News from Eagle Bend's Past
25 Years Ago
October 4, 1995
The 1995 Eagle Valley Homecoming Queen Kelley Greene, daughter of Tim and Char Greene, and King Cory Berg, son of Dennis and Ruth Berg, were crowned Monday evening.
Donald (Bing) Bisel has retired after 25 years as a Township Fire Warden. Many people in Burnhamville, Grey Eagle, and Birchdale Townships have gotten burning permits from Bing over the years. For 21 years he made his home in the rural community of Burtrum as owner/operator of Bisel’s Supermarket. When he sold the supermarket this past spring, he retired from his voluntary service as a fire warden.
50 Years Ago
October 1, 1970
We really gave our new kitchen a workout on Saturday evening when we had our first potluck meal since moving in. Over 70 people attended. And what a pleasure to wash dishes where we had room and a brand new sink. Everything went so well and we handled the big crowd so easily. We also have two refrigerators now, which we needed badly for those meals.
Larry W. Lehman, son of Mr. and Mrs. William Lehman, of rural Eagle Bend, is currently serving with the artillery in South Vietnam.