCI 8 Des Moines
Storms rage across Iowa, considerable damage reportedlightning, downpours and strong winds damaged a number of locations across nort
Storms rage across Iowa, considerable damage reported
KCCI 8 Des Moines / Posted 6 days ago
lightning, downpours and strong winds damaged a number of locations across north central Iowa early Sunday morning. Eagle Grove resident Kris Baker wrote to KCCI that there are damaged homes and hundreds of damaged trees in that town. Baker... Read more
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WHO-TV 13 Des Moines
Storms Down Trees All Over Eagle GroveEAGLE GROVE, Iowa-Pastor Jason Cooper of the Eagle Grove Evangelical Lutheran C
Storms Down Trees All Over Eagle Grove
WHO-TV 13 Des Moines / Posted 6 days ago
EAGLE GROVE, Iowa-Pastor Jason Cooper of the Eagle Grove Evangelical Lutheran Church had two important tasks on Sunday morning. First, he was trying to decide if Eagle Grove roads were clear enough for him to hold Sunday morning Church services. An... Read more
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KCCI 8 Des Moines
Overnight storms bring heavy rain, damagepower Sunday morning, as strong winds damaged trees and power lines. There are
Overnight storms bring heavy rain, damage
KCCI 8 Des Moines / Posted 6 days ago
power Sunday morning, as strong winds damaged trees and power lines. There are reports of wind damage in Ackley, Alden, Eagle Grove, Goldfield and Steamboat Rock. Thousands were without power in Fort Dodge. There were also reports of a car... Read more
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KCCI 8 Des Moines
Storms damage Iowa townslightning, downpours and strong winds damaged a number of locations across nort
Storms damage Iowa towns
KCCI 8 Des Moines / Posted 6 days ago
lightning, downpours and strong winds damaged a number of locations across north central Iowa early Sunday morning. Eagle Grove resident Kris Baker wrote to KCCI that there are damaged homes and hundreds of damaged trees in that town. Baker... Read more
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The Fort Dodge Messenger
Beamer’s Buddies Fun Run is SaturdayBadger, Knotty Pine, Humboldt, HandleBar & Restaurant, LuVerne, Racers Bar & Gr
Beamer’s Buddies Fun Run is Saturday
The Fort Dodge Messenger / Posted 6 days ago
Badger, Knotty Pine, Humboldt, HandleBar & Restaurant, LuVerne, Racers Bar & Grill, Sexton, Rails Bar and Grill, Eagle Grove, and Rides Bar & Grill. Monies raised goes towards a Greg Winn Scholarship to Iowa Central Community College. All... Read more
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The Fort Dodge Messenger
July 16, 2016Red Cross Brushy Creek Area Chapter. SPORTS: Bishop Garrigan beat St. Edmond 1
July 16, 2016
The Fort Dodge Messenger / Posted 7 days ago
Red Cross Brushy Creek Area Chapter. SPORTS: Bishop Garrigan beat St. Edmond 11-3 in baseball. July 16, 1991 NEWS: The Eagle Grove Christian Women presented a "Sparking Evening Dinner" at Family Table, Eagle Grove. SPORTS: The Dodgers beat... Read more
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The Fort Dodge Messenger
July 15, 2016IOWA SPECIALTY HOSPITAL LOUX - Ciara, Eagle Grove, a boy, Morgan Truman Gene S
July 15, 2016
The Fort Dodge Messenger / Posted 8 days ago
IOWA SPECIALTY HOSPITAL LOUX - Ciara, Eagle Grove, a boy, Morgan Truman Gene Stephenson, Tuesday, July 12, 2016. Police Log FORT DODGE Wednesday Two people each reported a burglary and an assault. Three people each reported an assault. Shanae... Read more
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The Fort Dodge Messenger
July 14, 2016pair of singles crowns in the Fort Dodge City Tennis Tournament. July 14, 1966
July 14, 2016
The Fort Dodge Messenger / Posted 9 days ago
pair of singles crowns in the Fort Dodge City Tennis Tournament. July 14, 1966 NEWS: Better Hiesterman, of Pocahontas, left to teach English in the Eastern Caroline Islands in the Pacific Ocean. SPORTS: St. Edmond beat Eagle Grove 5-4 in baseb... Read more
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The Fort Dodge Messenger
Opposes packing plantHowever, I do feel we need to be cautious in what change we allow, as it always
Opposes packing plant
The Fort Dodge Messenger / Posted 12 days ago
However, I do feel we need to be cautious in what change we allow, as it always comes with a price. Earlier this year, Eagle Grove and Vincent community members came forth with complaints of the intense fly population. I live with the fly... Read more
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The Fort Dodge Messenger
What do lawn mowing, snow blowing and a bar have in common?then that's how I started a bar," he said. Wagner said this isn't the first ba
What do lawn mowing, snow blowing and a bar have in common?
