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Recollections


News from Eagle Bend's Past


25 Years Ago

November 25, 1998

Pictured are the Voice of Democracy winners and persons presenting the awards: Lorraine Froehlich, VFW; Jackee Svaren, second place speech; Gary Johnson, VFW; Amber Benning, first place speech; Amanda Hubbard, third place speech; Eagle Valley Superintendent Dale Svaren, Lions representative; and Alyssa LaVoie, fourth place speech.

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The first snowfall of the year brought the first barrage of complaints about snowmobiles in town. Every member of the Eagle Bend Council received phone calls with complaints ranging from sleds driving across private property to early morning and late night riders and disturbing the peace.


66 Years Ago

November 28, 1957

Army PFC LeRoy H. Henry Uhlenkamp of Eagle Bend recently was assigned as wrecker operator in the 10 Aircraft Artillery Missile Battalion’s Headquarters Battery at Fairchild Air Force Base, Washington.

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On Sunday night, at an undetermined hour, thieves broke into Marv’s Grocery here in Eagle Bend. It appears that an attempt was made to enter the store through the coal room in the basement by going down through the coal chute, but that attempt proved unsuccessful. The thieves then went to the east window in the backroom of the store, forced it open and made their entry.


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