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Herter’s collectors invited to ‘show their stuff’ PDF Print E-mail
Wednesday, 20 August 2014 20:33

The Waseca County History Center has planned a multi-event fundraising day on Saturday, August 23 at the Waseca County Fairgrounds.

More collectors are needed for the first event, the “Herter’s Swap Meet,” 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., Building #4. Larry Born, a Waseca native and lifelong Herter’s collector, is donating the use of tables for any and all collectors who would like to participate. This means there are no table rental fees as previously advertised. However, registration is necessary.

 
Potluck, nature walk Aug. 25 at St. Olaf Lake Park PDF Print E-mail
Wednesday, 20 August 2014 20:31

The Le Sueur River Watershed Network is sponsoring a potluck followed by a nature walk narrated by Al Batt to include tour sites with experts on water quality monitoring and conservation practices. The meeting will be on August 25, 2014 from 5:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. at St. Olaf Lake Park east New Richland. The public is invited to this free event to join the conversation about the newly forming LeSueur River watershed group and to share a meal with watershed neighbors.

 
World War II was not about feeling good PDF Print E-mail
Tuesday, 19 August 2014 18:30

After all these years, Thompson talks about it

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DAMN LUCKY — That’s what Harold Thompson’s nickname was in the Philippines during World War II, where he survived many brushes with death. (Star Eagle photo by Jim Lutgens)


By JIM LUTGENS

Editor/Publisher

For many years, Harold Thompson did not talk about what happened in World War II.

That doesn’t mean he forgot; but it wasn’t necessarily where he wanted to be. Like most young American men, he felt a need to be there.

For its part in helping to defeat Germany and Japan, his has been called the Greatest Generation, and it’s something he’s proud of.

“It makes you feel good,” he said.

But World War II was not about feeling good.

 
They got the name correct PDF Print E-mail
Tuesday, 12 August 2014 15:28

Comeback queen Jade a true gem

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ENJOYING THE VIEW — Jade Schultz poses for a photo on the deck of her family’s Beaver Lake home. The 2014 NRHEG High School graduate has experienced many ups and downs while helping the Panthers win two state basketball championships and dealing with knee injuries. (Star Eagle photo by Kathy Paulsen)


By KATHY PAULSEN

Staff Writer

Jade is a hard translucent mineral.

Jade is a gemstone supposedly able to cure pain in the side.

Jade is also a girl that is a gem.

When John and Wendy Schultz named their baby girl Jade, they couldn't have been more accurate.

Jade the mineral is a gem unique for its symbolic energy and the lore that surrounds it. Jade the girl is unique for her beauty, her wide, romping expressiveness, and her robust elegance and commitment.

 
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Friday, 08 August 2014 15:04

Music, watermelon set for Saturday

There will be a musical program in downtown Ellendale Saturday, August 9, when Emma Hellvik, a great singer, will take center stage beginning at 7 p.m. Watermelon will be served prior to the music starting at 6:30.

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