News from Eagle Bend's Past
25 Years Ago
March 20, 1996
Eagle Bend Oil became an island in the middle of Eagle Creek as it overflowed its boundaries last week. The annual spring overflow is one of the first rites of spring and it’s anybody’s guess which way the water will flow in a given year. On Thursday and Friday city crews and county crews worked to open passages under the bridges to allow the water to flow.
Eagle Valley High School Wrestling Coach Jerry Stone received an award from the MN State High School League for 15 years of contributions and service to wrestling.
50 Years Ago
March 18, 1971
Three members of the Eagles basketball squad were named to the Prairie Conference 1970-71 All-Conference Basketball Team. Local players honored for their excellence throughout the recently completed schedule of play by a vote of the conference coaches included Randy Hess, Ron Motl, and Kent Taber.
Voting in last week’s township election was extremely light as rural area voters went to the polls to choose members for two regular offices. Named to office in each of the township elections were one supervisor for a term of three years and a treasurer for a two-year term. Also elected at the recent two elections was one district supervisor of the Todd Soil and Water Conservation District for a five-year term for which only one candidate, Percy Perreten, was listed on the ballot.