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In honor of The City of New Richland's 140th anniversary,  Farm & City Days will have a fireworks show on Friday, July 7.

Stop by City Hall, The Red Leaf, The Willows, Wagner Foods or The State Bank of New Richland with any donations to help cover the cost. Donations can be mailed to P.O. Box 262 and checks made out to NR Farm & City Days.

The goal is to pay for half and raise donations for half of the cost. Thank you!


The City of New Richland is once again sponsoring a cleanup campaign to encourage and assist City residents in ridding of accumulated trash and in sprucing up the appearance of the City's neighborhoods and streets. Cleanup 2017 will be held Saturday May 6 from 8 a.m.-noon.

The City of New Richland will provide a location to drop off items for Spring Cleanup such as appliances, vehicle batteries, TVs, monitors, carpet remnants and garbage. Some charges will apply for these items along with the convenience of hauling in town.

A blood drive will be held Wednesday, April 12 from 1 to 6 p.m. at New Richland City Hall. To schedule an apppointment, visit, use sponsor code New Richland Community, or call 1-800-733-2767.


The NRHEG Community Night Out Live and Silent Auction Saturday, April 1 at Wedgewood Cove in Albert Lea was a huge success, raising upwards of $44,000 for the PTO of NRHEG.

“It was an amazing night,” said PTO spokesperson Jodi Wayne. “We had a great group of people who came and everyone was so generous. It was great.”

This was an important fundraising event for the PTO and a great night to socialize.

See their Facebook page (NRHEG PTO) and watch the Star Eagle for more.


There will be a Community Bingo night at the Ellendale Community Center following the Ellendale Firemen’s Fish Fry on Friday, April 7 starting at 7:15 p.m.

The Ellendale Community Action Group (ECAG) will be sponsoring this Bingo game night. There will be 20 games played and all proceeds will go towards community projects sponsored by the ECAG in the coming year. Pop and water will be available for purchasing at this event. Prizes will be given for each wining Bingo game. Families are encouraged to come to this community event and have a fun night just playing Bingo.