News from Eagle Bend's Past

25 Years Ago

November 1, 1995

The Eagle Bend Junior Girl Scouts recently ventured to the Ann and Al Drayna home. Ann demonstrated to the girls many aspects of owning a horse. She showed the girls how to groom, saddle, mount, ride, direct, and how to dismount. She also demonstrated lunging the horses to let them wear off their friskiness. The girls will earn their Horse Lover badge from this after they all do a research paper on their favorite horse.


Brent Roller is pictured with his Minnesota State Red and White Show Champion bull, Rollers King-Red. Rollers King-Red was born on October 14, 1994. He was sired by Mello-D Abstract-Red and the dam was Tesch Centra Natasha-Red. Rollers King-Red received the honor of Minnesota State Champion at the show in Willmar on August 11, 1995. Brent was named champion showman at the show.

50 Years Ago

October 29, 1970

Weibye’s Department Store of Eagle Bend announced this week the purchase of the Johnson Radio and TV Shop in Miltona. The new acquisition will be operated by Jim Weibye and Mr. John Kottom, who is a recent graduate of Northwest Electronic Institute in Minneapolis.


The Frederic E. Cossentine Post Number 280 of the American Legion of Eagle Bend will sponsor a dance on Saturday evening, October 31, at the Horseshoe Lake Pavilion. Music will be furnished by Kenny Christensen and the Eagle Valley Playboys.

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