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News from Eagle Bend's Past

25 Years Ago

November 11, 1998

Did you ever wonder how cheese is made? Did you ever wonder what cheese is made of? Students at Eagle Valley High School in Mrs. Inger Meyer’s microbiology class can answer these questions for you. Students in the class were making cheese last week and along with the fun they had doing so, they were learning about the cheese-making process as well as how certain bacteria help make cheese.


Danny Smith, owner of Eagle Valley Computers and Country Home Mortgage, has relocated his business to downtown Eagle Bend. He is now in the building formerly known as Sew-N-Such. Smith started his computer business in January, working out of his home. He sells, services and builds computers primarily for small businesses and personal home computers. His services include set up and delivery with every system. Smith has nine years of experience with computers and was previously employed as a beta tester for a large mortgage company in Colorado. He also had computer experience in the military.

66 Years Ago

November 14, 1957

Baskets of mums and candelabras decorated Petri Lutheran Church in Eagle Bend on Saturday, October 19, when Evelyn Maxine Hegarty, daughter of Mrs. Selma Hegarty of Eagle Bend, became the bride of Wallace Freitag of Butterfield, son of Mr. and Mrs. Raymond Freitag of Bertha. Reverend A. H. Larson officiated the double ring ceremony at 8 p.m.


Shortly after 9 a.m. on Thursday, November 14, a 1952 Mercury, driven by Royce Weishair, and a 1954 Mercury, driven by a man from Mountain Lake, who had been hunting deer near Park Rapids, collided at the intersection of Highway 71 and the road leading south out of Eagle Bend, known as the Clotho Road.



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