The Fort Dodge Messenger / Posted 13 days ago
then that's how I started a bar," he said. Wagner said this isn't the first bar in his family. His mother owned a bar in Eagle Grove from 1975 to 1985. At Stumpy's Bar & Grill, there's a variety of food options. "We have noon lunch specials... Read more
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The Fort Dodge Messenger
July 9, 2016- Katie and Billy, Kanawha, a girl, Elsie Elisabeth, Tuesday, July 5, 2016. Gra
July 9, 2016
The Fort Dodge Messenger / Posted 14 days ago
- Katie and Billy, Kanawha, a girl, Elsie Elisabeth, Tuesday, July 5, 2016. Grandparents are Susan and Paul Stone, Eagle Grove; Brad and Sheryl Carloss, Amery, Wisconsin; Linn Harris, Gilmore City; and Mario and Carisa Stefano, Imperial,... Read more
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The Fort Dodge Messenger
Power outages, trees down: High winds do damage in, around FDmorning, according to Ashton Newman, a spokeswoman with MidAmerican Energy. Tw
Power outages, trees down: High winds do damage in, around FD
The Fort Dodge Messenger / Posted 15 days ago
morning, according to Ashton Newman, a spokeswoman with MidAmerican Energy. Twelve-hundred customers were without power in Eagle Grove. A hundred customers in Rockwell City and 25 more in Manson were also impacted by the storm. The majority of... Read more
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The Fort Dodge Messenger
July 7, 2016and Penny Mericle, Mason City. Great-grandparents are Julia Brundeen, Alta; Rut
July 7, 2016
The Fort Dodge Messenger / Posted 16 days ago
and Penny Mericle, Mason City. Great-grandparents are Julia Brundeen, Alta; Ruth Stover, Sioux Center; Betty Bowles, Eagle Grove; and Edith Moe, Clarion. Police Log FORT DODGE Tuesday Colleen Holcombe, Heather Watts and Jeffrey Nagel each... Read more
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The Fort Dodge Messenger
DNR would like to eradicate carp in Elm Lakewhat we are proposing at this point. We are just looking at coming in and killi
DNR would like to eradicate carp in Elm Lake
The Fort Dodge Messenger / Posted 16 days ago
what we are proposing at this point. We are just looking at coming in and killing the carp and bullheads." Dan Prehm, of Eagle Grove, also owns property on Elm Lake. "The last few years they have been talking about draining it and we have a... Read more
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The Fort Dodge Messenger
Gaels can’t stop Van Meterhost Ogden (16-13) in a 2A, Region 3 semifinal here Friday at 7 p.m. Ogden adva
Gaels can’t stop Van Meter
The Fort Dodge Messenger / Posted 16 days ago
host Ogden (16-13) in a 2A, Region 3 semifinal here Friday at 7 p.m. Ogden advanced last night with a 19-5 victory over Eagle Grove. "I thought our pitchers did a nice job of keeping (the Van Meter) offense down for as long as we could,"... Read more
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Freeman journal
Plant to bring 900 jobsfor a location. The 650,000-square-foot facility will be located on a 150-plus
Plant to bring 900 jobs
Freeman journal / Posted 17 days ago
for a location. The 650,000-square-foot facility will be located on a 150-plus-acre stretch of land five miles south of Eagle Grove, just off Iowa Highway 17, according to Bryce Davis, Wright County economic development director. The hope is... Read more
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The Fort Dodge Messenger
July 6, 2016Schack and Chris Brown each reported a theft. Arrivals IOWA SPECIALTY HOSPITA
July 6, 2016
The Fort Dodge Messenger / Posted 17 days ago
