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Former NR resident killed in car-semi accident PDF Print E-mail
Friday, 18 July 2014 15:19

On July 18, 2014 at 10:46 a.m., the Waseca County Sheriff’s Office responded to a fatality accident on Old Hwy. 14 near the intersection of 95th Street.

Involved in the accident was a semi tractor trailer driven by 61-year-old Randall Mahlman of Owatonna. The driver of a 1999 Buick Sedan was 66-year-old Sharon Weckwerth of Waseca — formerly of New Richland — who was pronounced dead at the scene.

An investigation is being conducted by the Minnesota State Patrol with responding agencies Waseca County Sheriff’s Office, Waseca Police Department, Janesville Police Department, Waseca Fire Department, North Ambulance, Waseca County Highway Department and Minnesota DOT.


 
A grand salute to WWII vets PDF Print E-mail
Thursday, 17 July 2014 17:26

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SALUTE — The 2014 Farm and City Days Parade Grand Marshals were 13 people who served in World War II. Front from left: Dr. Albert Flor, Gordon Peterson, Harold Thompson and Winston Evenson. Back: Richard Crumb, Eugene Warke, Bud Shurson, Donnie Bartness and Tony Arnfelt. Not pictured: Kenneth Eaton, Donald Smith, Audrene Smith and Marie Querna. (Star Eagle photo by Chris Schlaak)


By NICOLE BILLING

Editorial Assistant

On Saturday, July 12, at New Richland’s Farm and City Days annual breakfast, the 2014 Parade Grand Marshal was announced – or rather, we should say Grand Marshals.

This year’s Grand Marshals were 13 people who served in World War II: Gordon Peterson, Dr. Albert Flor, Buddy Shurson, Harold Thompson, Kenneth Eaton, Donald Smith, Audrene Smith, Don Bartness, Winston Evenson, Marie Querna, Eugene Warke, Richard Crumb, and Tony Arnfelt.

There wasn’t a dry eye in the house when the names of the veterans were announced. Many of them had no idea what was going on, even as their names were read. Some came with their uniform cap, like Dr. Flor, while others came in regular clothes.

 
Seeing NR in a new light PDF Print E-mail
Tuesday, 08 July 2014 17:55

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NEW ILLUMINATION — Retired State Bank of New Richland President Bernie Anderson stands under one of the lights for which he and the bank donated nearly $40,000. (Star Eagle photo by Jim Lutgens)


By JIM LUTGENS

Editor/Publisher

Folks are seeing downtown New Richland in a whole new light these days — thanks to Bernie Anderson and the State Bank of New Richland.

SBNR and Anderson, the bank’s retired president, recently donated nearly $40,000 for “new” street lights along Broadway Ave., greatly enhancing the after-dark perspective on main street.

The globe-style lights and poles are of the vintage variety. Purchasing them for his hometown was the brainchild of Anderson.

 
News Briefs/Notices PDF Print E-mail
Tuesday, 08 July 2014 17:37

Winning button numbers announced

Winning Button numbers for 2014 Farm and City Days:

• $25 - 644

• $25 - 666

• $50 - 414

• $100 - 704

Check your button! If you have a winning button, please notify City Hall.

Last Updated on Thursday, 17 July 2014 17:29
 
Friends of the NR Library group formed PDF Print E-mail
Tuesday, 01 July 2014 16:39

A new group has been organized, Friends of the New Richland Library. The purpose of this organization is to focus attention on the library, services, facilities, and the needs of the NR Public Library. Membership is open to all individuals in the community and costs $5 for one year. Members will be invited to participate in special events during the year. Membership forms will be available at the library.

 
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