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Cheerleaders make All State team PDF Print E-mail
Sunday, 01 November 2015 11:22

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STATERS — NRHEG cheerleaders trying out for the All State team were, from left: Nicole Edon, Jessica Nafe, Taylar Tieskotter, Abby Christopherson, Abby Wacholz, Bayli Possin and Lizzy Hagen. (Submitted photo)


By JIM LUTGENS

Editor/Publisher

If you live around here and you’re paying attention, you already know the NRHEG High School cheerleaders are among the best in the state of Minnesota.

They proved it again Saturday, Oct. 10.

Seven NRHEG seniors tried out for Minnesota All State at Park Center High School. Five made the cut.

“All the girls did an amazing job and we’re very proud of each of them,” said NRHEG cheerleading advisor Kari Buendorf. “They will be learning a new routine with the members of the All State team this winter and then performing at the Minnesota State Cheerleading competition in late January.”

Last Updated on Saturday, 07 November 2015 13:59
 
Here they come PDF Print E-mail
Friday, 26 June 2015 15:28

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The NRHEG High School Band marches in a recent parade in Mapleton. Carrying the letters for NRHEG are, from left, Mia Williams, Ethan Thompson, Jayna Domeier, Maddie Bartelt and Grace Kofstad. Area folks will get a chance to see director Sam Boerboom’s Marching Panthers Saturday, June 27 for Ellendale Days and Saturday, July 11 for New Richland’s Farm and City Days. (Star Eagle photo by Nikki Erickson)

Last Updated on Monday, 29 June 2015 19:46
 
Upwards of 100 tractors turn out for annual ride PDF Print E-mail
Friday, 26 June 2015 15:25

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TRACTOR CARAVAN — Participants in the 2015 KOWZ/KRUE/KKOR 92.1 Country Minnesota Tractor Ride take a break during one of several stops along the route. (Photo by Darrell Hansen)


By KATHY PAULSEN

Staff Writer

The 2015 KOWZ/KRUE/KKOR 92.1 Country Minnesota Tractor Ride was held Saturday, June 13 in our area. Brad Kubat, KOWZ radio, was in charge of organizing the event and reports he received a great deal of assistance from "Dude" Spatenka and Gene Linse.

A $20 entry fee was assessed, which included participation in the event, an event T-Shirt, and a meal was served at the Corn Palace ag center in New Richland.

Thanks to all the great sponsors: Keck’s Repair in rural Owatonna, Broskoff Structures in Geneva and SunOpta in Hope.

Upwards of 100 tractors and their drivers gathered at Ag Power in Owatonna at 8 Saturday morning for the annual tractor run. Following the National Anthem, 123 tractors of all makes, sizes, styles and years, including a few old Massey Harris, along with Allis Chalmers, International Harvester, John Deere, Massey Ferguson, McCormick, and New Holland, headed out of Owatonna.

 
Teachers leave big shoes to fill PDF Print E-mail
Sunday, 21 June 2015 19:41

Dinneen, Schumacher depart NRHEG schools — for different reasons

By MARK DOMEIER

Contributing Writer

School districts undergo change on a yearly basis. However, it’s rare that a school will have to replace an entire department. NRHEG faces that task this year as Georgia Dinneen and Sandy Schumacher have both left, though for different reasons, and administration now has to find new members for the business department.

After seven years at NRHEG, Schumacher has accepted a job in Waseca teaching the same types of classes: computer skills, personal finance, etc. This decision was “based strictly on geography,” commented Schumacher, since she lives in Waseca, where her children attend school.

Dinneen, on the other hand, has entered the world of retirement. After working in the business world for a number of years, she subbed for a time before teaching at NRHEG for the past 19 years. She said it was a difficult decision because she still enjoys her job, and the students often make her day. “They are the reason educators go to work every day,” said Dinneen. “We have such a good group of students at NRHEG, and that’s because of the good community we live in.”

 
Remembering the CCC PDF Print E-mail
Friday, 15 May 2015 12:00

Lecturer makes appearance at NR Library

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AUTHOR — Bill Jamerson, right, holds a copy of his book he signed for Margaret Ann Chicos at the New Richland Public Library Thursday, April 23. (Star Eagle photo by Nicole Billing)


By NICOLE BILLING

Editorial Assistant

New Richland Public Library hosted Bill Jamerson on Thursday, April 23.

Jamerson goes around the country giving presentations on the Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC). The CCC camps were all military run with long bunkhouses and mess halls. There were libraries and blacksmith shops. The camps were basically self-sufficient and were most 5 to 15 miles from the nearest town.

Jamerson started the presentation by telling a story he heard from one of the CC boys. One day in April 1937 a sergeant walked into one of the bunkhouses and held up a CCC pillowcase. He said to the boys that each one of them was going to spend 25 cents on a pillowcase to send to their mother for Mother’s Day. The men then instantly began grumbling because 25 cents was a lot back then.

 
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