Schack and Chris Brown each reported a theft. Arrivals IOWA SPECIALTY HOSPITAL BURRES - Kelsey and Jared, Eagle Grove, a boy, Atlas Robert, Friday, July 1, 2016. Grandparents are Robert and Suzan Figurski, Clarion; and Kevin and... Read more
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The Fort Dodge Messenger
Gaels open postseasonis set for 7 p.m. The winner of this contest will play on Friday in Van Meter
Gaels open postseason
The Fort Dodge Messenger / Posted 17 days ago
is set for 7 p.m. The winner of this contest will play on Friday in Van Meter against either Ogden, Belmond-Klemme or Eagle Grove. The Gaels enter the contest losers of their last three, but do own a win over Class 3A Humboldt (11-8) on the... Read more
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The Fort Dodge Messenger
Wright welcomes Prestagefor a location. The 650,000-square-foot facility will be located on a 150-plus
Wright welcomes Prestage
The Fort Dodge Messenger / Posted 17 days ago
for a location. The 650,000-square-foot facility will be located on a 150-plus-acre stretch of land five miles south of Eagle Grove, just off Iowa Highway 17, according to Bryce Davis, Wright County economic development director. On Tuesday the... Read more
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WHO-TV 13 Des Moines
Contingent of Eagle Grove Community Members in Favor of Possible New Pork Processing PlantEAGLE GROVE, Iowa -- At Rails Bar in Eagle Grove, where the proposed pork proce
Contingent of Eagle Grove Community Members in Favor of Possible New Pork Processing Plant
WHO-TV 13 Des Moines / Posted 17 days ago
EAGLE GROVE, Iowa -- At Rails Bar in Eagle Grove, where the proposed pork processing plant is the topic of discussion, the project is being welcomed with open arms. "It`s a good deal for the community I think," said Dana Wanker, a Wright County... Read more
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KCCI 8 Des Moines
$240M plant will bring 900 new jobs to Iowaa $240 million Prestage Farms pork processing plant to the county. A location
$240M plant will bring 900 new jobs to Iowa
KCCI 8 Des Moines / Posted 18 days ago
a $240 million Prestage Farms pork processing plant to the county. A location was chosen off Highway 17 – 5 miles south of Eagle Grove near an egg-processing plant. “This one is 5 miles from any town, and we think that's an excellent location,”... Read more
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Freeman journal
What's Upthe park on display and Sweet Treats Ice Cream on hand to sell locally made ice
What's Up
Freeman journal / Posted 22 days ago
the park on display and Sweet Treats Ice Cream on hand to sell locally made ice cream. Rasmussen's Kitchen and Catering of Eagle Grove will be grilling barbecue, hamburgers and hot dogs. From 6 to 7 p.m., listen to "Spirit of Chautauqua" live... Read more
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The Fort Dodge Messenger
July 1, 2016NEWS: Decker Truck Line Inc. moved into its new headquarters building at 4000 F
July 1, 2016
The Fort Dodge Messenger / Posted 22 days ago
NEWS: Decker Truck Line Inc. moved into its new headquarters building at 4000 Fifth Ave. S. SPORTS: St. Edmond beat Eagle Grove 8-1 in softball. July 1, 1991 NEWS: Kirk Edward Smith was named director of the Fort Dodge Area Symphony. SPORTS: Dave... Read more
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The Fairmont Sentinel
Oleson homers to lead Warriors over Eagles, 8-1also struck out one. North Union (12-11) plays at Algona at 7:30 p.m. today.
