Feature Stories from the Star Eagle pages.
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100 Years Ago – 1914
• A train known as the Great Northern Flyer has made 89 consecutive runs between St. Paul and Seattle and has been on time each trip. A really remarkable record.
• School will open on Sept. 7th. All pupils should be present on that day for enrollment, assignment of places and of work. The high school assembly room is being enlarged to accommodate the increasing high school enrollment for the coming year. A room is being prepared in the basement to be used as a laboratory. Other changes are being made so that when school work gets underway every foot of space in the basement and first two floors will be utilized.
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By KATHY PAULSEN
The Star Eagle recently received a letter from Joan (Radke) Cutajar, who resides in Australia. Joan graduated from Ellendale High School in 1965, which means in 2015 it will be the 50th anniversary of their graduation. Joan is concerned and anxious to get in touch with former classmates and to find out if anyone is doing anything to organize this historical event.
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Rain stays away for parade
FLYING THE COLORS — It was breezy Saturday afternoon for the Ellendale Days parade, evidenced by flags dancing in the wind. Veterans riding in Francis Misgen’s jeep are, from left, Earl Cleven, Ed Jensen, Jerry Thompson and Rick Johnson. (Star Eagle photos by Jim Lutgens)
RED HATTERS HAVE MORE FUN — Gail Skroch and Joyce Wayne enjoy a laugh while riding in the Elendale Days parade Saturday, June 28.
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NRHEG High School Principal David Bunn has announced the names of students selected to the honor roll for fourth quarter 2013-14:
A Honor Roll
Grade 12 —Adam Anderson, Emily Christensen, Hailie Clausen, Dalton Dahl, Kendra Grothem, Stormi Hagen, Presley Johnson, Hannah Lundberg, Jadyn Nelson-Spies, Paige Overgaard, Ryan Patraw, Douglas Rudau, Morgan Staloch, Carlie Wagner, Alexis Wyatt
Grade 11 — Nicholas Bartness, Brady Beenken, Jana-Elin Brand, Alyssa Esplan, Karina Gaona Quezada, Ryann Hagen, Jade Hill, Celia Ilisch, Julia Kanngiesser, Jake Langlie, Melissa Malakowsky, Keith Maxon, Hudson Mrotz, Sandra Quezada, Shanna Stencel, Anna Stork, Aurora Strom, Spencer Tollefson, Trevor Tracy
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Wagon train rolls through area
Led by wagon master John Davis and his wife, Monica, the Friendship Wagon Train rolled through the area last weekend, with stops in New Richland, Hartland, Ellendale, Geneva and Clarks Grove. The wagon train finishes its route Saturday in Adams. Read about it in this week's Star Eagle. (Star Eagle photo by Jim Lutgens)