Oleson homers to lead Warriors over Eagles, 8-1
The Fairmont Sentinel / Posted 23 days ago
also struck out one. North Union (12-11) plays at Algona at 7:30 p.m. today. NU 310 310 0-8 13 1 EG 100 000 0-1 4 3 LOB-Eagle Grove 8, North Union 6. 2B-Trent Pedersen (NU), Brody Fritsche (NU). HR-Parker Oleson (NU). IOWA SOFTBALL North Union... Read more
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The Fairmont Sentinel
Shelgren, 'Cats top Warriorsand Riley Bauer allowed three runs on two hits with a walk as both pitched 2/3
Shelgren, 'Cats top Warriors
The Fairmont Sentinel / Posted 24 days ago
and Riley Bauer allowed three runs on two hits with a walk as both pitched 2/3 of an inning. North Union (11-11) plays at Eagle Grove at 6 p.m. today. NU 011 00- 2 3 3 HU 206 8x-16 9 3 LOB-North Union 7, Humboldt 4. 2B-Brady Shelgren (H).... Read more
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The Fairmont Sentinel
Warriors leash Bulldogs, 12-2Anderson went 2-for-2 with a run scored. Ingalls earned the three-inning win,
Warriors leash Bulldogs, 12-2
The Fairmont Sentinel / Posted 25 days ago
Anderson went 2-for-2 with a run scored. Ingalls earned the three-inning win, giving up only one run on three hits. She struck out four and walked one. North Union (25-4) plays at Eagle Grove for a Top of Iowa Conference contest a 6 p.m. Wednes... Read more
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Freeman journal
Celebration set for Little Wall Lakethe park on display and Sweet Treats Ice Cream on hand to sell locally made ice
Celebration set for Little Wall Lake
Freeman journal / Posted 25 days ago
the park on display and Sweet Treats Ice Cream on hand to sell locally made ice cream. Rasmussen's Kitchen and Catering of Eagle Grove will be grilling barbecue, hamburgers and hot dogs. From 6 to 7 p.m., listen to "Spirit of Chautauqua" live... Read more
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The Fort Dodge Messenger
So many ways to celebrate Independence Daypark on display. Sweet Treats Ice Cream will be on hand to sell locally made ic
So many ways to celebrate Independence Day
The Fort Dodge Messenger / Posted 27 days ago
park on display. Sweet Treats Ice Cream will be on hand to sell locally made ice cream. Rasmussen's Kitchen & Catering of Eagle Grove will be grilling BBQ, hamburgers and hot dogs. From 6 to 7 p.m. Spirit of Chautauqua, live music performed by... Read more
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The Fort Dodge Messenger
Father, son dentists to expand servicesAll-Conference and All-American defensive lineman. After graduating in 2003, h
Father, son dentists to expand services
The Fort Dodge Messenger / Posted 27 days ago
All-Conference and All-American defensive lineman. After graduating in 2003, he married his wife, Nicole, and settled in Eagle Grove. They have four children: Clara, Josephine, Reba and Caedmon. For the next few years, he worked a wide range of... Read more
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The Fort Dodge Messenger
June 25, 2016NEWS: The city of Pocahontas celebrated the 50th anniversary of the town's Prin
June 25, 2016
The Fort Dodge Messenger / Posted 28 days ago
NEWS: The city of Pocahontas celebrated the 50th anniversary of the town's Princess statue. SPORTS: Eagle Grove took fourth place in the Okoboji softball tournament. June 25, 1991 NEWS: The Fort Dodge City Council approved the reappointment of Eve... Read more
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The Fort Dodge Messenger
GENE R. BERGGene was born February 25, 1931, the son of Edwin and Edith (Helgevold) Berg of
GENE R. BERG
The Fort Dodge Messenger / Posted 28 days ago
Gene was born February 25, 1931, the son of Edwin and Edith (Helgevold) Berg of Eagle Grove. He graduated from Eagle Grove High School in 1948. He was united in marriage to Marian Bauman at Sacred Heart Catholic Church on October 7, 1951. He then... Read more
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Jackson County Pilot
Jackson County PilotA private family service for Jody M. Mericle of Eagle Grove, Iowa, will take pl
Jackson County Pilot
Jackson County Pilot / Posted 29 days ago
A private family service for Jody M. Mericle of Eagle Grove, Iowa, will take place July 9 at Rose Hill Cemetery in Eagle Grove, Iowa. Jody Mericle passed away on June 18 at her home. The Foust Funeral Home of Eagle Grove, Iowa, is handling the... Read more
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The Fairmont Sentinel
Jody M. MericleEAGLE GROVE - , age 57, passed away on Saturday, June 18, 2016, at her home. A
Jody M. Mericle
The Fairmont Sentinel / Posted 29 days ago
EAGLE GROVE - , age 57, passed away on Saturday, June 18, 2016, at her home. A private family service will take place July 9, at Rose Hill Cemetery in Eagle Grove, Iowa. Jody Marie Bjornson was born Feb. 2, 1959, to Robert and Eldene... Read more

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